Plant Maintenance Mechanic - A $2,000 signing bonus for a new employee. in Delhi at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 11/18/2021

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Here at Scotts Miracle-Gro there is no such thing as a typical day.  Our culture is constantly energized by new and exciting growth opportunities and at a rapid pace.  Every Associate plays an important role in providing innovative solutions for today’s gardeners and growers and contributing new ideas to improve operations. In our company you need grit, it is what we were founded on over 150 years ago and is what keeps us growing. Regardless of your level in the organization there is a platform for your voice to be heard and the ability to influence change. Family, community and hard working values are weaved into all that we do. Come grow with us, where we develop and nurture the next generation of leaders. ​

This position will support all operations day, afternoon or night shift as scheduled ensure plant and roll stock equipment is in safe working condition, operable. Be proactive and perform services and respond with urgency to equipment breakdowns.

In this role you will:

Start-up the plant, compressors, turn on the packaging equipment, heat, start-up printers; replace parts or make adjustments as planned/requested prior to production.

Perform equipment inspections PM and maintain records as per preventive maintenance plan.

Schedule/organize repairs with operations and perform repairs.

Assist with the development of a maintenance inspection plan.

Perform planned parts replacements/repairs as per daily maintenance request boards.

Troubleshoot, problem solve, and repair equipment breakdowns and stoppages to specification and with a sense of urgency.

Replace like for like fuses, relays, motors, coils, contactors, limit switches, electrical push buttons.

Replace roller bearings, gearboxes, conveyor rollers.

Coordinate/liaise with offsite support for equipment troubleshooting and repairs.

Review roll stock check sheets and perform repairs as required.

Order parts for roll stock equipment, plant equipment as required following purchasing procedures.

Take call out for afternoon shift as required.

Responsible to maintain parts and tool storage areas.

Perform all work in a safe and responsible manner.

Adhere to start/stop times, breaks as scheduled and other policies as they apply, use of communications equipment and orderly maintenance of all company assets, vehicles.

Assist with set-up and fine tuning of automated bagging equipment.

The perfect person will have:

Trade certification as an Industrial Mechanic or 5-10 years’ experience in lieu of certification;

Electrical troubleshooting experience is a must;

Mechanical aptitude and experience with the installation of motors, gearboxes, pulleys, sprockets bearings, familiar with conveyors, screeners an asset, welding, soldering;

Experience with automated packaging equipment is an asset;

PLC experience with Allen Bradley is a definite asset;

Must be a natural organizer and tidy, i.e. a place for everything and everything in its place;

A “can-do” positive attitude;

Problem solver and able to improvise, a self-starter.


Not interested in this role? Check out our other career opportunities and learn more about what it’s like to work at Scotts MiracleGro by accessing our Talent Network: SMG Talent Network

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE: SMG) is the world's largest marketer of branded consumer lawn and garden products, with a full range of products for professional horticulture as well. Scotts Miracle-Gro has helped to grow the nearly $7 billion global consumer lawn and garden market through product innovation, industry-leading advertising efforts and its trusted brands.

The brands and products within our portfolio include: Scotts, Miracle-Gro, TomCat, Ortho, RoundUp, Bonnie Plants, Osmocote, Earthgro and Fafard.

Scotts is an EEO Employer.

Notification to Agencies:

Please note that the Scotts Miracle-Gro company does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement, and specific approval to submit resumes to an approved requisition, the Scotts Miracle-Gro company will not consider or approve payment regarding recruiter fees or referral compensations.