Industrial Maintenance Mechanic - Geismar, LA in Geismar, LA at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 11/19/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Geismar, LA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:

Job Description

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. ​

We are looking for full time Industrial Maintenance Mechanic to join our team at our Geismar, LA manufacturing plant! Come join our team - location right in between Baton Rouge and New Orleans!

The Industrial Maintenance Mechanic is responsible for installing, repairing and maintaining all industrial equipment at the plant site. This includes installing/repairing mechanical piping, rotating equipment, fabricating and welding. The individual must be able to demonstrate proficiency in pump rebuilding, equipment alignment, pipeline welding and troubleshooting complex mechanical systems

What you’ll do in this role:

  • Assist in the execution of our operations by assisting team members with maintenance needs

  • Troubleshoot and perform repairs and maintenance on parts of equipment including mechanical, hydraulic, electrical  and pneumatic repairs. 

  • Repair production line equipment including conveyor belts, packaging equipment, grinding equipment and stacking equipment

  • May perform or assist in the installation of machinery and equipment

  • Cut and welding, including light steel fabrication

  • Install/repair HDPE, FRP and Steel pipelines

  • Performs maintenance duties or other duties as assigned 

What you’ll need to be successful: 

  • Demonstrated continuous improvement and problem solving skills

  • Prior relevant maintenance experience

  • Teachable attitude and ability to learn on the job in a fast paced environment 

  • Must be able to perform physical tasks for extended periods of time including: standing, walking, climbing, bending, pushing, pulling and twisting over surfaces and lifting at least 50 lbs.

  • Willing and able to work any shift schedule, including nights and weekends (shift differential and overtime available) 

  • Willing and able to adhere to all safety standards and wear all necessary personal protective equipment.

  • Knowledge of quality concepts and methods.

What we do for you (just to list a few cool ones): 

  • Offer extremely competitive benefits including: Health, Dental and Vision coverage

  • Very competitive hourly rate

  • Fitness club reimbursement

  • Unbelievable 401K match (up to 7.5%) and discounted stock purchasing program (15% discount).

  • Generous holiday and vacation days

Not interested in this role? Stay up to date on future opportunities by joining our ScottsMiracle-Gro and Hawthorne Gardening talent networks.

Scotts is an EEO Employer, dedicated to a culturally diverse, drug free workplace.

EEO/AA Employer/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

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.