Maintenance Group Leader in Marysville, OH at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 1/3/2020

Job Snapshot

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 a Lead Maintenance Operator who will join our Growing Media team in Marysville, OH.

Typical work may include but is not limited to:

  • Responsible and accountable for the execution of maintenance goals and objectives for Cost/Productivity, Quality, Customer Service/Downtime and Associate Resources.
  • Timely issue of daily verbal and written reports.
  • Leads by direct communication with mechanics and electricians in his/her group.  This includes planning, coordinating and directing work activities within the group.  Identifies problems and initiates corrective action.
  • Under the direction of the supervisor, will help provide leadership to the maintenance department: shift assignments; break scheduling/relief, company and departmental policies, and OT policy support, etc.
  • Monitors associate in proper job performance and safety requirements, assigns work and tracks progress, evaluates employee performance, and provides appropriate follow-up and coaching.
  • Communicates and monitors safety and housekeeping programs and procedures.
  • Able to obtain detailed information on parts for the scheduler or supervisor to procure and estimate the time required accomplishing unscheduled and scheduled work within group.
  • Assists supervisor in analyzing operations, and developing, initiating, and executing specific programs.
  • Performs maintenance work orders on the schedule.
  • Must have a thorough knowledge of the Computer Maintenance Management System (CMMS) and training all associates within the group on CMMS and ensuring that they all have a through knowledge of the system and are utilizing it to their maximum ability.
  • Maintains records applicable to the job, performs related duties as assigned and keeps work area in a neat and orderly condition.
  • Will take on the responsibility of the supervisor in his/her absence.

Physical Qualifications:

  • Ability to lift 70 pounds.
  • Ability to stand, stoop, bend, twist, climb and lift for the duration of the shift.

The perfect person will have:

  • Knowledge of safety practices and procedures, production processes and organization.
  • Ability to estimate amount of work required to perform a particular job.
  • Understand and troubleshoot both mechanical and electrical problems.  Specifically, have an understanding of, but not extensively in: welding, electrical, millwrighting, plumbing, rigging, acetylene cutting and welding, sheet metal layout, fabrication and repair, and installation of all types of equipment and related facilities.
  • Able to use computers for word processing, databases, and CMMS.
  • Must have an acceptable tardy and absenteeism rate (less than 2%), and have not received any form of discipline in the last twelve months.
  • Minimum of three (3) years of maintenance experience/internal department experience  
  • High School Diploma or equivalent.

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

  • A highly competitive benefits package including: Health, Dental and vision coverage.
  • Fitness Club Reimbursement
  • Unbelievable 401k match (up to 7.5%) and discounted stock purchasing program (15% discount)
  • Our commitment to diversity and inclusion includes four employee resource groups: Scotts Women's Network, Scotts Black Employee Network, Scotts Veterans Network and Scotts Young Professionals.
  • Generous holiday and vacation days.

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

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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.