Maintenance Mechanic in Columbus, OH at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 11/5/2020

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. ​

Scotts Miracle Gro is looking for an experienced Mechanic to join our Maintenance Department. A Maintenance Mechanic must have the ability to troubleshoot and perform mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic repairs on all machinery and equipment at our Marysville site. This position is also responsible for preventive maintenance and assisting in the installation of machinery and equipment

What you'll do in this role:

  • Troubleshoot and repair mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic equipment
  • Install and repair mechanical piping
  • Rotating equipment
  • Perform Steel Fabrication and Welding
  • Perform rebuilds on pumps and equipment alignment
  • Repair production line equipment (conveyor belts, packaging and stacking equipment)
  • Install and repair HDPE, FRP, and Steel pipe lines
  • Operate forklifts and man lifts as needed
  • Complete all assigned duties in a safe, clean working environment

What you'll need to be successful:

  • Three (3) years minimum industrial experience as a Mechanic or in a related role.
  • Ability to properly tension belt drive systems.
  • Able to pass all positions for CS flat plate welding.
  • One (1) year minimum experience troubleshooting maintenance issues on conveyors, packaging equipment and stacking equipment.
  • Prior experience installing roller, ball and antifriction bearings.
  • Prior lubrication experience (ultra sonic lubrication, pressurized oil systems, sampling gearboxes).
  • Prior electrical experience
  • HS/GED, required.
  • Graduate from an applicable certified apprentice program or company approved mechanical training program.
  • Valid Driver’s License and a good driving record are required in order to drive company vehicles on property.
  • Position entails prolonged and repetitive motion of standing, twisting, stooping, kneeling, squatting, bending, climbing, reaching overhead and arms/hands dexterity
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 75 lbs.

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

  • $5,000 Sign on Bonus

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

  • Fitness club reimbursement - $350/ Individual & $500/Family

  • Starting day one, 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 vacation day policy in addition to 11 holidays

Our commitment to LiveTotal Health puts the wellness and safety of our associates and their families as the top priority.  Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, ensuring associate safety has been a primary focus for all of us at Scotts.  During this year’s flu season and the continuing pandemic, we remain committed to doing everything we can to keep our associates healthy and safe.   As such, we are requiring our US associates to get a flu vaccine. This safety measure will help protect our associates, our families and our communities.  We recognize a medical or personal circumstance may prevent you from meeting this requirement and we have a process to address those concerns. 

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.

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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.