Maintenance Mechanic in Waverly, VA at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 11/21/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Waverly, VA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/21/2020

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 Maintenance Mechanic who will join our Waverly, VA facility.

What you'll do in this role:

  • Performs repair and maintenance on parts of equipment and machines including electrical, electronic, mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic repairs.
  • Maintain records of jobs performed in order to develop a history of repairs so that preventative maintenance can be performed.
  • Perform or assist in the installation of machinery and equipment.
  • Assists workers in diagnosing malfunctions in machinery and equipment.
  • Keeps work area clean, orderly and safe.
  • Inspects and adjusts equipment.

What you'll need to be successful:

  • HS/GED, required.
  • Three (3) years minimum industrial experience as a Mechanic or in a related role.
  • Prior electrical experience
  • Must have basic computer skills, PLC programming, ladder logic, hydraulics and pneumatics aptitude.
  • Graduate from an applicable certified apprentice program or company approved mechanical training program.
  • 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):

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

  • Fitness Club Reimbursement ($350)

  • Nutrition reimbursement program (up to $200 per associate and per spouse)

  • First day of hire, 401K match (up to 7.5%) and discounted stock purchasing program (15% discount).

  • Our commitment to diversity and inclusion includes employee resource groups: Scotts Women’s Network, Scotts Black Employee Network, Scotts Veterans Network and GroPride Network, Scotts Young Professionals.

  • 13 SMG paid holiday days and generous vacation policy.

    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.

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