Maintenance Technician/Foreman in Tuscaloosa, AL at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 9/6/2020

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 Maintenance Technician or Maintenance Foreman  to join our team at our Vance, AL manufacturing plant! 

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:

  • 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 

The perfect person will have: 

  • At least five years of multicraft maintenance experience 5-10 years. 

  • Knowledge of mechanical maintenance to include MIG and Stick welding, fabrication and some machining. 

  • Knowledge of conveyors, shaker screens, bagging machines, palletizers, and wrappers/hooders. 

  • Knowledge of industrial electrical circuits and control system, 480 3 phase, 24 volt control systems, and a good understanding of PLCs.

  • Demonstrated continuous improvement and problem solving skills

  • 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 computer systems for planning, purchasing, and tracking maintenance activities; experienced in Microsoft Office and Google Suite, SAP, & CMMS. 

  • Knowledge of LEAN manufacturing would be an added plus 

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

  • 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.

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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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