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Maintenance Technician in Vancouver, WA at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 2/28/2019

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 Maintenance Tech who will grow at our Vancouver, WA facility.

Under general supervision, this position is responsible for building, equipment repairs and installation. This is a safety sensitive position
where the employee holding this position has the responsibility for his/her own safety and other people's safety.

In this role you will:

● Conduct preventive equipment maintenance
● Troubleshoot and repair electrical equipment (strong knowledge of motor
controls).
● Evaluate and make recommendations regarding repairs.
● Manage building repairs
● Assist custom part fabrication as needed
● Conduct equipment install
● Perform scheduled routine maintenance on sheet metal manufacturing
equipment.
● Troubleshoot and repair manufacturing equipment as needed (strong
knowledge of hydraulics and pneumatics required).
● Maintain equipment documentation and logs.
● Maintain and follow company safety programs.

The perfect person will have:

● High School Diploma or equivalent. At least two years combined experience with equipment repair, electrician
● Certified forklift operator license
● Posses a Clean background and driving record (checks are required)
● Mechanically inclined abilities
● Ability to communicate effectively with vendors and customers as needed
● Ability to drive safely and responsibly
● Attention to detail
● Time management skills

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand and walk for long periods of time, use hands to finger, handle objects, tools, or controls; and reach and lift repetitively with hands and arms. The employee is sometimes required to walk and lift or move up to 50 pounds.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

● Time for this position is split between an office and warehouse environment
● The noise level while in the office is typically quiet
● The noise level while in the warehouse is typically moderately noisy to noisy
● The indoor work environment is typically an indoors climate controlled and structured business setting
● The warehouse work environment is typically an indoors and open warehouse setting subject to extreme shifts in temperature

This is what we will bring to the table:

● Extremely competitive benefits including: Health, Dental and Vision coverage
● Discounted gym memberships across the U.S.
● A highly energetic and fast paced environment at a rapidly growing company
● Unbelievable 401K match and discounted stock purchasing program
● Generous vacation day policy in addition to 11 holidays

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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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