Maintenance Technician in Saint Margarets at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 8/6/2020

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. ​

Position Title:

Maintenance Technician

Name & Title of Supervisor:

Production Supervisor

Position Overview: 

Maintenance Technician will be responsible for all aspects of maintenance using a variety of hand, power, pneumatic, and computer diagnostic tools and testing instruments to troubleshoot, maintain, repair and overhaul manufacturing equipment to include specialized systems and components as well as related equipment.

Requisite Qualifications:

  • Industrial Electrical OR Millwright license,  OR extensive experience in industrial electricity and mechanics in an environment dealing with rotating equipment, power transmission systems, motion control, PLC programming welding and steel fabrication 
  • 2- 5 Years’ experience working with pneumatic, electrical and mechanical systems. Must have strong mechanical and electrical skills. 
  • Automation skills are a great asset. 
  • Experience in  the manufacturing industry is an asset. 
  • Basic Microsoft Office and computer skills. 
  • Strong analytical ability to diagnose and resolve practical issues. 
  • Able to read and understand schematics, operations, service and safety manuals. Strong attention to detail with a strong focus on quality and safety. 
  • Able to work efficiently as a part of a team as well as independently. 
  • Communicate clearly and concisely in English, both verbally and in writing. Bilingualism is an asset.
  • Self-starter to anticipate and resolve needs and requirements. 
  • Proven ability to work under tight deadlines while maintaining safety and quality. 
  • Respond quickly, calmly and appropriately to emergency situations. 
  • Strong manual dexterity to use various hand tools and equipment. 
  • Able to lift/carry up to 50 pounds on a frequent basis. 
  • Able to climb, kneel and walk on a regular basis. 
  • Able to work in all weather conditions, including snow and rain. 
  • Exposure to high voltage. 
  • Able to work rotating shifts, including overtime and on-call requirements (Seasonal)
  • Able to speak, read and write English. Bilingualism is preferred.

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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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