Operator, Maintenance in Tyler, TX at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 9/15/2020

Job Snapshot

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    Tyler, TX
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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. ​

At Scotts Miracle-Gro we think people are like plants....in the right place you will grow and flourish. Are you an advocate of making the world a more beautiful place by inspiring others, championing new ideas and being intellectually curious? Are you not afraid to roll up your sleeves and get your hands dirty? If so, then we want you as part of our Scotts family!

We are looking for a Maintenance Operator  at our production facility in Tyler, TX. 

What you’ll do in this role:

  • Administers workload to subordinates and follows up on the quality and quantity of their work.

  • Plans, prepares and revises any equipment problems, new projects and safety issues to insure cost effective methods and materials are used to complete the task in a timely manner.

  • Repairs broken machinery and equipment using the proper use of tools and insures all safety precautions are implemented before starting the task.

  • Performs preventative maintenance on the plant equipments and warehouse equipment.                

  • May assist in other areas of the plant or region to insure a smooth operation of business.

  • Report quality and safety outages and work to correct where necessary

  • Comply with OSHA and MSDS Standards

What you’ll need to be successful:

  • Preferred education level is a High School Diploma or GED.

  • 4 years of experience in a manufacturing environment.

  • Knowledge of equipment maintenance and repair procedures, basic electrical practices, safe practices and procedures, 

  • Ability to read and write English and to follow instructions.

  • Ability to work in a dusty environment, hot/cold/rainy weather.  

  • Ability to climb ladders and work at high elevations.  

  • Basic electrical knowledge, ability to operate power tools.  

  • Ability to fabricate guards, hoppers, etc. to insure we maintain a safe work environment.

  • Ability to lift 50 pounds

  • Ability to climb on and off of required equipment

  • Ability to communicate effectively

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide

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/ 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


Not interested in this role? Check out our other career opportunities and learn more about what it’s like to work at Scotts MiracleGro by accessing our Talent Network: SMG Talent Network

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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