Operator, Sr Maintenance in Imlay City, MI at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 10/3/2019

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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. ​

We are looking for a 2nd shift Sr. Maintenance Operator who will grow at our Imlay City, MI location.

Individual performs maintenance duties as assigned. The duties listed under work performed are not all inclusive and are only intended to indicate what may be expected. Maintains a safe working environment according to company policy at all times.

Duties and Responsibilities of a Sr. Maintenance Operator:

Performs repair and preventative maintenance on equipment and machines including electrical, electronic, mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic repairs.

Read interpret and update PLC ladder programs, electrical/mechanical blueprints, schematics, and flow diagrams.  

Restore system operating PLC programs, HMI programs, and verify correct software revisions/editions.  

Record maintenance activities, develop and execute job plans, and communicate new procedures used in troubleshooting.

Provide leadership and serve as a technical resource to associates training in the electrical and troubleshooting discipline.

Comply with housekeeping and safety rules.

Perform or assist in the installation of machinery and equipment as needed
Diagnose malfunctions in machinery and equipment.

Inspects and adjusts equipment.

Operate production equipment to validate improvements and support production needs.
Operate heavy equipment and perform other duties as assigned.

Keeps work area clean, orderly and safe.

Qualification Requirements

High School diploma or equivalent

Technical certification or degree in electronics or electrical maintenance/discipline

3 plus years in manufacturing or industrial maintenance, equipment repair, or electrical repair

Electrical troubleshooting, mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic repair experience.

Excellent problem solving and decision making skills

Able to operate electrical, electronic, pneumatic and refrigeration test equipment

Fabrication experience

Personal computer skills and experience with maintenance systems

Clean background and driving record (checks are required)

Ability to communicate effectively with vendors and customers as needed

Knowledge of maintenance and safety procedures, and some of loading and order picking procedures.
May be required to have own set of tools.

Skills and Abilities

Able to identify all materials used, detail oriented, follow safe practices and procedures, ability to read English and or follow directions, able to work in a dusty environment, hot/cold/ rainy weather, lift 80 pounds, and be able to climb ladders and work on their feet for the entire day. Willingness to work mandatory overtime including weekends and holidays.



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