Supervisor, Maintenance in Santa Rosa, CA at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 9/26/2020

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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 Maintenance Supervisor who will grow at our Santa Rosa, California facility. 

A person in the Maintenance Supervisor role  is accountable for keeping the production output optimized and maintaining seamless functioning of all equipment and machinery in a unit. An individual for this role requires having administrative as well as organizational capabilities and leading a team of subordinates for conducting maintenance activities. This job usually pertains to a manufacturing unit, production house or factory facilities.

In this role you will:

  • Provide emergency/unscheduled repairs of production equipment during production shifts
  • Conduct regular inspection and preventative maintenance of all the machinery in the facility including repair scheduling
  • Lead a team of subordinates and assigning work areas/ tasks to them
  • Ensure that all safety norms and regulations are adhered to
  • Plan and schedule maintenance and service activities/ repairs in a way that the process of production has the least amount of interruption
  • Ensure that the machinery and equipment are being used to full capacity and that production is optimized
  • Keep a record of all service, maintenance and refurbishment carried out on the machinery
  • Maintain a maintenance budget and spending
  • Know what the equipment lifespan and expectancy is
  • Specify and help procure equipment as capacity needs change

The perfect person will have:

  • Excellent written as well as verbal communication skills
  • Ability to effectively manage time and lead a team of subordinates
  • Organizational and administrative skills
  • Ability to analyze and interpret schematics and blueprints
  • High school degree, diploma or a GED equivalent qualification from a certified college is basic requirement
  • Familiarity with OSHA and industrial safety
  • Bachelor’s degree or an associate’s degree or diploma in mechanical engineering or any other related field of study with about 2 to 3 years of experience working as a maintenance manager is required

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)
  • Nutrition reimbursement program (up to $200 per associate and per spouse)
  • First day of hire, 401K match (up to 7.5%) and discounted stock purchasing program (15% discount).
  • Our commitment to diversity and inclusion includes employee resource groups: Scotts Women’s Network, Scotts Black Employee Network, Scotts Veterans Network and GroPride Network, Scotts Young Professionals.
  • 12 SMG paid holiday days and generous vacation policy


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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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