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Plant Maintenance Mechanic - Jackson, GA at Scotts Miracle-Gro

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

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Location: Jackson, Georgia

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 Plant Maintenance Mechanic to join our team at our Jackson, GA manufacturing plant!

What you'll do in this role:
  • Troubleshoot and perform repairs and maintenance on parts of equipment including forklift, mechanical, hydraulic, electrical and pneumatic repairs.
  • Repair production line equipment including conveyor belts, packaging equipment, grinding equipment and stacking equipment
  • May perform or assist in the installation of machinery and equipment
  • Cut and welding, including light steel fabrication
  • Install/repair HDPE, FRP and Steel pipelines
  • Performs maintenance duties or other duties as assigned

What you'll need to be successful:
  • Previous multicraft maintenance experience
  • Knowledge of mechanical maintenance to include MIG and Stick welding, fabrication and some machining.
  • Knowledge of conveyors, shaker screens, bagging machines, palletizers, and wrappers/hooders.
  • Knowledge of industrial electrical circuits and control systems, 480 3 phase, 24 volt control systems, and a good understanding of PLCs.
  • Demonstrated continuous improvement and problem solving skills
  • Must be able to perform physical tasks for extended periods of time including: standing, walking, climbing, bending, pushing, pulling and twisting over surfaces and lifting at least 50 lbs.
  • Willing and able to work any shift schedule, including nights and weekends (shift differential and overtime available)
  • Willing and able to adhere to all safety standards and wear all necessary personal protective equipment.

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 spouse)
  • First day of hire, 401K match (up to 7.5%) and discounted stock purchasing program (15% discount).
  • 12 SMG paid holiday and generous vacation policy

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.