Maintenance Mechanic - 3rd Shift
Scotts Miracle-Gro

Fort Madison, Iowa

Posted in Retail

$31.90 - $43.25 per hour

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Job Info

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. Below are details on an open job. If the role interests you and you would like to be considered we encourage you to apply!

The hourly rate for this position at Scotts/Hawthorne will generally fall between $31.90 - 43.25 per hour and is paid weekly. Scotts/Hawthorne will consider various factors in determining the actual pay including your skills, qualifications, experience, and geographical location.

We are looking for a Maintenance Mechanic who will join our Liquids Manufacturing team in Ft. Madison IA.

What you'll do in this role:

  • Troubleshoot problems to affect complex repairs by referring to equipment manuals and following repair procedures, so equipment can be operational with a minimum of down time.
  • Identify, document, and correct potential safety hazards while fulfilling work orders and other maintenance projects.
  • Support 5S activities in maintenance and in the factory value streams.
  • Utilize maintenance information for root cause analysis, improved equipment up-time, spares optimization, and cost reduction initiatives.
  • Process the necessary paperwork involved in daily work such as preventative maintenance work orders, purchase requisitions and other documents specific to the work area.
  • Perform preventive maintenance work on equipment and situations to ensure minimal down time of manufacturing equipment so production targets are achieved. Maintenance can include cleaning and lubricating shafts, bearings, gears, and other parts of machinery. Inspect and test machinery and equipment.
  • Dismantle defective machines and equipment and install new or repaired parts, following manufacturer's specifications and blueprints, using precision measuring instruments and hand tools.
  • Assemble, install, and program mechanical, electro-mechanical and automated machinery and systems such as production machinery / tools, storage racks, and robots.
  • Responds to emergency / unscheduled equipment needs.
What you'll need to be successful:
  • High School diploma or GED required, associates degree in a technical field or equivalent experience preferred.
  • At least 5 years of machining and tool making experience
  • Knowledge of mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulics with ability to take voltage, amperage, OHM, pressure and/or flow reading in accordance with ladder and schematic diagrams and determine values. Electrical/electronic knowledge/skill include but not limited to controls, magnetic starters, rotary switches, relays, solenoids, brakes, input/output devices for PLC's, CNC and standard electrical wiring principles for AC (up to 480v. three phase) and DC. Knowledge of linear and rotary drives including but not limited to ball screws, right angle, gear reducers, variable speed, rack and pinion, belt and chain, and hydraulic and pneumatic.
  • Ability to be certified to operate forklifts, scissor lift, overhead cranes and hoists to assist in material and personnel movement required.
  • Must have in depth working knowledge and awareness to comply with all standard OSHA and State safety regulations and policies such as Lock Out Tag Out procedures; proper handling of solvents and chemicals according to MSDS sheet; vision, hearing and respiratory protection; and proper lifting techniques.
  • Excellent skills in interpersonal communication and teamwork.
  • Possess strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Work independently and possess a high level of self-motivation and initiative.
  • Effectively problem solve, prioritize, and follow through on assignments and projects.
  • Must be able to maintain inventory levels for spare parts and submit requests for additional parts as needed.

What we do for you (just to name a few cool ones):
  • Medical, dental, vision, life insurance, holidays, vacation and sick time benefits available within a month of your start date
  • Healthcare navigation, advocacy and support
  • 401(k) company match up to 7.5% with immediate participation and vesting
  • Ability to purchase company stock at a 15% discounted price from market value
  • $600 annual wellness reimbursement program
  • Up to $30,000 to help cover the cost of fertility treatments, adoption or surrogacy
  • Up to 18 weeks of time away to support your growing family
  • To view all of our great benefits, click here!

* Eligibility for the above benefits may vary based on full-time/part-time status or additional factors.

Not interested in this role? Stay up to date on future opportunities by joining our ScottsMiracle-Gro and Hawthorne Gardening talent communities.

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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