Maintenance Mechanic, Equipment in Vancouver, WA at Hawthorne Gardening Co.

Date Posted: 11/23/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

At the Hawthorne Gardening Company (HGC) we want our people to empower more people to garden no matter where and how they choose to grow. We accomplish this by encouraging people to live happier, healthier lives through gardening. If you also feel this way then you’d fit in great with us!

We are looking for a Maintenance Mechanic who will grow at our Vancouver, WA facility. We are currently offering a $1500 sign-on bonus!

In this role you will:

  • Repair, assemble, maintain, and disassemble machinery, equipment, and other elements in accordance with operation manuals, manufacturer's specifications, diagrams and sketches.
  • Fabricates, assembles, treats repairs parts and other elements of the company using hand, power and pneumatic tools, conveyors, and industrial equipment.
  • Interpret specifications and blueprints to construct layouts and reference points on projects.
  • Troubleshoot and diagnose problems with machines, equipment, or other elements.
  • Ensure compliance with mandatory state and federal occupational health and safety laws.
  • Maintain clean and safe working environment by ensuring work spaces are cleaned during down-time and at the end of each day.
  • Participate as a vital team member, and contribute towards the success of the organization.

The perfect person will have:

  • High school diploma or GED (General Education Diploma) equivalency, and minimum 5 years in facility maintenance.
  • Ability to operate machinery and equipment.
  • Strong math skills.
  • Ability to critically think and troubleshoot complex electrical-mechanical systems.
  • Knowledge of pneumatics, hydraulics, and electronics.
  • Ability to read and understand blueprints and technical instruction.
  • Knowledge of state and federal laws.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work positively in a team environment.
  • Be detail oriented and have basic problem solving skills.
  • Be self-motivated.

Our commitment to LiveTotal Health puts the wellness and safety of our associates and their families as the top priority.  Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, ensuring associate safety has been a primary focus for all of us at Scotts.  During this year’s flu season and the continuing pandemic, we remain committed to doing everything we can to keep our associates healthy and safe.   As such, we are requiring our US associates to get a flu vaccine. This safety measure will help protect our associates, our families and our communities.  We recognize a medical or personal circumstance may prevent you from meeting this requirement and we have a process to address those concerns.

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

The Hawthorne Gardening Company is a start-up company focused on hydroponic gardening. Dedicated to creating high quality products founded in social and environmental responsibility. Backed by the largest lawn and garden company in the U.S. (Scotts Miracle-Gro, NYSE: SMG) we bring new ideas, values, and culture to our endeavors without the constraints of a large corporation. We are an energetic, progressive-minded, sustainability-focused group of highly-motivated individuals, eager to share our love of gardening with the world.

The brands and products within our portfolio include: Sunlight Supply, General Hydroponics, General Organics, Vermicrop, Botanicare, AeroGarden, CanFilters and Gavita Lighting.

Hawthorne Gardening Company is an EEO Employer, dedicated to a culturally diverse, drug free workplace.

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Notification to Agencies:

Please note that the Hawthorne Gardening 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 Hawthorne Gardening Company will not consider or approve payment regarding recruiter fees or referral compensations.