Maintenance Mechanic - night shift in Vancouver, WA at Hawthorne Gardening Co.

Date Posted: 2/23/2021

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 join our team in Vancouver, WA.

This will be a night shift position. Rotating days from 6PM-6AM, including every other weekend.

The Maintenance Mechanic performs maintenance duties as assigned. The duties listed below are not all inclusive and are only intended to indicate what may be expected.

What you’ll do in this role:

•       Perform repair and maintenance on parts of equipment and machines including electrical, electronic, mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic repairs

•       May maintain records of jobs performed in order to develop a history of repairs so that preventative maintenance can be performed

•       May perform or assist in the installation of machinery and equipment

•       Assists workers in diagnosing malfunctions in machinery and equipment

•       Keeps work area clean, orderly and safe

•       Inspects and adjusts equipment

What you’ll need to be successful:

•       High School diploma or equivalent

•       Electrical troubleshooting, mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic repair experience helpful

•       Knowledge of maintenance and safety procedures, and some of loading and order picking procedures

•       A minimum of one plus years of production plant experience is preferred

•       May be required to have own set of tools

•       Ability to read English and follow directions

•       Able to identify all materials used

•       Detail oriented

•       Follow safe practices and procedures

•       Able to work in a dusty environment, hot/cold/ rainy weather, lift 50 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.

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/ Individual & $500/Family

•       Starting day one, 401K match (up to 7.5%) and discounted stock purchasing program (15% discount).

•       Our commitment to diversity and inclusion includes four employee resource groups: Scotts Women’s Network, Scotts Black Employee Network, Scotts Veterans Network and Scotts Young Professionals.

•       Generous vacation day policy in addition to 11 holidays

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.

EEO/AA Employer/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

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.