919 Marvin Street, Kent, OH, USA
Smithers-Oasis Company

Who We Are:

Smithers-Oasis, located in Kent, Ohio, is a global leader in the manufacturing and marketing of floral, grower, post-harvest and specialty foam products. We have operations in over 20 countries. Established in 1954, Smithers-Oasis’ brands include OASIS® Floral Products, FLORALIFE® Postharvest Products, OASIS® Grower Solutions and ENGINEERED PRODUCTS.

To learn more about who we are, please visit our website at www.smithersoasis.com.

What We Need:

We are seeking a skilled Maintenance Mechanic/Electrician who can troubleshoot, perform routine mechanical and electrical maintenance, repair, and install equipment within our facilities. This individual, by nature, must be a good communicator, trustworthy and reliable.

Areas of focus for this role will include (but not be limited to):

  • Troubleshoot, repair and maintain manufacturing and facility equipment.
  • Perform electrical troubleshooting which includes variable frequency drives and basic troubleshooting of PLC and CNC controlled equipment.
  • Responsible for the electrical installation of new, used, and relocated equipment per applicable electrical and building codes.
  • Responsible for planning, generating bills of material, and purchasing materials for electrical projects.
  • Perform basic machining tasks using a vertical mill, metal lathe, and surface grinder.
  • Perform basic fabrication tasks. TIG, MIG, or stick welding skills preferred.
  • Perform facility upgrades or repairs which could involve carpentry, plumbing, roof repair, and painting.
  • Perform duties as specified by work orders, blueprints, sketches or charts.
  • Inspect completed work for conformance to specifications.
  • Perform all work with adherence to safety procedures and applicable codes.
  • Maintain daily log of activities performed.
  • Participate and support PSM-PM and PM programs.
  • Assist in snow removal of designated areas.
  • Assist as required, in maintaining plant safety and security.
  • Attend appropriate/required educational training programs.
  • Lead, participate in and support Smithers-Oasis continuous improvement activities.
  • Perform other duties as required.

Who We Are Looking For:

  • An individual with a high school diploma with an electrical certification from a trade school, college or formal technical education
  • An individual who has 3 – 5 years of industrial electrical experience
  • An individual with experience in Process Safety Management (PSM); predictive and preventative maintenance tasks is preferred.
  • An individual with excellent verbal, written and customer service skills
  • An individual who holds a valid driver’s license.

What We Offer:

  • Starting pay for this position is $24.20 per hour but may increase based on relevant experience.
  • Our company culture places a high value on integrity and trust, respect and collaboration and offers an opportunity to add value to the organization and build strong professional relationships.
  • We offer a competitive salary and benefit plan options, quarterly bonus pay, paid-time off and an immediately vested company-matched 401k plan.

This is a full-time position which will, at times, require overtime hours as well as call-backs. Call backs may occur during off-shifts.  The normal work schedule will typically rotate from Monday through Thursday from 6:00am to 4:30pm and Monday through Thursday from 6:30am to 5:00pm.

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