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Machine Maintenance Mechanic

Company: Central Garden & Pet
Location: Norton
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

Green Garden Products, a subsidiary of Central Garden & Pet, the number one supplier of top-quality flower seeds and non-GMO vegetable seeds for the gardening industry, is now seeking a Machine Maintenance Mechanic for the Norton, MA facility. This is a Non-Exempt, full-time position. Central Garden & Pet Company (NASDAQ: CENT) is a leading innovator, marketer and producer of quality branded products for the pet and lawn and garden supplies markets. Please see our website at for additional company information. Job Summary: The Maintenance Mechanic will oversee the performance and maintenance of large production machinery. - Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Performs preventive maintenance inspections and service on machines.
  • Thoroughly cleans machines and machine parts, removing parts and reinstalling as necessary.
  • Oils and lubricates moving parts on machines to ensure effective performance.
  • Records and reports damaged, worn, or broken parts.
  • Orders and installs replacement parts for machines.
  • Identifies the causes of unexpected breakdowns of machines.
  • Troubleshoots, tests and repairs broken machines quickly and efficiently.
  • Prepares reports documenting work performed.
  • Cleans, organizes, inventories, stocks, and otherwise maintains shop areas, parts, tools, and supplies.
  • Coordinates with managers to schedule regular maintenance on machines.
  • Collaborates with product manager or plant engineer regarding new products being added and modifications that will be required. -
  • Makes necessary modifications and implements tests runs; confers with product manager regarding test results and makes additional alterations to machinery as required. -
  • Performs other related duties as assigned. Required Skills/Abilities:
    • Mechanically inclined with great problem-solving skills.
    • Works well independently and with others.
    • Good communication skills.
    • Organized with attention to detail.
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced and rapidly moving environment. - Education and Experience:
      • High School diploma or equivalent. -
      • Some vocational or community college with related coursework or equivalent experience, required. Physical Requirements:
        • Prolonged periods standing and walking.
        • Able to bend, stretch, push, pull, and move as needed to reach, clean, and service machinery.
        • Must be able to visually inspect machines.
        • Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds. - At Central Garden & Pet (NASDAQ: CENT and CENTA), we believe home is at the center of our lives, and our employees are driven by our purpose to nurture happy and healthy homes. Our company is made up of thousands of people across North America, with an emerging footprint across the U.K., Mexico, China and Canada - all dedicated to helping gardens bloom bigger, pets live healthier and communities grow stronger. We are united by our mission to lead the future of the garden and pet industries---one blade of grass and one wagging tail at a time. Visit our website at - - -to learn more. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Central Garden & Pet, Brockton , Machine Maintenance Mechanic, Professions , Norton, Massachusetts

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