HR Associate - Remote in Marysville, OH at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 10/17/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

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.  Every Associate plays an important role in providing innovative solutions for today’s gardeners and growers and contributing new ideas to improve operations. In our company you need grit, it is what we were founded on over 150 years ago and is what keeps us growing. Regardless of your level in the organization there is a platform for your voice to be heard and the ability to influence change. Family, community and hard working values are weaved into all that we do. Come grow with us, where we develop and nurture the next generation of leaders. ​

We are looking for an HR Associate who will join our Human Resources team.  Position is remote and supporting the Hawthorne Gardening Company.

Why is this a great opportunity for you?

  • Growth Opportunities - Our HR Operations  team is made up of a diverse group of associates, positions and work.  This position is crucial to the succession planning of our HR department.  

  • Exposure - One of the awesome aspects of being part of the HR Operations team is that you will have exposure to and participate in a wide variety of HR projects, programs, and tasks.  

As the HR Associate you will focus on associate experience, HR operational excellence, and supporting the HR Operations team in driving business and talent growth with a specific business group(s).  We have big ideas about how to solve complex business problems but don’t always have the time to do the research, find the solution and put it all together to get it across the finish line. That is where we need you.  

What you’ll do in this role:

  • Interact daily with our amazing associates to answer questions about our top notch benefits plans, payroll, or occasionally just chat with them about how their day is going

  • Build strong relationships and provide daily support with key HR partners to ensure the team is meeting the needs of our internal customers

  • Execute associate service standards for various associate support channels including email, case management tickets and phone calls

  • Assist our business partners with associate changes to make sure our systems are accurate and up to date 

  • Help drive process improvement initiatives that contribute to long-term operational excellence and identify other business opportunities and/or improvements and initiatives

  • Support communication to the business of changes to policies and procedures

What you’ll need to be successful:

  • 2-3 years HR experience

  • Exposure to supporting multiple business functions preferred; experience to include:

    • Conducting exit interviews, talent development efforts and involvement in ER investigations

    • Coaching, counseling, and influencing business partners and/or leaders in regards to HR related matters 

  • Understanding of Employment Law and organizational development

  • Experience overcoming obstacles and seeing things through despite challenges

  • Ability to prioritize and organize effectively and to show initiative to accomplish job duties in a timely manner

  • Self-starter and are energized by your intellectual curiosity

What we do for you (just to list a few cool ones):

  • A place on an engaged team of passionate colleagues in a growing and dynamic industry

  • Offer extremely competitive benefits including: Health, Dental and Vision coverage

  • First day of hire, 401K match (up to 7.5%) and discounted stock purchasing program (15% discount)

  • 13 paid holidays and generous vacation policy

  • Onsite wellness center which includes: 24,000 sq. ft. fitness center, Walgreens pharmacy and Doctor’s office or if remote a Fitness Club Reimbursement ($350)

  •  Nutrition reimbursement program (up to $200 per associate and per spouse)

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

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. With the continuing pandemic, we remain committed to doing everything we can to keep our associates healthy and safe.   As such, we are requiring certain associates to get a COVID 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? Stay up to date on future opportunities by joining our ScottsMiracle-Gro and Hawthorne Gardening talent networks.

Scotts 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 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.

*Except where prohibited by state or local law


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