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IT Logistics Operations Support, Senior Analyst in Marysville, OH at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 4/12/2019

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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 IT Logistics Operations Support, Senior analyst who will join our Informations Technology aka Business Transformations team in Marysville, Ohio.

This position will be based at The Scotts Miracle-Gro world headquarters in Marysville, a suburb of Columbus, OH.  Not familiar with Columbus? Visit

Efficient logistics processes and systems are of strategic importance to the Scotts Company in maintaining its leadership position in the Lawn, Gardens and Controls category. The Sr. Analyst, Logistics Operations Support is responsible for managing, supporting, and improving the following global business processes:

  • Shipping Execution and Transportation Management
  • Warehouse Management
  • Inventory Management

The Sr. Analyst, Logistics Operations Support will also support RF scanning and continuous improvement projects.  A strong drive, work ethic, and self-sufficiency will be critical to success in this role.

What you’ll do in this role:

The Sr. Analyst, Logistics Operations Support is responsible for warehouse functionality within SAP and associated applications and tools and must have a keen understanding of the related business processes listed above.   They will be primarily responsible for maintaining the fleet of RF scanning devices operated across Scotts’ manufacturing and warehouse facilities.  Additionally, they will complete SAP configuration changes and working with the development team, implement code changes to resolve production issues and improve processes.

  • Partner with internal infrastructure teams to effectively support and maintain RF scanning systems;
  • Collaborate with business and IT teams along with external partners to support implementation of continuous improvement initiatives;
  • Build, test and deploy software packages and profiles to RF scanning devices using mobile device management  system;
  • Write and maintain detailed and effective documentation for RF profile builds and SAP design and development activities;
  • Perform SAP or related system configuration as required to support functional business requirements;
  • Execute (for projects) and support procurement of RF scanning equipment and accessories.

What you’ll need to be successful:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Applications or Information Systems or the equivalent combination of training, education and experience;
  • Minimum 5 years of IT experience in a corporate environment supporting supply chain operations;
  • Minimum 3 years of experience providing first and second level support for RF scanning devices in a manufacturing and/or warehouse environment;
  • Experience managing and supporting mobile device management software such as Ivanti Avalanche or VMware Airwatch preferred;
  • Configuration and functional application development experience in SAP EWM and/or SAP ECC preferred;
  • Operational (business side) application experience in logistics processes preferred​;
  • Travel of up to 10% required in support of RF scanning projects, RF device maintenance, and warehouse operational support as needed.

Non-Technical Requirements:

  • Strong leadership, analytical, problem-solving, negotiation and organizational skills;
  • Ability to anticipate obstacles and plan contingencies;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with an ability to effectively express complex concepts in simple business terms across all levels of the organization;
  • Ability to use effective communication skills to establish credibility and drive results in logistics continuous improvement efforts;
  • “Customer service mentality” with strong sense of ownership and accountability for business results and success;
  • “Can do” attitude with ability to thrive in both a team environment and as an individual contributor;
  • Self-motivated with ability to work well with minimal supervision.

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

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

  • Onsite wellness center which includes: 2,400 sq. ft. fitness center, Walgreens pharmacy and Doctor’s office.

  • Beautiful campus and corporate offices designed like a log cabin offering free coffee, chef-run cafe and the best crushed ice!

  • Unbelievable 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 holiday and vacation days.

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.

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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.