Machine, Forklift, Heavy Equipment Operators & Material Handler Seasonal Positions Available in Groveland, FL at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 10/15/2019

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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 hard working, seasonal associates who don't mind getting their hands dirty to join our amazing team at our Groveland, Florida operations facility. We are looking for machine, forklift, and heavy equipment operators as well as material handlers!!  As we have full time permanent positions come available, these associates are the first to be considered for full time with GREAT benefits!

Our team members prepare organic mixes using a heavy equipment loader and/or operator forklifts to move raw materials and/or finished products around the warehouse. Heavy equipment may include trucks, front-end loaders, dozers, graders, compactors, forklifts. snowblowers and other pieces of equipment. Seasonal production workers must also clean, maintain and secure all equipment as directed by management and company policies and procedures. In addition, our team members work to ensure our line operations are running smoothly throughout our facility and supplies production with a continuous material. Lastly, our team monitors the stock piles for excessive heat, turn stockpiles, and ensures the proper amount of water is used to prepare the stockpile for production use.

What you’ll need to be successful:

  • Willing and able to work any shift schedule, including nights and weekends (shift differential and overtime available) and in any weather conditions 

  • Ability to get your hands dirty in a dusty environment 

  • Must be able to perform physical tasks for extended periods of time including: standing, walking, climbing, bending, pushing, pulling and twisting over surfaces and lifting at least 50 lbs.

  • Physical ability to climb in and out of equipment and sit for extended periods of time

  • Able to perform all job functions safely 

  • Coaching and good attitude 

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

  • Unbelievable 401K match (up to 7.5%) and discounted stock purchasing program (15% discount).

  • 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.

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