Office Specialist in Chester, SC at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 10/2/2021

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 Office Specialist who will grow at our mulch and soil production facility in Chester, South Carolina

We are looking for a Office Specialist who will join our team in Chester, South Carolina.

This is a non-exempt salaried role. You will be eligible for OT pay.

Hours will be 6:00AM-6:00PM Mon-Fri with an every other Saturday shift during busy season.

All Scotts Miracle-Gro facilities in South Carolina are Drug Free and Nicotine Free Sites and the use of all Illicit Drugs and Nicotine products onsite are strictly Prohibited.

In this role you will:

  • Assist the Office Manager in daily office tasks

  • Partner with counterparts across the region to identify solutions and close gaps in processes

  • Cross train and back up for other office personnel including A/P, dispatching, and payroll  

  • Work closely with an amazing team in an open office environment 

  • Process incoming mail, answer phones, greet and assist visitors 

  • Onboard new temps by entering them into Workday and setting them up in the timeclock

  • Complete HR duties, as needed, including maintaining associate files

  • Run & analyze assigned daily reports

  • Schedule inbound deliveries to the facility 

  • Maintain any paper files and completing scanning, as needed 

  • Maintain office supplies inventory 

  • Coordinates servicing of all technology and ensures company devices are secured appropriately.

The perfect person will have

  • 2-5 years experience in an administrative role providing customer support to various business functions

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, specifically data manipulation using Excel  

  • Desire to move up within the organization and cross train to other functions

  • Proven ability to build excellent relationships with cross-functional business partners and customer service skills

  • Superior organizational and follow up skills

  • Ability to work independently with little or no supervision

  • Willingness to learn and take on new tasks

  • Innovative thinking and high initiative in process improvement

  • Effective time management – ability to manage self, time and priorities and ensure all deadlines are met

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.

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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