Operator, General in Marysville, OH at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 5/15/2021

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 Operator, General at our Chemical Plant in Marysville, Ohio. 

Typical work may include but is not limited to:

  • Performs a safety check of the equipment to ensure it is safe to operate.

  • Performs daily assignments as directed by team Group Leader or Supervisor

  • Actively participates in plant cleanliness by restacking, picking-up trash and debris, and washing their equipment

  • Performs physical inventory counts of finished goods as required

  • Meets quality and quantity standards

  • Responsible for the safe operation of the forklift and maintaining fluid levels

  • Responsible for safely operating packaging and process equipment 


  • Position entails prolonged and repetitive motion of standing, twisting, stooping, kneeling, squatting, bending, climbing, reaching overhead and arms/hands dexterity

  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs.

The perfect person will have:

  • Experience working shift work in a manufacturing and / or distribution environment

  • Ability to drive a forklift

  • Ability to climb on and off of required equipment

  • Ability to sit or stand for long periods

  • Ability to climb multiple flights of stairs and meet man-lift requirements 

  • Ability to communicate effectively

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide

  • Ability to read and write English and/or be able to follow instructions

  • Must pass the minimum fit for duty physical (annually)

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

  • Family-oriented environment with company sponsored events, community involvement, employee development, flexibility, work-life-balance, and much more. 

  • Opportunity for full time, direct hire opportunities. With that, we offer extremely competitive benefits including: Health, Dental and Vision coverage with wellness incentive program.

  • Onsite wellness center which includes: state of the art fitness facility, Walgreen’s pharmacy and Doctor’s office.

  • Beautiful campus and family like environment offering a culture where safety and quality are number one!

  • Unbelievable 401K match and discounted stock purchase program.

  • 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 vacation policy! 

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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