Operator, Process in Marysville, OH at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 6/14/2021

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 a Process Operator who will grow at our Marysville, OH facility.

Starting Pay $25 per hour for Grade 3 positions and $18 per hour for Grade 1 positions

- Pay increasing every 6 months and topping out in 3 years

In this job you will:        

  • Operate System 1 and 2's chemical fertilizer processes. You will be a part of the team that takes raw materials and creates the finished Scotts fertilizer used by consumers across the entire United States. There will be a team of approximately 16 associates on your shift, including 3 group leaders and a supervisor. Some of the roles you'll work in are described below:

  • Raw Material Unloading - Unloading raw materials coming in via train and trucks. Ensure the proper materials are loaded into the system on time.

  • Active Solution Vessels - Monitoring equipment such as chemical reactors, kettles, blenders, and granulation drums to ensure that end product formulation standards are met.

  • Screening and Milling - Ensure that product quality standards (particle size) are met. Cleaning and maintaining the operation of the equipment and conveying systems.

  • Perform a variety of job tasks that support the operation of equipment and manufacturing of products. Tasks include preventative maintenance activities, cleaning of equipment, reblending, collection of samples and data, maintaining accurate records, and completing inspections and audits.  Work may include the operation of power tools.

  • Follow all safety procedures and practices and use proper safety attire for each specific job assigned or area involved. Perform safety inspections or checks. Actively participate in safety training and special projects.

  • Actively maintain and improve housekeeping in the department.

  • Use computers to operate production equipment and monitor operations.

  • Complete special projects or other duties as assigned.

The perfect person will have:

  • High School Diploma / GED.

  • Good mechanical aptitude and ability to make decisions regarding equipment adjustments to meet product specifications and quality conformity.

  • A positive attitude and great teamwork skills.

  • A willingness to learn multiple roles and grow skills.

  • Available to work any shift and overtime as needed.

  • 1 year experience as a machine operator, production operator, or farmer.

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

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

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

  • 13 paid holidays and a generous vacation policy.

  • Onsite wellness center which includes: 24,000 sq. ft. fitness center, Walgreens pharmacy and Doctor’s office.

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

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

Our commitment to diversity and inclusion includes employee resource groups: Scotts Women’s Network, Scotts Black Employee Network, Scotts Veterans Network, GroPride Network, Scotts Associates for a Greener Earth (SAGE), and Scotts Young Professionals.

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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