Process Operator in Orrville, OH at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 6/27/2019

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At Scotts Miracle-Gro we think people are like the right place you will grow and flourish. Are you an advocate of making the world a more beautiful place by inspiring others, championing new ideas and being intellectually curious? Are you not afraid to roll up your sleeves and get your hands dirty? If so, then we want you as part of our Scotts family!

We are looking for a Process Operator who will grow at our Operations Facility in Orrville, OH. JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: • Resin System: follow standard operating procedures for the operation of the System 3 and 4 resin reactors. Work includes, but is not limited to the monitoring of feeders, process conditions and flow rates to ensure that formulation standards are being met • Track: follow the standard operation procedures for the operation of raw material unloading systems. Work includes, but is not limited to: maintaining accurate records of raw materials; maintaining the supply of raw materials to the process; operating front-end loaders, trackmobile, and forklifts used to transport raw materials, rail cars, and trash removal; and reading labels on all raw material chemical bags to insure proper use of the chemicals in the designated areas. • Screens and Mills: follow the standard operating procedures for the granulation phase of the operation for the screening and milling equipment to ensure that product quality standards (particle size) are met. Work includes, but is not limited to, performing cleaning tasks to maintain the operation of the equipment and conveying systems. • Blending: follow the standard operating procedures for the operation of the blenders to ensure that product quality standards are met. Work includes, but is not limited to, the calibration of feeders, the monitoring of process conditions and flow rates, and the cleaning of the equipment. • Perform a variety of job tasks that support the operation of equipment and manufacturing of product. Tasks include re-blending, PM activities, cleaning of equipment, collection of samples and data, maintains 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. • Must actively maintain and improve housekeeping in the department and assigned area. • Use computer to operate production equipment & monitor operations for System 3/4, Blend Tower & Raw Materials. • Lead the development, execution and maintenance of training program(s) for their respective department. • The lead trainer position will work with Group Leader and Supervisor to develop the training program with a goal of improving the department’s safety, efficiency and product quality • Develops and improves training standards with guidance from Supervisor, Group Leader, Safety Manager, etc. • Trains new hires and existing associates on documented training standards. • Administers classroom and demonstrated testing to validate associate’s knowledge of training standards. • Responsible for recording and maintaining detailed documentation of training program documentation to include training SOPs and their revisions, Testing plans and Performance results. • Conducts annual review of training program and make necessary improvement/modifications to drive continuous improvement. The perfect person will have: • High school diploma or equivalent. • Require strong problem solving and decision making skills. • Strong communication both verbal and written. • Must have good personal computers skills (Excel, Word, MSDS Center) • Must possess the aptitude to make sound judgments in regards to associate safety • Ability to plan and prioritize multiple work assignments. • Ability to operate forklift, end loader, and track mobile. • Ability to lift 70 pounds. • Ability to stand, stoop, bend, twist, climb and lift for the duration of the shift. • Follow all Safety Guidelines to ensure that all associates remain uninjured.


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The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE: SMG) is the world's largest marketer of branded consumer lawn and garden products, with a full range of products for professional horticulture as well. Scotts Miracle-Gro has helped to grow the nearly $7 billion global consumer lawn and garden market through product innovation, industry-leading advertising efforts and its trusted brands.

The brands and products within our portfolio include: Scotts, Miracle-Gro, TomCat, Ortho, RoundUp, Bonnie Plants, Osmocote, Earthgro and Fafard.

Scotts is an EEO Employer, dedicated to a culturally diverse, drug free workplace.

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