Production Supervisor in Cave City, KY at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 1/17/2022

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 Production Supervisor to join our team in Cave City, KY!

If you're looking for the perfect role to further your career in manufacturing and operations, this is the role for you! This site is currently a small 10-person packaging and distribution site where we manufacture soil and mulch. It is critical to the region’s footprint and long-term scalability and growth.

What you’ll do in this role:

  • Supervise the current workforce comprised of 10 hourly full-time, performing activities in one or more of the following areas: production, equipment maintenance, building and grounds maintenance, warehouse, distribution, and/or field operations.

  • Assign work and monitors progress,

  • Orient and train associates on work process, quality, and safety expectation, etc.

  • Interview and recommend hiring of applicants, evaluates associate work performance, counsels associates and/or implements disciplinary action, and establishes associate work schedules.

  • Execute and enforce government, company and/or plant laws, procedures, and/or policies.

  • Ensure quality and quantity standards are achieved in a cost effective and efficient manner along with the availability of materials and supplies; problem solving quickly when things do not go according to plan.

  • Communicate, implement and monitor company provided safety programs and procedures.

  • Foster a team environment and ensuring positive associate relations.

  • Prepare and/or maintain various logs, records and reports, such as​production, maintenance, inventory, etc.; may purchase supplies, parts and/or equipment; may assist in developing and monitoring the budget.

  • Get your hands dirty by operating equipment side-by-side with your workforce.

  • Assist other supervisors and/or Plant Manager in directing the overall operation of the plant, performing special projects as needed

  • Plant productivity, including involvement in goal setting for th plant, and execution of plant production goals.

What you’ll need to be successful:

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering (highly preferred), business management, operations management, supply chain management or related field preferred.

  • 2-5 years overall manufacturing experience.

  • Experience in a supervisory or lead role is highly desired, specifically experience in associate development and safety.

  • Experience in one or more of the following functional areas is required: manufacturing, distribution, raw materials purchasing, inventory planning controls management, sales and customer service.

  • Working knowledge of all facets of manufacturing including continuous improvement, team building, safety, associate relations, quality, and customer service.

  • Good oral and written communication skills and strong leadership skills are required.

  • Must have strong interpersonal skills.

  • Must be able to effectively multi-task, problem solve in a fast paced environment and the ability to manage, motivate and train others to achieve required goals.

  • Strong computer skills are required.

What we’ll 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%) no waiting period on match or vesting.

  • Discounted stock purchasing program (15% discount).

  • 13 paid holidays and generous vacation policy.

  • Fitness Club Reimbursement ($350) 

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

  • Our commitment to diversity and inclusion includes employee resource groups: Scotts Women’s Network, Scotts Black Employee Network, Scotts Veterans Network and GroPride Network, Scotts Young Professionals.

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.

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.

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

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