Quality Control Technician in Airdrie at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 7/8/2021

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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. ​

Position Overview: 

The Quality Control Technician assures all aspects of product quality are met, including, but not limited to product testing, weights, and measures, blending procedures, documentation and finished product condition.

The Quality Control Technician may be required to work on holidays and weekends from time to time.

Specific Accountabilities: 

Responsible for meeting quality standards for materials and products;

Responsible for executing all required testing and assuring compliance to specifications for all job functions, which may include but not limited to product testing, weights, and measures, blending procedures, documentation and finished product condition;

Ability to interpret and respond to in-house and contract laboratory test results and elevate to appropriate parties based on results;

Responsible for the Associate Quality Training Program within the facility;

Audit procedures and specifications of production line checks to assure compliance;

Maintain required record keeping/retention of quality documentation within the facility;

Responsible for monitoring all incoming raw materials to assure each meets quality standards;

Assure full compliance of all Scotts Miracle-Gro and Regulatory agency requirements that pertain to quality;

Responsible to lead Plant Quality Discussions and communicate any conditions and concerns with Plant Leadership Team;

Perform data entry and data analysis in a timely manner;

Supervise and coordinate plant special projects and testing as directed by Technical Services;

Carry out any additional duties as assigned.

Requisite Qualifications:

A postsecondary degree or equivalent certification in Quality Assurance, manufacturing or related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience;

Minimum 4 years’ experience in Quality Assurance role preferred;

Proficient with MS Office applications and systems;

Strong attention to detail and organizational skills;

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to establish and maintain relationships; Team player;

Planning & organization skills;

Ability to communicate in English and French is an asset.


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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.

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.