Seasonal Material Handler- Temp-to-Hire in Chester, SC at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 5/3/2022

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're looking for 1st & 2nd shift Material Handlers for our Chester, SC mulch and soil manufacturing facility.

  • Starting pay rate is $16.00/hr based on experience

  • 1st Shift is from 6:00AM-2:30PM- plus longer shifts and Saturday work during busy season

  • 2nd Shift is from 2:00PM-10:30PM- plus longer shifts and Saturday work during busy season

  • You will be hired initially as a Scotts seasonal employee for a fixed time period up to 90 days. Consistent attendance habits and satisfactory job performance can result in a conversion to a Scotts full-time employee if there is an open position to fill.

The Material Handler is responsible for ensuring organic or chemical materials flow through the shakers and mixers. They may perform housekeeping to insure that material does not accumulate, remove scrap material, and re-stack inventory. They will maintain a clean, neat and orderly work area.

What you’ll need to be successful:

  • Willing and able to work any shift schedule, including nights and weekends (shift differential and overtime available) and in any weather conditions 

  • Ability to get your hands dirty in a dusty environment 

  • Must be able to perform physical tasks for extended periods of time including: standing, walking, climbing, bending, pushing, pulling and twisting over surfaces and lifting at least 50 lbs.

  • Physical ability to climb in and out of equipment and sit for extended periods of time

  • Able to perform all job functions safely

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

  • First pick to transition when we have open full time opportunities

  • Unbelievable 401K match (up to 7.5%) from DAY 1 and vested immediately 

  • Generous holiday schedule

Not interested in this role? Stay up to date on future opportunities by joining our ScottsMiracle-Gro and Hawthorne Gardening talent communities.

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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