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Sr Specialist, Process & Formulations in Marysville, OH at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 4/6/2019

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At Scotts Miracle-Gro we think people are like plants....in 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!

At Scotts Miracle-Gro we think people are like plants....in 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 & Formulation, Senior Specialist who will join our Controls R&D team.

 

This position will be based at The Scotts Miracle-Gro world headquarters in Marysville, a suburb of Columbus, OH.  Not familiar with Columbus? Visit columbusregion.com/columbus-2020/

 

The Senior Specialist will support process and formulation product development from bench-top experiments to commercial launch.  This eager chemist or chemical engineer will conduct research, prepare liquid and granular formulations, conduct laboratory tests, analyze results and prepare appropriate documentation. The formulation Sr. Specialist will generate samples for Good Laboratory Practices work, Biology field trials and Package stability testing and participate in the analysis of those results. The individual will create ingredient and formulation specifications within the Scotts Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) documentation system. The formulation Sr. Specialist is a critical part of the product development team, interacting directly with Packaging Development, Biology, Marketing, Purchasing, Regulatory and Supply Chain in order to bring consumer pesticide products to market.

 

In this role you will:

  • Develop commercially viable formulations and processes consistent with business unit goals;

  • Design and execute experimental plans to develop formulas and obtain qualitative and quantitative data required for product launch;

  • Create and verify new formulations at lab, pilot, and manufacturing scales;

  • Document, analyze, and report data to cross-functional teams;

  • Create, route and approve ingredient and formula specifications;

  • Provide hands-on support for (manufacturing trials, establishing biology trials, and collecting biology trial data as needed;

  • Manage chemical inventory and Safety Data Sheet storage and archiving;

  • Prepare and arrange chemical samples for shipment and waste, per DOT, EPA, and OSHA regulations;

  • Perform all project tasks in compliance with corporate Environmental, Health, and Safety principles;

  • Maintain laboratory upkeep, including chemical and equipment supply.

The perfect person will have:

  • M.S. or B.A/B.S with 1-2 years work experience in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or Material Science minimum;

  • Familiarity with laboratory hoods, safety equipment, mixers, hot plates, pH meters, glassware, mills, basic analytical instrumentation, quantitative chemical analysis, and chemical reactivity (e.g., acids, bases, flammables);  

  • Attention to detail, accuracy, strong math skills, scientific curiosity and rigor;

  • Networking skills to build support system and seek out new technologies

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Adaptability and flexibility to work independently as well as in a team environment

  • Basic computer skills including: use of spreadsheets, word processing and email

 

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

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

  • Onsite wellness center which includes: 2,400 sq. ft. fitness center, Walgreens pharmacy and Doctor’s office.

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

  • Unbelievable 401K match and discounted stock purchasing program.

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

  • Generous vacation day policy.

  • Various associate engagement activities throughout the year including intramural sports leagues.

 

COME GROW WITH US, WHERE THE GRASS REALLY IS GREENER!

Not interested in this role? Check out our other career opportunities and learn more about what it’s like to work at Scotts MiracleGro by accessing our Talent Network: SMG Talent Network

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.

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.

COME GROW WITH US, WHERE THE GRASS REALLY IS GREENER!

Not interested in this role? Check out our other career opportunities and learn more about what it’s like to work at Scotts MiracleGro by accessing our Talent Network: SMG Talent Network

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.

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.