Technician, QA in Marysville, OH at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 2/17/2021

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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. ​

The Marysville chemical plant’s quality team is looking for a candidate to join their Analytical Testing Laboratory. This position will report directly to the Manager of Quality and will gather, analyze , and communicate results for production samples on their assigned shift in a safe and effective manner. 

Specific Tasks                                                                                        

Gather and prepare samples for chemical analysis 

Analyze samples via spectrophotometric, chromatographic, and wet chemistry techniques 

Record laboratory information in SAP for product release

Report results to operations 

Instrument maintenance and repair 

Housekeeping tasks

Minimum Requirements

A.  Education: Minimum AS degree in a physical science discipline (chemistry preferred)

B.  Experience: At least 1-3 years of experience in an analytical lab environment

C.  Knowledge: Experience with MS Excel, basic laboratory principles

D.  Skills and Abilities: Excellent organizational and time management skills. Self-driven in a busy and detail-oriented environment

E. Must be able to lift fifty pounds

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

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

● Onsite wellness center which includes: 24,000 sq. ft. fitness center, Walgreens pharmacy and Doctor’s office.

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

● First day of hire, 401K match (up to 7.5%) and discounted stock purchasing program (15% discount).

● 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.

● 12 SMG paid holiday days and generous vacation policy.

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.  During this year’s flu season and the continuing pandemic, we remain committed to doing everything we can to keep our associates healthy and safe.   As such, we are requiring our US associates to get a flu 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.

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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.