​Quality Assurance Technician in Lawrenceville, VA at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 9/28/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

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...the world's largest marketer of branded consumer lawn and garden care products! 

We are looking for a Quality Assurance Technician who will grow at our Operations Facility in Lawrenceville, VA.

Ensures all criteria relating to product quality are met including but not limited to, product testing, weights and measures, additive control, coding and appearance, plus insuring that all necessary documentation, required by both State and Federal agencies, is completed accurately and within time requirements.

Typical work may include but is not limited to:

  • Coordinates machine operator and loader operators to ensure additive controls are in place. 
  • Ensures that all product testing is accomplished and up to date. 
  • Performs quality checks including weighing and volume checks. 
  • Ensures that all proper record keeping procedures are in place. 
  • Coordinate with forklift drivers to ensure that acceptable shipping standards. 
  • Ensures that all incoming raw materials meet QA standards. 
  • Coordinates with supervisor to ensure additive inventory is adequate.
  • To insure full compliance of all Scott/Hyponex, State and Federal Regulatory agencies, Environmental, and Air Pollution.
  • Communicate between Plant Manager, Plant Supervisor, and Office Manager, once a month on Quality, Safety and Environmental status, conditions and concerns.
  • Responsible for meeting quality and quantity standards for materials and products.
  • Responsible to ensure all testing an additive equipment is in good working order, and all in compliance.

The perfect person will have:

  • High School diploma or equivalent./ with some computer skills.
  • Able to follow safe practices and procedures, ability to read English and/or follow instructions
  • Able to work in a dusty environment, hot/cold/ rainy weather, lift 50 pounds
  • Able to climb ladders and work on their feet for the entire day.

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

  • Offer extremely competitive benefits including: Health, Dental and Vision coverage with wellness incentive program.
  • Unbelievable 401K match and discounted stock purchase 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 policy!

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.

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