Assistant Manager, Associate Store in Marysville, OH at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 1/15/2020

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 are looking for an Assistant Store Manager who will join our Associate Store team in Marysville, OH.

This position will be based at The Scotts Miracle-Gro Associate Store location in Marysville, a suburb of Columbus, OH.  Not familiar with Columbus? Visit

In this role you will assist with leadership and direction of the store by exercising excellent judgment and discretion in order to successfully execute company strategies. This position must demonstrate the excitement, professional presence and confidence needed to provide outstanding customer service. This includes the ability to listen to others, build trust and foster a positive environment that engages customers and promotes operational excellence while providing qualified gardening and/or horticulture knowledge. Demonstrating great integrity and business maturity, ensuring maximum productivity and the creation of store visuals are important aspects of this job.

What you will do on a day-to-day basis:

  • Oversee the store’s inventory management which will include the ordering process, physical goods receipt process, and electronic goods receipt process in SAP & Counterpoint, sales reporting, cycle & inventory counting, product & SKU maintenance, and the store re-stocking process.
  • Provide exceptional customer service by checking out customers, operating a cash register, processing customer payments, data entry, and general clean-up of the facilities.
  • Drive strong store performance through sales management.

In the store you will need to have the ability to:

  • Work 40 hours per week during store hours of 8:00am to 6:00pm Monday through Friday and 8:00am to noon Saturday.
  • Assist in the direction and evaluating the performance of seasonal personnel.
  • Assist in the determination of products and various SKU’s.
  • Be involved in the hiring process of all seasonal staff.
  • Provides customer service and problem solving as needed to support sales for the store.

The right person will have:

  • Minimum high school diploma with experience in lawn and garden industry, AS degree in related field desired.
  • Minimum of one year experience in Retail Sales (preferably in lawn care), with 2 or more years a plus; and/or knowledge of Scotts Lawn Care Products
  • Forklift operations license certification will be required as part of the job orientation
  • Ability to work independently and make sound decisions in areas of responsibility.
  • Must demonstrate maturity, good character and excellent customer service orientation.
  • Familiarity with PC applications including MS Word and Excel is required.
  • Knowledge of supervisory, retail sales and standard accounting practices.

Physical Requirements for this role:

  • Must be able to lift, push and pull up to 60 lbs.
  • Ability to occasionally climb an 8-12 foot ladder and reach overhead.
  • May be exposed to changes in temperature and humidity including indoor/outdoor working conditions.

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: 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 (up to 7.5%) and discounted stock purchasing program (15% discount)

  • 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 holiday and vacation days

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.