Corporate Process Engineering Intern in Marysville, OH at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 3/14/2020

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’re looking for a Process Engineering Intern in Marysville, OH.

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

Our Intern program is designed to cultivate the professional growth of students through a dynamic work environment. Over the course of several months you will work on meaningful projects and have opportunities to learn from industry leaders. We are committed to your development but will also rely on you to bring new knowledge, new ideas and innovation into our organization!

In this role you will:

  • Partner with Plant Managers, engineers, and functional groups to execute Manufacturing Improvement Plans

    • Both lead and provide support for reliability project efforts

    • Identify common loss themes across multiple facilities and provide solutions

  • Diagnose technical problems, and identifying short and long-term solutions using Root Cause Analysis tools (Fishbone, 5-Why, FMEA, and other tools)

    • Recommends/facilitates the implementation of solutions

  • Work closely with cross-functional teams to resolve problems and optimize safety, quality, and output while reducing costs

    • Lead technical support for glidepath cost out opportunities

  • Champion efforts to drive out manufacturing variation

  • Serve as a technical liaison for all levels of the company including production/maintenance associates, plant technical and management resources, corporate engineering and R&D organizations, and other plants.

    • Develop/deliver technical training for various levels of the organization and serve as a regional resource in cross-functional platform/technology/product teams

  • Drive EH&S related projects to improve the safety of manufacturing facilities

What you’ll need to be successful:

  • Be enrolled in an accredited college, university or trade school. 

  • Possess strong analytical and leadership skills.

  • Demonstrate strong written and verbal communication.

  • Prioritize collaboration and problem solving. 

  • Manage multiple tasks and is detailed-oriented. 

  • Have prior internship experience (preferred but not required). 

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.