Foreman, Production in Jackson, GA at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 11/8/2018

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 Production Foreman who will grow at our Operations Facility in Jackson, GA.  

The Production Foreman position is responsible for the planning, coordinating and supervising of work activities of five or more personnel including Temporary Agency workers engaged in production, equipment repair, warehouse work and the loading of trucks. The position implements and monitors management programs as they relate to safety, employee relations, production efficiencies, and inventory control. 

Typical work may include but is not limited to:

  • Accomplishes manufacturing staff results by communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results; coaching, counseling, and recommending disciplining when necessary; initiating, coordinating, and enforcing systems, policies, and procedures.
  • Maintains workflow by monitoring steps of the process; setting processing variables; observing control points and equipment; monitoring personnel and resources; studying methods; implementing cost reductions; initiating and fostering a spirit of cooperation within and between departments.
  • Completes production plan by scheduling and assigning personnel; accomplishing work results; establishing priorities; monitoring progress; revising schedules; resolving problems; reporting results of the processing flow on shift production summaries.
  • Maintains quality service by establishing and enforcing organization standards.
  • Ensures operation of equipment by calling for repairs; evaluating new equipment and techniques.
  • Maintains safe and clean work environment by educating and directing personnel on the use of all control points, equipment, and resources; maintaining compliance with established policies and procedures.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending establishing personal networks; benchmarking state-of-the-art practices.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

The perfect person will have:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Minimum of three to five years of experience in a manufacturing or warehouse environment, including prior supervisory experience
  • Supervision - Coaching - Managing Processes - Process Improvement
  • Ensures housekeeping standards are maintained
  • Supervises and directs work of others
  • Adds, subtracts, multiply and divides numbers
  • Must be able to read, write and speak English - Spanish fluency is a plus. 

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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