Heavy Equipment Operator in Wright City, MO at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 11/21/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/21/2019

Job Description

The Heavy Equipment Operator will be working at a Scotts plant operations facility. The Operator prepares organic mixes using a heavy equipment loader, pushes or relocates piles to ensure segregation of materials. Supplies production with a continuous supply of material. Monitors the stock piles for excessive heat, turns stockpiles, extinguishes small fires and ensures the proper amount of water is used to prepare the stockpile for production use. Maintains equipment..

Key Responsibilities:

  • The Heavy Equipment Operator is responsible for operating heavy equipment in a safe and appropriate manner.
  • Heavy equipment may include trucks, front-end loaders, dozers, graders, compactors, snowblowers and other pieces of equipment.
  • The Heavy Equipment Operator must also clean, maintain and secure all equipment as directed by management and company policies and procedures.


Physical Job Requirements:

  • Ability to work in a dusty, dirty environment.
  • Ability to work in all weather elements, including heat and cold.
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds.
  • Physical ability to climb in and out of equipment.
  • Ability to sit for long periods of time.
  • Ability to safely operate heavy equipment.

Qualifications for the position

  • Graduation from high school or GED equivalent.
  • One or more years of experience using medium and/or heavy equipment.

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

  • A highly competitive benefits package including: Health, Dental and vision coverage.
  • Fitness Club Reimbursement
  • 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.