Intern, Process Engineer in Marysville, OH at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 1/3/2020

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 who will join our manufacturing team 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 internship program is designed to cultivate the professional growth of students through a dynamic work environment. Over the course of 12 weeks 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.

The position will report to the Marysville Manufacturing Operations Department. The assignment will involve providing technical assistance for various process development programs in Continuous Improvement, Environmental, and Preventative Maintenance.  The successful candidate should feel comfortable working in a hands-on industrial environment and receiving project direction from supervisors, engineers, and managers. 

What you’ll do in this role:

  • Applying engineering principles to real world situations

  • Managing and Implementing projects within a manufacturing facility

  • Preparing and analyzing plant performance metrics

  • Creating and distributing run packets and theoretical workbooks for production runs

  • Investigating operating conditions to determine root cause of equipment downtime and failures

  • Gathering and analyzing data to make recommendations for process improvements to operators and management

  • Planning and conducting experimentation in laboratory and plant settings

  • Preparing for and assisting R&D during full scale plant trials

  • Preparing written justification for approval of capital projects.

  • Developing, writing, and training on standard operating procedures

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.