Line Operator in Lawrenceville, VA at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 9/28/2018

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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 Line Operator who will grow at our Operations Facility in Lawrenceville, VA

The Line Operator ensures the production line is running to performance and quality standards, informs the heavy equipment operator to fill the shakers, performs housekeeping duties which include sweeping, and inventory management.

Typical work may include but is not limited to:

  • Coordinates with the material handler and heavy equipment operator which material will be used for each machine. Ensures the shakers are filled to keep the flow of material to the production lines.
  • Ensures the correct roll stock or fold packaging is being used and places it on the machine.
  • Performs quality checks including weighing and volume checks.
  • Communicates with the material handler if the material should have more moisture or switched to another material.
  • Performs housekeeping duties to insure the material does not accumulate under the conveyors, aisle ways and cat-walks by following safety practices to avoid injuries.
  • Completes production documentation insuring accuracy, completeness and timeliness.
  • Responsible for meeting quality and quantity standards with Materials or Products.
  • Responsible to inform the maintenance personnel of any equipment problems in which they encounter.
  • Follow safety practices to insure their safety and the safety of others around them

The perfect person will have:

  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • A minimum of one plus years of production plant experience is preferred.
  • Able to identify all materials used, detail oriented, follow safe practices and procedures,
  • ability to read English and or follow directions
  • able to work in a dusty environment, hot/cold/ rainy weather, lift 50 pounds, and be able to climb ladders and work on their feet for the entire day.
  • Willingness to work mandatory overtime including weekends and holidays.

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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