Manager, Compensation in Marysville, OH at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 12/9/2019

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. ​

At Scotts Miracle-Gro, Compensation Managers act as advocates for their business partners and conduct themselves with integrity through their work in support of compensation programs. They have strong interpersonal skills and are approachable, proactive, results oriented, responsive, and trustworthy. Proven experience directly within the compensation specialty is key to your success in this role, but true success cannot be achieved without having a desire for problem solving, the ability to face challenges head on, developing creative solutions and maintaining flexibility in all situations.

Your contributions to the team will include:

Assisting in the development, design, communication, implementation and administration of compensation programs, policies and procedures, in support of the business, including:

  • Manage compensation survey participation to include partnering with local resources to participate in local and international surveys to obtain regional market data.
  • Manage vendor relationships inclusive of third-party administrators

Providing compensation support and subject matter expertise as necessary to support the day-to-day needs of our business units.

Conducting job analysis and benchmarking to ensure competitive positioning of pay levels and overall compensation practices.

Ensuring compensation programs are administered in compliance with company policies as well as applicable federal and state regulations or legislation, including applicable wage and hour regulations, and Data Privacy and Protection Guidelines.

Advising management on compensation actions for employees.

Responsibility for developing and distributing regular reporting of compensation activity to the business.

While this list illustrates some of the key responsibilities, your desire to learn, grow and lead will shape how the role develops.


The perfect person will have:

  • 3 - 5 years of compensation experience.
  • B.S. in: business administration, accounting, finance, human resource management or organizational development.
  • A working knowledge of HR Systems and related reporting (Workday experience is a plus).
  • Knowledge of federal & state regulations pertaining to compensation structure and design.
  • Experience in project management, equity plan administration, and development or administration of expat or global mobility programs (preferred not required).
  • Non-US Compensation Compliance and Design
  • Strong Compliance background (FLSA, min-wage legislation, wage compliance, etc)
  • Experience with both Hourly and Salaried compensation programs, budget reporting and financial analysis

You will excel in this role if you:

  • Are a self-starter that proactively identifies opportunities and takes the initiative to find solutions.
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal skills and the ability to interact with employees at all levels of the organization and work effectively as a member of cross functional Human Resources teams.
  • Are detail oriented and possess excellent data assessment and analytical skills.
  • Adapt to changing priorities, meet deadlines and manage priorities in a fast-paced work environment.
    Have the ability to maintain highly confidential information in a professional manner.

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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.

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