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Manufacturing Engineer in Temecula, CA at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 4/27/2019

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. ​

We’re looking for a Manufacturing Engineer to support our Temecula, CA manufacturing facility!


The Manufacturing Engineer is responsible for manufacturing optimization and new product introductions. Optimization tasks include cost analysis, hands-on process definition via design of experiments, automation, improvement of layouts, material flow and ergonomics. New product introductions include project management from analysis, quotation, design and procurement of manufacturing tools and equipment through launch.

In this role you will:

  • Provide manufacturing with technical assistance, root cause analysis, and efforts in process control and scrap reduction.
  • Be involved with total project management of process development, capital approval, process & product qualification and implementation.
  • Facilitate new product make/buy decisions and introductions.
  • Complete capital justifications for tools, fixtures, and machinery.
  • Initiate cost reduction efforts in manufacturing.
  • Quality, Environmental, Health & Safety duties as assigned.
  • Participate in training and meetings as required.


The perfect person will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering required.
  • 3-5 years of engineering experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Knowledge of project management, factorial design of experiments, lean manufacturing, machining.
  • 3D CAD – SolidWorks, ProE.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (excel, visio, word and project).


Some other nice to haves:

  • DOE Software (MiniTab or equivalent)
  • SAP (MRP systems)
  • Bilingual in Spanish and English

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

  • Offer extremely competitive benefits including: Health, Dental and Vision coverage with discounted generic prescriptions and wellness incentive program.

  • Unbelievable 401K match and discounted stock purchasing 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 day policy.

  • Various associate engagement activities throughout the year including intramural sports leagues.

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.

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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