Operator, Process (East Plant) in Marysville, OH at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 7/12/2020

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. ​

What you'll do in this role:    

  • Resin System: follow standard operating procedures for the operation of the System 1 and 2 resin reactors.  Work includes, but is not limited to the monitoring of feeders, process conditions and flow rates to ensure that formulation standards are being met
  • Track:  follow the standard operation procedures for the operation of raw material unloading systems.  Work includes, but is not limited to: maintaining accurate records of raw materials; maintaining the supply of raw materials to the process; operating front-end loaders, trackmobile, and forklifts used to transport raw materials, rail cars, and trash removal; and reading labels on all raw material chemical bags to insure proper use of the chemicals in the designated areas.
  • Pesticide System: follow the standard operating procedures for the mixing of active solution vessels using various chemical combinations.  Work includes, but is not limited to: monitoring equipment and process conditions to ensure that end product formulation standards are met; and reading labels on all raw material chemical bags to insure proper use of the chemicals in the designated areas.
  • Screens and Mills: follow the standard operating procedures for the granulation phase of the operation for the screening and milling equipment to ensure that product quality standards (particle size) are met.  Work includes, but is not limited to, performing cleaning tasks to maintain the operation of the equipment and conveying systems.
  • Blending:  follow the standard operating procedures for the operation of the blenders to ensure that product quality standards are met.  Work includes, but is not limited to, the calibration of feeders, the monitoring of process conditions and flow rates, and the cleaning of the equipment.
  • Perform a variety of job tasks that support the operation of equipment and manufacturing of product.  Tasks include, but are not limited to, reblending, PM activities, cleaning of equipment, collection of samples and data, maintains accurate records, and completing inspections and audits.  Work may include the operation of power tools.
  • Follow all safety procedures and practices and use proper safety attire for each specific job assigned or area involved. Perform safety inspections or checks.  Actively participate in safety training and special projects.
  • Must actively maintain and improve housekeeping in the department and assigned area.
  • Use computer to operate production equipment and monitor operations.
  • Conduct training by implementing training plans for the proper training of new personnel.
  • Completes special projects or other duties as assigned.

What you'll need to be successful:

  • Ability to lift 70 pounds.
  • Position entails prolonged and repetitive motion of sitting, standing, twisting, stooping, kneeling, squatting, bending, climbing, reaching overhead and arms/hands dexterity.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Require strong problem solving and decision making skills.
  • Strong communication both verbal and written.
  • Must have good personal computers skills (Excel, Word, MSDS Center)
  • Must posses the aptitude to make sound judgments in regards to associate safety
  • Ability to plan and prioritize multiple work assignments.
  • Ability to operate forklift, end loader, and track mobile.
  • Follow all Safety Guidelines to ensure that all associates remain uninjured.

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

  • Offer extremely competitive benefits including: Health, Dental and Vision coverage.
  • Onsite wellness center which includes: 2,400 sq. ft. fitness center, Walgreens pharmacy and Doctor’s office.
  • 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.

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.