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Packaging Operator in Marysville, OH at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 12/27/2018

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At Scotts Miracle-Gro we think people are like 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!

We are looking for a Packaging Operator/Technician who will grow at our Operations Facility in Marysville, OH The Packaging Operator/Technician Performs various manual jobs associated with the packaging of liquid products and operates various packaging machines on an assembly line. Typical work may include but is not limited to: Operates and tends automated machinery that performs one or more liquid bottling packaging functions, such as labelers, conveyor lines/belts, stretch wrappers, staplers and stitchers, baler, case formers, case sealers, auto straw inserter, labelaire sticker machine, posimat bottle hopper/feeders, case packers, cappers, auto coder, auto gluer, palletizer, de-palletizer, moen case former, pump inserter (Corniani), and/or banders, meeting assembly line production schedules. This would also include serving in the capacity of a backup Filler Op when the need arises. Feed components onto assembly conveyor, or into hoppers or other devices, to maintain continuous production. Replenish and unload components, such as corrugated cardboard, glue, plastic wrap, copper wire, baler band, pump inserts, bottles, caps, labels, sprayers, etc., avoiding breaks in production assembly process. Assemble/install component parts to include, sprayer bags, sprayer heads, sprinkler fittings, tape machines, box dividers, wand appliers, pumps, caps, etc., rotating to different tasks every thirty minutes around the assigned production line. Clean, lubricate, reassemble, install and adjust assembly line equipment (fillers, tape machines, labelers, flex conveyers, etc.) to meet yearly and daily maintenance requirements and to complete frequent reconfiguration of assembly lines in preparation for changing product runs. Perform quality control checks and promote a teamwork environment, providing assistance and support to co-workers and guidance to new workers, and other duties as assigned. The perfect person will have: High School Diploma / GED Must be able to do basic math functions such as adding, subtracting and dividing. Ability to follow directions provided in verbal or non-verbal format. Ability to make decisions regarding equipment adjustments to meet product specifications and quality conformity, and ability to follow directions provided in verbal or non-verbal format. Strong communication skills Demonstrate a willingness to learn multiple job assignments. Learn computer-assisted operations, data entry, and record keeping skills. Successfully complete the Formal Packager Training Program, which includes oral and written assessments and completion of the on-the-job training. Understand and troubleshoot packaging process problems. Work in a team environment and promote teamwork. Make decisions on equipment adjustments to meet product specifications and quality conformity. Decisions will affect product cost and specification compliance. Reason: example - Understand the safety ramification and potential hazards of actions. Ability to troubleshoot equipment and remove or correct identified jamming or quality control situation. Communicate (Language): example - Communicate with team members when tending machinery, equipment, and assembly line, as needed, to resolve product flow and quality issues. Read and comprehend Formula Safety Checklists and Personal Protective Equipment Lists, policy and procedure manuals, and Operating and Maintenance Manuals provided by equipment vendors. Be supervised, including daily direction of assigned workstation, product to be packaged, and timing of activities that require integration with other areas. 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!


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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.

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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.