Packaging Technician, East Plant in Marysville, OH at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 11/6/2020

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. ​

We are looking for a Packaging Technician at our Marysville, OH facility.

Starting Pay $25 an hour and $1000 Sign on Bonus!

 

In this job you will:

  • Operate package line components, bag palletizer machine and checkweigher, pallet wrapper machine, and support equipment
  • Troubleshoot machinery as problems occur.
  • Perform routine tasks such as system clean-ups, rebagging and reblending of product, general housekeeping duties as needed
  • Perform minor preventative maintenance on equipment
  • Effectively communicate and relay information to peers and supervisors concerning the performance of the line.
  • Continuously look for methods, procedural changes, or equipment modifications to improve line output and efficiencies and communicate appropriately.
  • Perform various manufacturing inspection protocols to ensure plant quality standards are being met

The perfect person will have:

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Strong problem solving and decision making skills

  • Excellent communication (both verbal and written)

  • Strong math aptitude

  • Strong computers skills (Excel, Word, MSDS Center)

  • Must possess the aptitude to make sound judgments in regards to associate safety

  • Ability to plan and prioritize multiple work assignments.

  • Ability to operate forklifts and walk behind pallet movers.

  • 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.​
  • Fitness Club Reimbursement ($350)
  • Nutrition reimbursement program (up to $200 per associate and per spouse)
  • First day of hire, 401K match (up to 7.5%) and discounted stock purchasing program (15% discount).
  • Our commitment to diversity and inclusion includes employee resource groups: Scotts Women’s Network, Scotts Black Employee Network, Scotts Veterans Network and GroPride Network, Scotts Young Professionals.
  • 13 SMG paid holiday days and generous vacation policy.

Our commitment to LiveTotal Health puts the wellness and safety of our associates and their families as the top priority.  Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, ensuring associate safety has been a primary focus for all of us at Scotts.  During this year’s flu season and the continuing pandemic, we remain committed to doing everything we can to keep our associates healthy and safe.   As such, we are requiring our US associates to get a flu vaccine. This safety measure will help protect our associates, our families and our communities.  We recognize a medical or personal circumstance may prevent you from meeting this requirement and we have a process to address those concerns. 

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.