Packaging Technician, EZ Seed in Marysville, OH at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 2/3/2020

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. ​

Typical work may include but is not limited to:

  • Efficiently and safely operates one of the following according to Standard Operating Procedures and within Standard Operating Control Limits on a daily basis:

    • Packaging line components that include the scales, bag hanger, sealer, video jet coder and the bag conveyor, turner and flattener

    • Bag palletizer machine and checkweigher

    • Pallet wrapper machine

  • Troubleshoot machinery as problems occur.

  • Operates support equipment according to Standard Operating Procedures including:

    • Dust collection/management system

    • Floor scrubber

    • Forklift

  • Performs routine tasks according to Standard Operating Procedures as required including:

    • System clean-ups

    • Rebagging and reblending of product

    • General housekeeping duties as needed

  • Perform minor preventative maintenance on equipment.

  • Knowledge of Scotts production systems and procedures including:

    • SLS system

    • Product formulations and Scotts SKU system

    • Proper bag patterns and pallet layer height for each SKU

    • Layout of  receiving and shipping department

    • Production logs and check sheets


  • 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.

  • Follow all Safety Guidelines to ensure that all associates remain uninjured.

The perfect person will have:

  • 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 possess 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.

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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.