Packaging Technician in Marysville, OH at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 7/30/2020

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. ​

At Scotts Miracle-Gro we think people are like plants....in 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...the world's largest marketer of branded consumer lawn and garden care products! 

We are looking for a Packaging Technician at our Chemical Plant in Marysville, Ohio. 

 

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

 PHYSICAL QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Position entails prolonged and repetitive motion of standing, twisting, stooping, kneeling, squatting, bending, climbing, reaching overhead and arms/hands dexterity. 

  • Ability to lift 70 pounds.

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 our associates (just to list a few cool ones):

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

  • Onsite wellness center which includes: state of the art fitness facility, Walgreen’s pharmacy and Doctor’s office.

  • Beautiful campus and family like environment offering a culture where safety and quality are number one!

  • 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! 

COME GROW WITH US, WHERE THE GRASS REALLY IS GREENER! 

Not interested in this role? Check out our other career opportunities and learn more about what it’s like to work at Scotts MiracleGro by accessing our Talent Network: SMG Talent Network  

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.

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.

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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