Plant Supervisor in Chester, SC at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 9/18/2020

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 Plant Supervisor to grow with us at our Chester, South Carolina soil and mulch manufacturing facility!  

Because our Chester location is experiencing such rapid growth, we are looking for a driven, motivated, and hard working people leader to coach and develop our team while running the day-to-day operations of the plant in conjunction with our Plant and Office Managers. As a Plant Supervisor, you will be immersed in a fast-paced, high energy culture with great potential for advancement!

What you’ll do in this role: 

  • Day-to-day management of plant operations and productivity through cross-functional collaboration with Plant Manager, Office Manager and other stakeholders. 

  • Supervision of approximately 50-65 hourly associates performing activities in production, maintenance, warehouse, distribution, and operations.

  • Involvement in goal setting for the plant by planning and executing production goals.

  • Foster a team environment and engaged associates through motivation, coaching and development.

  • Execute staffing needs while evaluating associate work performance, driving accountability, and coordinating schedules to meet business needs.

  • Enforce government, company and/or plant laws, procedures, and/or policies.

  • Ensure quality and quantity standards are achieved in a cost effective and efficient manner.

  • Communicate, implement and monitor safety programs and procedures.

  • Prepare and/or maintain various logs, records and reports, such as production, maintenance, inventory, etc. 

  • May purchase supplies, parts and/or equipment.

What you’ll need to be successful:

  • B.S. degree (prefer Engineering, Business/Operations Management, or Supply Chain fields) 

  • 2+ years manufacturing experience in a supervisory role developing associates and leading safety initiatives

  • Knowledge and experience implementing continuous improvement and lean manufacturing principles.

  • Experience leading and executing safety, quality, and customer service initiatives.

  • Financial acumen including p&l experience or managing a budget for a manufacturing facility. 

  • Good oral and written communication skills. 

  • Must be able to effectively multi-task and problem solve by adapting quickly to changing priorities in a fast-paced environment.

  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills with the ability to manage, motivate and train others to achieve required goals.  

  • Strong computer skills are required.  

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

  • Offer extremely competitive benefits including: Health, Dental and Vision coverage.

  • First day of hire, 401K match (up to 7.5%) and discounted stock purchasing program (15% discount).

  • Fitness Club Reimbursement ($350) 

  • Nutrition reimbursement program (up to $200 per associate and per spouse)

  • 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.

  • 12 paid holidays and generous vacation policy.

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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.

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