Plastic Operator in Portland, OR at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 9/28/2020

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. ​

In this role you will:

  • Perform  proper installation and removal of tooling

  • Own machine safety procedures and maintain a safe work environment

  • Properly set-up and program all thermos-formers within allotted time

  • Perform complete tool change-overs

  • Monitor condition of equipment and tooling and notify tooling specialist for improvement needs

  • Record material usage

  • Problem solve formed product defects

  • Measure formed product specifications

  • Maintain proper housekeeping in the work area

  • Complete other related duties as required

The perfect person will have:

  • High School Diploma

  • Be mechanically inclined

  • Have a minimum of 1 year plastic industry experience or machine operation experience

  • Ability to read tape measure in fractions

  • Ability to regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, occasionally lift and or move up to 50 pounds

  • Ability to read and understand English

  • “Want to learn” attitude

  • Safety protocol and quality control  knowledge

  • Self-motivated, organized and possess strong communication skills

  • Have strong analytical skills and attention to detail with demonstrated ability to organize and prioritize a rapidly changing set of objective

This is what we will bring to the table:

  • Extremely competitive benefits including; Health, Dental and Vision coverage.

  • State of the art facilities gym.

  • A highly energetic and fast paced environment at a rapidly growing company.

  • Unbelievable 401K match and discounted stock purchasing program.

  • Generous vacation day policy in addition to 11 holidays.

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

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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.