Plastics Production Operator in Vancouver, WA at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 1/28/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

At Scotts Miracle-Gro we think people are like 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!

We are looking for a Plastics Production Operator who will grow at our Vancouver, WA facility.

Under general supervision this position is responsible for goal paced production of thermo-forming products.  This is a safety sensitive position where the employee holding this position has the responsibility for his/her own safety and other people's safety.

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 objectives

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 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.

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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.