Production Operator in Santa Rosa, CA at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 9/9/2020

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 Production Operator who will join our Hawthorne team in Santa Rosa, CA.

Starting pay $18 an hour!

What you’ll do in this role:

  • Safely perform various production line functions to support the packaging of the company’s liquid products. 

  • Essential functions include filling, bottling, capping, labeling, lot code printing, packaging, and palletizing various container sizes.

  • Ensures that the quality of the bottles are free from defects and meets company standards.

  • Places filled, sealed product in boxes. Fills boxes with required quantity with correct product.

  • Ensures printer is working properly and date/lot code matches the product being bottled.

  • Places boxes in neat stacks on pallets using predetermined patterns and counts.

  • Keeps the production area clean at all times.

What you’ll need to be successful:

  • Ability to work positively in a team environment

  • Proficient knowledge of all company product quality control standards and operating procedures.

  • Production equipment set up, clean out and problem solving techniques.

  • High school diploma or GED (General Education Diploma) equivalency.

  • Basic arithmetic skills.

  • Be detail oriented and have basic problem solving skills.

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

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

  • Fitness Club Reimbursement ($350) 

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

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

  • 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 SMG paid holiday days and generous vacation policy.

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.

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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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