Production Supervisor in Airdrie at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 10/29/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Airdrie
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    10/29/2018

Job Description

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, Production Supervisor who will grow at our Airdrie, AB growing media (Soil & Mulch) production facility.

If you enjoy leading a team of highly effective individuals in a fast-paced and high energy work environment then you will thrive as the Production Supervisor at our Airdrie, Alberta production facility. The Production Supervisor will have a considerable impact on the plant’s overall performance and customer relations of the company.

In this role you will:

  • Supervise a workforce comprised of 20-30 hourly full-time, and up to 30 seasonal and temporary associates in a multishift operation, performing activities in one or more of the following areas: production, equipment maintenance, building and grounds maintenance, warehouse, distribution, and/or field operations.
  • Assign work and monitors progress, orients and trains associates, interviews and recommends hiring of applicants, evaluates associate work performance, counsels associates and/or implements disciplinary action, and establishes associate work schedules.
  • Execute and enforce government, company and/or plant laws, procedures, and/or policies.
  • Ensuring quality and quantity standards are achieved in a cost effective and efficient manner along with the availability of materials and supplies; problem solving quickly when things do not go according to plan.
  • Communicate, implement and monitor company provided safety programs and procedures.
  • Foster a team environment and ensuring positive associate relations to maintain a union-free environment.
  • Prepare and/or maintain various logs, records and reports, such as production, maintenance, inventory, etc.; may purchase supplies, parts and/or equipment; may assist in developing and monitoring the budget.
  • Get your hands dirty by operating equipment side-by-side with your workforce.
  • Assist other supervisors and/or Plant Manager in directing the overall operation of the plant, performing special projects as needed.
  • Plant productivity, including involvement in goal setting for the plant, and execution of plant production goals.

The perfect person will have:

  • B.S. degree in engineering (highly preferred), business management, operations management, supply chain management or related field preferred.
  • 2-5 years overall manufacturing experience.
  • Experience in a supervisory or lead role is highly desired, specifically experience in associate development and safety.
  • Experience in one or more of the following functional areas is required: manufacturing, distribution, raw materials purchasing, inventory planning controls management, sales and customer service.

Some other nice to have’s:

  • Working knowledge of all facets of manufacturing including continuous improvement, team building, safety, associate relations, quality, and customer service.
  • Good oral and written communication skills and strong leadership skills are required.
  • Must have strong interpersonal skills.
  • Must be able to effectively multi-task, problem solve in a fast paced environment and the ability to manage, motivate and train others to achieve required goals.
  • Strong computer skills are required.

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

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, Tom Cat, Ortho, Round Up, Black Magic, Bonnie Plants, Osmocote, Earthgro and Fafard.

Scotts is an equal opportunity employer

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.