Project Engineering Manager in Marysville, OH at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 10/19/2019

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 Project Engineering Manager who will join our engineering team. This position will ideally be based at The Scotts Miracle-Gro world headquarters in Marysville, a suburb of Columbus, OH. Other locations may be suitable depending on the location and a candidate’s flexibility. Not familiar with Columbus? Visit

The Project Engineering Manager is responsible for the management, planning, execution, and reporting of key projects.  Focus areas for this position are capital project execution and cost savings initiatives. Activities range from end-to-end project management including project ideation, generation of project charter, timeline, technology selection, implementation supervision, startup, and project closeout. This position is a resource to supporting key strategic areas within the Supply Chain and the overall business.

What you’ll do in this role: 

  • Lead all aspects of capital project management to deliver various project scopes on time and within budget.
  • Lead multiple simultaneous projects and initiatives across different business units, regions, technology, and scopes.
  • Support cross-functional efforts to implement improvements throughout network.
  • Present regular project updates to key stakeholders, including sr. leadership
  • Partner with internal stakeholders to understand project requirements and define the parameters to ensure delivery of high-quality solutions.
  • Provide direction, and technical expertise to associates, cross-functional partners, and consultants to facilitate timely execution and collaboration.
  • Travel to locations across the Scotts network to ensure flawless project implementations. Note, for this role, travel could be 50%+ of the time depending on the assigned initiatives and projects.

What you’ll need to be successful:

  • Bachelor degree required, preferred majors in engineering (Chemical, Mechanical, Electrical, etc.)  
  • 5+ years of relevant experience, 7+ preferred
  • Manufacturing technical depth and understanding
  • Leading and influencing large scale changes including driving results and repeatable success 
  • Engaging Leadership skills and experience aligning and influencing others

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

  • Offer extremely competitive benefits including: Health, Dental and Vision coverage.
  • Onsite wellness center which includes: 2,400 sq. ft. fitness center, Walgreens pharmacy and Doctor’s office. 
  • Beautiful campus and corporate offices designed like a log cabin offering free coffee, chef run cafe and the best crushed ice! 
  • Unbelievable 401K match (up to 7.5%) and discounted stock purchasing program (15% discount).
  • Our commitment to diversity and inclusion includes four employee resource groups: Scotts Women’s Network, Scotts Black Employee Network, Scotts Veterans Network and Scotts Young Professionals.
  • Generous holiday and vacation days.

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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.