Seasonal Forklift Driver, $17/HR in Marysville, OH at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 11/8/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

We're looking for a: Seasonal Forklift Driver at our Marysville Distribution Center, $17/HR

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 Seasonal Forklift Driver is responsible for the operation of forklifts to safely distribute product around the distribution center.

Key Responsibilities

  • Performs a safety check of the equipment to ensure it is safe to operate.

  • Fills customer and warehouse orders

  • Performs daily inspection of forklift and report needed maintenance needs to Group Lead or Supervisor

  • Labeling and flattening of bags

  • Safely operates various types of material handling equipment

  • Actively participates in plant cleanliness by restacking, picking-up trash and debris, and washing equipment

  • Checks stock numbers and quantities being shipped against bills assuring accuracy and that product is taken from assigned location

  • Meets quality and quantity standards

  • Responsible for the safe operation of the forklift and maintaining fluid levels

  • Maintains records applicable to job and keeps work area in a neat and orderly condition

  • Hauls, counts, and stacks palletized materials, including high piling

  • Prepares product order requirements for staging and/or loading of trucks according to plan from Group Lead or Supervisor.

  • Loads trucks in a manner to ensure product will be damage free at destination

Job Requirements, Knowledge & Skills

  • Starting pay is $17.00/hour + shift differential if assigned to mid, 2nd or 3rd shift

  • Minimum 1 year experience operating a forklift

  • Ability to lift 50 pounds

  • Ability to climb on and off of required equipment

  • Ability to sit for long periods

  • Ability to communicate effectively

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide

  • Ability to read and write English and/or be able to follow instructions

  • Must pass the minimum fit for duty physical (annually)


Scotts is an EEO Employer, dedicated to a culturally diverse, drug and nicotine free workplace.


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