Seasonal Forklift Driver - $500 Sign on Bonus in Marysville, OH at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 9/24/2020

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 Seasonal Forklift Drivers who will join our Manufacturing Team in Marysville, Ohio.


What you’ll do in this role:

  • 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

 Physical Qualifications:

  • Ability to lift 50 pounds

  • Ability to climb on and off of required equipment

  • Ability to sit for long periods

The perfect person will have:

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Excellent communication (both verbal and written)

  • Must possess the aptitude to make sound judgments in regards to associate safety

  • Minimum 1 year experience operating a forklift

  • Follow all Safety Guidelines to ensure that all associates remain uninjured.

  • Ability to climb on and off of required equipment

  • Ability to sit or stand for long periods

  • Ability to climb multiple flights of stairs and meet man-lift requirements 

  • 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)

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

  • Family-oriented environment with company sponsored events, community involvement, employee development, flexibility, work-life-balance, and much more. 

  • Opportunity for full time, direct hire opportunities. With that, we offer extremely competitive benefits including: Health, Dental and Vision coverage with wellness incentive program.

  • Onsite wellness center which includes: state of the art fitness facility, Walgreen’s pharmacy and Doctor’s office.

  • Beautiful campus and family like environment offering a culture where safety and quality are number one!

  • Unbelievable 401K match and discounted stock purchase program.

  • 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.

  • Flexible work environment

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.