Skilled Operator in Chino, CA at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 9/27/2019

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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 Skilled Operator - QA who will grow at our Operations Facility in Chino, CA The Machine Operator will be working at one of Scotts production plants mechanically combining raw materials to produce our finished product. They must understand the mixing of active solution vessels, premixes & all raw material bases for products produced. Operate a computer controlled production system for multiple raw material ingredients that are processed in a mix room. Typical work may include but is not limited to : Setup and operation of packaging equipment Perform testing procedures to ensure that machines work optimally during the production procedures Troubleshoot and repair moderate machine breakdowns Ability to train new associates on machine operation Maintain and clean machines before and after each shift Feed information akin to speed, shapes and sizes through the machine set up box Perform random tests to ensure accuracy Perform safety checks on every machine Ensure that machines are producing quality products by managing periodic checks on output Ensure stocks of needed materials are ready and available at all times Maintain accurate records of raw materials, samples & equipment operations. Create and maintain activity logs Solve daily operations problems with limited supervision. Actively maintain good housekeeping standards in their assigned area Complete daily job checklists & equipment checks/calibrations to maintain quality. Responsible for monthly inventory of chemicals. Operate a forklift to transport materials All other duties as assigned The perfect person will have : High School diploma or equivalent. A minimum of three plus years of production plant experience is preferred Troubleshoot and repair moderate machine breakdowns Able to identify all materials used, detail oriented, follow safe practices and procedures, ability to read English and or follow directions Able to work in a dusty environment, hot/cold/ rainy weather, lift 50 pounds, and be able to climb ladders and work on their feet for the entire day. Willingness to work mandatory overtime including weekends and holidays. What we do for our associates (just to list a few cool ones) : Offer extremely competitive benefits including: Health, Dental and Vision coverage with wellness incentive program. 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. Generous vacation policy!

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