Warehouse in Fort Madison, IA at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 7/10/2019

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. ​

  • The Warehouse Operator is responsible for facilitating the movement of supplies, materials, and product throughout the facility in a safe and efficient manner.

  • Adhere to plant safety rules and programs as it pertains to self and all other associates, including performing audits, safety suggestions, and participation in safety and rotation of jobs.

  • Safely and efficiently operate forklift trucks in a fast paced environment around other forklifts, production machinery, and pedestrians.

  • Complete daily inspection checklists, fuel changes, and tag out process for repair of powered industrial trucks if needed. 

  • Responsible for the movement of palletized and non-palletized packaging materials, raw materials, finished goods, display units and pallets within the facility, to and from the production lines as well as loading and unloading trailers.

  • Accurately complete and understand required paperwork for internal transfers, bills of lading, supply counts, changeover data, overage/shortage and damage reports, component verification sheets, and others as needed.

  • Operate dock locking mechanisms, and chock and block trailers.  

  • Operate plant inventory control systems effectively and efficiently such as computer mounted and hand held scanning equipment.

  • Support production and quality requirements by supplying materials and documentation needed for rework or trials.

  • Communicate both verbally and written within the warehouse department, shift to shift, to production and other supporting departments.

  • Continuously look for methods, procedural changes, processes or equipment modifications to improve efficiencies and communicate appropriately.

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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.

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