Machine Operator

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company Chino , CA 91710

Posted 3 months ago

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.

Typical work may include but is not limited to:

The Machine Operator will be working at one of Scotts production plants mechanically combining raw materials to produce our finished product.

The Operator 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.

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.

Maintain accurate records of raw materials, samples & equipment operations.

Operate a forklift to transport materials

Perform safety audits on equipment

All other duties as assigned

Set up machines at the beginning of shift to ensure proper working order

Perform testing procedures to ensure that machines work optimally during the production procedures

Maintain and clean machines before and after each shift

Feed information akin to speed, shapes and sizes through the machine set up box

Place parts in semi-automated machines

Calibrate machines at the beginning of each shift

Recalibrate machines at the end of each shift

Monitor machines during every procedure to ensure optimum running

Troubleshoot problems during machine operation

Ensure that regular and preventative maintenance procedures are carried out

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 activity logs/downtime sheets

The perfect person will have:

High School diploma or equivalent.

A minimum of one plus years of production plant experience is preferred.

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.

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.

EEO/AA Employer/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

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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