Entry Production Operator - 1st Shift
Scotts Miracle-Gro

Fort Madison, Iowa

Posted in Retail


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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. Below are details on an open job. If the role interests you and you would like to be considered we encourage you to apply!

This hourly role follows the Scotts/Hawthorne step pay progression scale and typically starts at $18.20. Scotts/Hawthorne will consider various factors in determining the actual pay including your skills, qualifications, experience, and geographical location.

We are looking for an Entry Level Production Operator who will join our Liquids Manufacturing team in Ft. Madison, IA.

Machine Packaging Operators are the core of our liquids manufacturing operation. They control automated liquid bottle filling machinery and feed components onto assembly conveyors and other equipment. If you're looking for a fast paced, high energy environment, this could be the role for you!

What you'll do in this role:

  • 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 rotation of jobs.
  • Feed components onto assembly conveyor, into hoppers, machinery or other devices to maintain continuous production. Replenish and unload components, such as corrugated cardboard, glue, plastic wrap, pumps, inserts, bottles, caps, labels, sprayers, etc., avoiding breaks in the production assembly process.
  • Manually assemble/install various liquid packaging component parts including but not limited to sprayers, caps, box dividers, cases, display units, etc.
  • Effectively communicate and relay information to peers and supervisors concerning the performance of the production line as it pertains to the assembly, operation and performance of the line.
  • Continuously look for methods, procedural changes, or equipment modifications to improve line output and efficiencies and communicate appropriately.
  • Perform various manufacturing inspection protocols to ensure plant quality standards on liquid packaging products and display units.
  • Perform Interpret and understand quality verification processes.
  • Adapt to changes in job tasks, locations efficiently.
  • Other duties as assigned.

What you'll need to be successful:
  • High School Diploma / GED preferred.
  • Understanding of basic math skills.
  • Ability to follow directions provided in verbal or non-verbal format.
  • Demonstrate a willingness to learn and perform multiple tasks.
  • Must be a team player and promote teamwork amongst production lines, departments and shifts.
  • Available to work any shift and overtime as needed.
  • 1 year experience as a machine operator, production operator or equivalent position in a high speed manufacturing environment preferred.

What we do for you (just to name a few cool ones):
  • Medical, dental, vision, life insurance, holidays, vacation and sick time benefits available within a month of your start date
  • Healthcare navigation, advocacy and support
  • 401(k) company match up to 7.5% with immediate participation and vesting
  • Ability to purchase company stock at a 15% discounted price from market value
  • $600 annual wellness reimbursement program
  • Up to $30,000 to help cover the cost of fertility treatments, adoption or surrogacy
  • Up to 18 weeks of time away to support your growing family
  • To view all of our great benefits, click here!

* Eligibility for the above benefits may vary based on full-time/part-time status or additional factors.

Not interested in this role? Stay up to date on future opportunities by joining our ScottsMiracle-Gro and Hawthorne Gardening talent communities.

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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