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Mixing Technician, 2nd Shift

Santa Rosa, California
Job Type
15 Oct 2020
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.At the Hawthorne Gardening Company (HGC) we want our people to empower more people to gardenno matter where and how they choose to grow. We accomplish this by encouraging people to livehappier, healthier lives through gardening. If you also feel this way then you'd fit in great with us!Position requires the individual possess experience and understanding of the importance of efficientmaterial and equipment, setups and changeovers. Background in process control and troubleshootingpreferred. He/she will be depended upon to coordinate daily inventory and material transactions andwill also be responsible for product blending quality and effective time management. Heavy lifting isrequired.In this role you will:• Safely maintain and operate blending, product transfer and ancillary equipment in accordancewith batch ticket and product record requirements to ensure first run capability.• Tracking of daily mixing reports, that includes hours for each task, what batch was produced inwhat tank and how many gallons• Review and check work order and raw materials for accuracy and completeness. Operatepumps, blenders, mixers, filters, forklifts and related processing equipment, handle drums,totes, sacks/bags, pails and other assorted containers.• Select and set up pumping equipment as required; properly store and handle raw materials,identify and gather hoses, fittings, adapters and related equipment, select and hook up thecorrect pump/filter combination, check the cleanliness of the delivery system to ensure no crosscontamination.• Measurement and addition of ingredients, in correct quantity and sequence in accordance withthe batch formulation instructions. Meter, pour and/or dump materials into tanks, to create abatch product to be mixed. Oversight of the blending process ensuring the correct speed andtime requirements.• Document all pertinent information. Accurately maintain records and reports as required,complete daily batch tickets, record lot numbers of raw materials and cross reference to thecompleted batch record, calculate yield and wasted variance if any.• Effectively clean and change over mixing tanks in order to produce the required batches withinthe allotted time.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 IdentityNotification 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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  • Job Reference: 182904993-2
  • Date Posted: 15 October 2020
  • Recruiter: Scotts Miracle-Gro
  • Location: Santa Rosa, California
  • Salary: On Application
  • Job Type: Permanent