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Quality Assurance Technician

Company: The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company
Location: Waverly
Posted on: January 16, 2022

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're looking for a Quality Assurance Technician for our Waverly, VA mulch and soil manufacturing facility.Starting pay rate is $20.15+/hr based on experience1st Shift is from 7:00AM-3:30PM2nd Shift is from 3:30PM-12:00AMThe Quality Assurance Technician is responsible for completing shift assignments to support the Quality department in a safety and effective manner. Assignments include performing chemical and physical testing per approved methods; data entry and result reporting; completing line audits, material inspections, and completing other tasks as assigned by the Lead technician or department supervisor or manager.What you'll do in this role:Execution of chemical and physical analysis per approved methods and protocols. Interpreting results and advising plant operations on results and trends in the data.Completion of assigned tasks and responsibilities that include any combination of the following: record keeping, LIMS data, SAP entry, product release, instrument maintenance and repair, supply management, safety and operation training, sample collection, audits, and inspections.Support External analysis, R&DPerform housekeeping and safety and environmental tasksWhat you'll need to be successful:High school graduate with three years of experience in a lab setting or with two years advanced training degree.Previous experience with quality programs desirable.G.C, HPLC,ICP,AA, Leco, Spectrophotometer,Wet Chemistry Experience is preferred.Knowledge of quality concepts and methods (GLP, ISO,GMP, Lean, Six Sigma)Knowledge of general analytical testing methods, techniques and instrumentationKnowledge of laboratory safety regulationsKnowledge of fertilizer chemistryAbility to make good deonsGood interpersonal skills with a customer service attitude.Ability to use SAP softwareAbility to provide preventative maintenance and repair to instrumentationAbility to lift 50 poundsWhat we do for you (just to list a few cool ones) :Offer extremely competitive benefits including: Health, Dental and Vision coverage.Fitness club reimbursement - $350/ Individual & $500/FamilyStarting day one, 401K match (up to 7.5%) and discounted stock purchasing program (15% discount).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 day policy in addition to 13 holidaysOur commitment to Live Total Health puts the wellness and safety of our associates and their families as the top priority. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, ensuring associate safety has been a primary focus for all of us at Scotts. With the continuing pandemic, we remain committed to doing everything we can to keep our associates healthy and safe. As such, we are requiring certain associates to get a COVID vaccine*. This safety measure will help protect our associates, our families and our communities. We recognize a medical or personal circumstance may prevent you from meeting this requirement and we have a process to address those concerns.

Keywords: The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company, Richmond , Quality Assurance Technician, Professions , Waverly, Virginia

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