Production Lead - Pearl, MS

Company Name:
The ScottsMiracle-Gro Company
Title: Production Lead - Pearl, MS
Location: MS-Pearl
Job Number: 140000325
The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company is the world's largest marketer of branded consumer products for lawn and garden care, with products for professional horticulture as well. With the most recognizable brands in the industry, ScottsMiracle-Gro products are No. 1 in every major category in which they compete. ScottsMiracle-Gro is a leader with its product innovation, leading advertising and operational excellence in an industry with more than $8 billion in retail sales of lawn and garden products globally.
The Production Lead oversees the shift formulation, filling, and packaging. Assists in performance management, training, and development of associates. May be required to fill in as temporary Production Supervisor as needed.
Oversees the Formulation, Filling, and Packaging Operations during assigned shift including monitoring layouts, staffing, and operations to ensure maximum productivity.
Assists shift supervisor with ensuring the provision of a safe work environment for associates by monitoring safety practices and assessing and eliminating hazards.
Coordinates training in the following areas: providing assistance and instruction in proper operation of equipment; ensures all SOP's are updated and followed; assists with production lead develpment and the orientation of new associates, assists supervisor in maintaing effective communication with department associates to include performance metrics and associate recognition, recommends/participates in disciplinary reviews of associates with supervisor.
Completion of required administrative paperwork
Most difficult or most complex task or project performed by the jobholder:
Oversee formlations, filling, and packaging operations. Assist shift supervisor with ensuring a safe work environment. coordination of training efforts.
Education: High School Diploma or GED equivelant, Associates or BA preferred.

Experience: 3 years experience in a leadership role in a manufacturing environment.

Knowledge: Working knowledge of manufacturing and management techniques including: Continuous Improvement, Preventive Maintenance and Team Building.

Skills and Abilities: Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Ability to direct and motivate associates. Intermediate
skills are required. Ability to problem solve in a fast paced environment. Prefer knowledge in 5S and Team Building. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of associates and management. Good knowledge and practice of interpersonal and leadership skills. Good organizational abilities.
Scotts is an EEO Employer, dedicated to a culturally diverse, drug free workplace. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V
Job: Production

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