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 are looking for a Quality Assurance Technician who will join our Hawthorne team in York, PA.
The 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:
Safe 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, Lab calibration, SAP entry, product release, instrument maintenance and repair, supply management, safety and operation training, sample collection, audits, and inspections.
Perform housekeeping and safety and environmental tasks
What 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.
One to three years of analytical chemistry and instrumentation experience
Previous experience with quality programs desirable. ICP, Leco, and Spectrometer experience is preferred.
Knowledge of quality concepts and methods (GLP, ISO,GMP, Lean, Six Sigma)
Knowledge of general analytical testing methods, techniques and instrumentation
Knowledge of laboratory safety regulations
Knowledge of fertilizer chemistry
What 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)
Nutrition reimbursement program (up to $200 per associate and per spouse)
First day of hire, 401K match (up to 7.5%) and discounted stock purchasing program (15% discount).
Our commitment to diversity and inclusion includes employee resource groups: Scotts Women's Network, Scotts Black Employee Network, Scotts Veterans Network and GroPride Network, Scotts Young Professionals.
12 SMG paid holiday days and generous vacation policy.
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Scotts is an EEO Employer, dedicated to a culturally diverse, drug free workplace.
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