The Scotts Miracle-Gro Co Heavy Equipment Operator - Long Island, NY in Long Island, New York

Heavy Equipment Operator

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE: SMG) is the world's largest marketer of branded consumer lawn and garden products, with a full range of products for professional horticulture as well. Scotts Miracle-Gro has helped to grow the nearly $7 billion global consumer lawn and garden market through product innovation, industry-leading advertising efforts and its trusted brands. Scotts is an EEO Employer, dedicated to a culturally diverse, drug free work place.

Job Description
The Heavy Equipment Operator will be working at a Scotts plant operations facility. The Operator prepares organic mixes using a heavy equipment loader, pushes or relocates piles to ensure segregation of materials. Supplies production with a continuous supply of material. Monitors the stock piles for excessive heat, turns stockpiles, extinguishes small fires and ensures the proper amount of water is used to prepare the stockpile for production use. Maintains equi pment..

Key Responsibilities
The Heavy Equipment Operator is responsible for operating heavy equipment in a safe and appropriate manner. Heavy equipment may include trucks, front-end loaders, dozers, graders, compactors, snowblowers and other pieces of equipment. The Heavy Equipment Operator must also clean, maintain and secure all equipment as directed by management and company policies and procedures.

Physical Job Requirements
* Ability to work in a dusty, dirty environment.
* Ability to work in all weather elements, including heat and cold.
* Ability to lift 50 pounds.
* Physical ability to climb in and out of equipment.
* Ability to sit for long periods of time.
* Ability to safely operate heavy equipment.
* Qualifications for the position
* Graduation from high school or GED equivalent.
* One or more years of experience using medium and/or heavy equipment.

Scotts is an EEO Employer, dedicated to a culturally diverse, drug free workplace

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.