Regional Office Manager (Southern Region)
Scotts Miracle-Gro

Chester, South Carolina

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 Regional Office Manager for our Growing Media to support our Plant Leadership across our South Region!

If you enjoy a fast-paced, high energy and manufacturing environment, then you will fit in well as a Regional Office Manager for Scotts Miracle-Gro. On a day-to-day basis you will be responsible for the administration of all plant objectives including financial, safety, associate development, quality and customer service. You will direct and/or provide assistance in a broad range of activities including customer service, maintenance of personnel records, plant hiring, payroll reporting, maintenance of data records for production and inventory, and maintenance and reconciliation of accounts payable and receivables.

The position can be based in any of our Southern Growing Media facilities: Cave City, KY - Chester, SC - Cresson, Tyler, or Huntsville, TX - Geismar, LA- Groveland or Palmdale, FL - Jackson, GA - and Vance, AL.

In this role you will:

  • Provide leadership to the Growing Media South Region Office Managers, overseeing the work of nine manufacturing plants
  • Work directly with the Regional Director to support initiatives and operations throughout the region
  • Train new Office Managers throughout the region and back up as needed for other Office Managers
  • Supervise work activities of the office staff at local plant
  • Assign and direct work, interview and recommend hiring, train employees, evaluate work performance, recommend compensation levels and disciplinary action as appropriate.
  • Develop and encourage team rapport among plant associates
  • Execute and supervise administrative support which may include typing, data entry, record filing, reporting, and answer phone calls
  • Provide and directs customer service functions for the growing media orders including processing orders and responds to inquiries
  • Maintain plant personnel records, workers compensation records, accident and OSHA logs, and payroll reporting
  • Provide and direct the preparation of all shipping documents necessary to legally ship growing media products
  • File and tracks freight rates, fuel taxes, and insurance certificates
  • Perform plant dispatching duties as needed
  • Directs the account payable work; responsible for overseeing the maintenance of all accounts payable and receivables at the plant level
  • Process logs and file invoices and purchase orders, maintain and reconcile accounts payable accounts, petty cash fund and customer debits and credits
  • Maintain and generates inventory goods receipts, physical inventory documents and reports
  • Assists in the overall operation of the local facility; performs special projects as requested

The perfect person will have:
  • A high school diploma
  • At least ten years of office experience in a manufacturing or warehouse environment
  • Prior supervisory experience
  • Experience working in the logistics field and or dispatching
  • Working knowledge of all facets of customer service, purchasing, distribution, marketing and financials.
  • Ability to work extensive overtime
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills; must be able to effectively multi-task, problem solve in a fast paced environment and direct others to achieve required goals.
  • Extensive knowledge in freight cost controls, dispatching, LTL carriers, accounts payable and payroll
  • Strong computer & SAP skills

Here at ScottsMiracle-Gro, we believe providing an enriching and engaging employee experience is what sets us apart from other organizations. We recognize our employees are so much more than just their job title so we offer programs and benefits that support them in all aspects of their lives. Wondering how we do it? Below is a glimpse of our highlight reel...
  • Our Live Total Health program provides you with options to align to your personal needs. Selections range from medical, dental and visioncoverage for you, your spouse/domestic partner and dependents to an outstanding wellness reimbursement program to an unbelievable 401K match (up to 7.5%)as well as a 15% discount on company stock and much more
  • We know ourtalent is our most precious asset and your unique development contributes to our organization's success now and in the future. Career growth at our company is not always a ladder. It's much more like a rock climbing adventure. Grow through exploration and experiences rather than a predictable linear path.
  • We value the importance of family. We provide access to Maven Family Planning and up to $30,000 to accommodate for adoption, fertility and surrogacy.
  • Be part of something bigger by joining one of our Employee Resource Groups focusing on diversity and inclusion, family, education and sustainability: Scotts Women's Network, Scotts Black Employees' Network, Scotts Veterans' Network, Scotts Young Professionals, Scotts Pride Network (GroPride), Scotts Associates for a Greener Earth (SAGE), Scotts Family TREE and our Associate Boards.
  • Join a company with a strong belief in giving back to the communities where we live and work. We have a shared passion for service and volunteerism and believe participating in community service benefits our communities and strengthens our team.

Not interested in this role? Stay up to date on future opportunities by joining our ScottsMiracle-Gro and Hawthorne Gardening talent communities.

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

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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.

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