Foreman, Warehouse Operations in Wright City, MO at Hawthorne Gardening Co.

Date Posted: 4/3/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

At the Hawthorne Gardening Company (HGC) we want our people to empower more people to garden no matter where and how they choose to grow. We accomplish this by encouraging people to live happier, healthier lives through gardening. If you also feel this way then you’d fit in great with us!

We're looking for a Warehouse Foreman who will join our mulch and soil manufacturing team in Wright City, MO.


What you'll do in this role:

  • Supervises a workforce of five or more associates engaged in: receiving, transporting, stacking, order fill, shipping, maintaining stock records, and inventory. 

  • Plans, coordinates, and supervises work activities and operations 

  • Ensures quality and quantity standards are achieved in a cost-effective and efficient manner

  • Ensures availability of materials and supplies

  • Communicates, implements, and monitors safety programs and procedures

  • Participates in and/or conducts safety meetings

  • Ensures proper use and maintenance of equipment

  • Identifies and implements safety improvements

  • Enforces housekeeping standards

  • Establishes and maintains positive communication with employees, supervisors, dispatchers, and plant managers.

  • Assists in cycle counts and inventory adjustments on a monthly basis. 

  • Ensures production and packaging teams understand what products are needed to fulfill orders while keeping dispatch informed of when order can ship.

  • Organizes external and internal trucks and trailers for efficient loading times and completion of open orders.


What you'll need to be successful:

  • High School Diploma

  • Three to five years of experience in a manufacturing or warehouse environment

  • Understanding of safety practices and procedures

  • Prior supervisory experience preferred


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/ Individual & $500/Family

  • Starting 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 11 holidays

Not interested in this role? Check out our other career opportunities and learn more about what it’s like to work at Hawthorne Gardening Company by accessing our Talent Network: HGC Talent Network

The Hawthorne Gardening Company is a start-up company focused on hydroponic gardening. Dedicated to creating high quality products founded in social and environmental responsibility. Backed by the largest lawn and garden company in the U.S. (Scotts Miracle-Gro, NYSE: SMG) we bring new ideas, values, and culture to our endeavors without the constraints of a large corporation. We are an energetic, progressive-minded, sustainability-focused group of highly-motivated individuals, eager to share our love of gardening with the world.

The brands and products within our portfolio include: Sunlight Supply, General Hydroponics, General Organics, Vermicrop, Botanicare, AeroGarden, CanFilters and Gavita Lighting.

Hawthorne Gardening Company is an EEO Employer, dedicated to a culturally diverse, drug free workplace.

EEO/AA Employer/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Notification to Agencies:

Please note that the Hawthorne Gardening 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 Hawthorne Gardening Company will not consider or approve payment regarding recruiter fees or referral compensations.


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