Operator, Production in Olivehurst, CA at Hawthorne Gardening Co.

Date Posted: 6/28/2020

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!

In this role, you will work with an accomplished team to:

Perform all job tasks safely

Fill customer orders accurately and timely while delivering them to the shipping dock in a manner that meets company standards for safety, security, and productivity. 

Pulls and palletizes various types of products and sizes for shipment.

 Transport orders to shipping dock with appropriate material handling equipment. Labels each order as requested. 

Perform a variety of tasks such as warehouse organization for incoming and outgoing deliveries. 

Checks and inspect loads received or staged for accuracy and visual damage.

Maintain inventory volumes and organization.

Operate electric standing jacks, manual jacks, and forklifts 4-8 hours daily

Regular attendance, timeliness and a positive attitude is required for advancement.


The perfect person will have:

1+ years forklift experience. 

6 months+ distribution and warehouse experience.

Excellent communication skills.

The drive to learn new processes and skills.

Proficient "out of the box" thinking.

Passion for team-based atmosphere.

Excellent Critical thinking and problem-solving skills.

Desire to work with hands.

Passion for gardening.

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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