Production Supervisor, 3rd Shift in Santa Rosa, CA at Hawthorne Gardening Co.

Date Posted: 9/16/2020

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!

We are looking for a Production Supervisor (3rd shift) who will grow at our Santa Rosa, California facility. 

Our Santa Rosa production facility is a state of the art liquid filling operation. If you enjoy leading a team of highly effective individuals in a fast-paced and high energy work environment then you will thrive as the Production Supervisor. The Production Supervisor will have a considerable impact on the plant’s overall performance and customer relations of the company.


In this role you will:

  • Collaborate with a strong and high performing leadership team, including the Office Manager
    and Plant Manager.

  • Supervise a large workforce of hourly full-time and temporary associates performing activities in
    one or more of the following are: production, equipment maintenance, building and grounds
    maintenance, warehouse, distribution, and/or field operations.

  • Get your hands dirty by operating equipment side-by-side with your workforce.

  • Plant productivity, including involvement in goal setting for the plant, and planning and
    execution production goals.

  • Assign work and monitor progress, execute staffing needs, evaluate associate work performance
    and drives accountability, & coordinate scheduling to meet business needs.

  • Execute and enforce government, company and/or plant laws, procedures, and/or policies.

  • Ensuring quality and quantity standards are achieved in a cost effective and efficient manner
    along with the availability of materials and supplies; problem solving quickly when things do not
    go according to plan.

  • Communicate, implement and monitor safety programs and procedures.

  • Foster a team environment and ensure positive associate relations to maintain a union-free
    environment.

  • Prepare and/or maintain various logs, records and reports, such as production, maintenance,
    inventory, etc.; may purchase supplies, parts and/or equipment; may assist in developing and
    monitoring the budget.

  • Assist the Plant Manager in directing the overall operation of the plant, performing special
    projects as needed.

The perfect person will have:

  • Excellent written as well as verbal communication skills

  • Ability to effectively manage time and lead a team of subordinates

  • Organizational and administrative skills

  • Ability to analyze and interpret schematics and blueprints

  • High school degree, diploma or a GED equivalent qualification from a certified college is basic requirement

  • Familiarity with OSHA and industrial safety

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

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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