Senior Analyst, Distribution (EWM) in Vancouver, WA at Hawthorne Gardening Co.

Date Posted: 9/10/2020

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 Senior Analyst, Distribution (EWM) who will join our Hawthorne team in Vancouver, WA.

This position supports the Business Integration Manager to ensure Hawthorne branded products are distributed on time and at the lowest possible cost through the implementation of SAP EWM across all Hawthorne facilities.  Activities will include project management, subject matter expert in system integration, user acceptance training, analysis of warehouse performance, and shipment execution.  Ensures freedom to operate through the enforcement of Standard Operating Procedures, company policy, all legal/regulatory considerations, and company/regional Safety and Quality procedures.

What you’ll do in this role:

  • Owns the relationship between BT and operations to promote exceptional service to customers while maintaining efficient distribution operations through the implementation of SAP EWM.
  • Drives Warehouse effectiveness and efficiency improvements with data based analysis and best practice recommendations.
  • Utilizes Business Warehouse, SAP, SAP EWM, Microsoft Office and other reporting mechanisms to highlight improvement areas and measure site performance.
  • Maintains oversight responsibility for inventory management and control.  Oversees annual physical inventories, cycle counts, audits, evaluates historical inventory data and collaborates with purchasing and finance to maximize service, minimize waste and reduce excess and obsolete inventory.
  • Fosters a team environment and engages providers to drive superior performance.
  • Provides support for warehousing network changes, system installations, new product launches, product transitions, and acquisitions
  • Provides daily/weekly/monthly distribution and logistics reporting
  • Performs other duties and/ or responsibilities as assigned.

What you’ll need to be successful:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering, supply chain management, operations, finance or other related degree.
  • Minimum of 3-4 years of distribution/warehouse operations or logistics analytics experience. 
  • Extensive experience with SAP, SAP EWM, Business Warehouse (or similar reporting software), Tableau and Microsoft Office. 
  • Analytical experience and knowledge of supply chain processes and procedures within a manufacturing CPG company and general knowledge of retail business a plus.
  • Exposure to compliance and safety requirements associated with the management of a warehouse operation.
  • Ability to engage and collaborate with site leadership to help deliver outstanding customer service.
  • Excellent analytical, interpersonal, communications, organization, consulting, resource management and technology utilization skills.
  • Strong business acumen, with a solid record of leading change and delivering results.
  • Flexibility to accommodate 50%+- travel is required based on business need.
  • Strong analytical and statistical skills

What we do for you (just to list a few cool ones):

  • A place on an engaged team of passionate colleagues in a growing and dynamic industry.
  • Offer extremely competitive benefits including: Health, Dental and Vision coverage.
  • First day of hire, 401K match (up to 7.5%) and discounted stock purchasing program (15% discount).
  • 12 paid holidays and generous vacation policy.
  • Fitness Club Reimbursement ($350)
  • Nutrition reimbursement program (up to $200 per associate and per spouse)
  • 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.

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.