Specialist, Inventory Control in Ontario, CA at Hawthorne Gardening Co.

Date Posted: 7/23/2020

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!

The Inventory Control Specialist - responsible for the inventory management of packaging components of multiple production lines, including physical counts and inventory reconciliation before, after, and during production campaigns.

What you’ll do in this role:

  • Confirm/identify packaging material availability, location, and condition for production lines prior to production campaigns.

  • Plan/coordinate delivery schedule for materials located in outside storage locations (warehouses and drop trailers) to arrive to meet production line(s) scheduled planning rates.

  • Complete inventory cycle counts at the end of production campaigns and input necessary corrections for inventory location in SAP.

  • Coordinate the inventory and placement of product labels for all products Including.

  • Prepare electronic component tracking (spreadsheets) for schedule production

  • Communicate deficiencies that could negatively impact the production schedule to appropriate individuals

  • Additional job Tasks as needed

  • Loading and Unloading packaging materials/finished good.

  • Hauling finished products from production lines to warehouse storage location.

  • Supplying pallets of packaging components from warehouse storage location to production line(s) to meet production requirements.

  • Housekeeping (Including, but not limited to, sweeping, emptying dumpsters and/or trash cans, repairing items which may have been subjected to warehouse damage, etc.)

  • Participate in weekly warehouse meetings/safety tailgates, plant wide safety meeting, and quarterly information meetings.

What you’ll need to be successful:

  • High School Education or GED. Technical school a plus.

  • Experience:

  • Previous experience in a manufacturing or warehouse environment. SAP experience preferred.

  • Skills and Abilities / Competencies:

  • Ability to utilize Microsoft Office and Google Chrome.

  • Ability to perform basic mathematics: examples – Determines Loss/Waste factor when staging components.

  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and written with internal and external co-workers, customers, suppliers, etc.

  • Ability to prioritize and perform multiple simultaneous tasks, with interruptions.

  • Ability to work safely in a manufacturing environment, available to work any shift and overtime.

  • Ability to operate a fork truck in a manufacturing environment.

  • Ability to work in a team environment and promote teamwork.

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.