Warehouse Lead-Environmental Health & Safety -1st shift in Gresham, OR at Hawthorne Gardening Co.

Date Posted: 4/8/2021

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 are looking for a 1st shift Warehouse Lead focused on Environmental Health and Safety who will join our team in Gresham, OR to provide support to improve and maintain warehouse safety and occupational health programs, compliance and regulatory programs and assist with training.   

Hours will be Monday-Friday from 8am-5pm

Pay range will be $22-$26.85/hr depending on experience

What you’ll do in this role:

  • Responsible for providing effective professional safety and health support to the site and associates to improve and sustain site safety culture, environmental safety and occupational health programs, and procedures. 
  • Work within state and federal safety regulations, corporate standards, policies and procedures to ensure compliance. Ensure OSHA documentation compliance with guidance from the internal EH&S department.
  • Maintain safety incident documentation, follow-up on corrective action items, track associate performance and maintain consistent compliance of plant environmental health and safety programs.
  • Assist with the development of job task hazard analysis, personal protective equipment analysis, trials, standard operating procedures and formula safety checklists.
  • Assist with plant-wide safety meetings, training sessions, associate orientations, safety committee meetings, safety communications, identifying training needs, compile training records in accordance with regulatory and corporate requirements, and safety observations and discussions with associates. 
  • Assist with site specific storm water pollution prevention plan.
  • Collaborate with employees and managers to identify and mitigate safety concerns.
  • Ensure required personal protective equipment is available to associates.
  • Ensure safety data sheets and checklists are current and available.
  • Perform all duties safely and in compliance with safety & health requirements.

What you’ll need to be successful:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent, Bachelor’s degree preferred. 
  • General knowledge and experience in the administration of various OSHA & industrial Safety programs and record-keeping.
  • Ability to plan, communicate, implement and monitor assigned safety tasks.
  • Ability to work independently and execute on decisions associated with safety.
  • Ability to promote teamwork and train others.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs, Google applications, and SAP.
  • Ability to understand and perform duties associated with various legally required programs and maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to perform essential physical job functions, to include, but not limited to: frequent movement throughout warehouse environments with conveyor lines, moving fork trucks, etc.  The ability to lift 30 pounds, stand, stoop, bend, twist, climb and lift for the duration of the shift.
  • Must be able to periodically work flexible hours, if necessary

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

  • Home nightly
  • 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.