CNC Programmer 1st shift in Vancouver, WA at Hawthorne Gardening Co.

Date Posted: 2/19/2021

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 seeking to add a CNC Programmer to our team in Vancouver, WA on 1st shift! Hours will be Monday-Friday from 7A-3:30PM.

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!

Administer the activities of the production organization to meet manufacturing targets and objectives for safety, quality, delivery, and cost. Participate as a member of the HGC supervisory team that provides leadership, direction to develop and implement plans to meet group targets and objectives.

In this role you will:

  • Conduct CNC maintenance and upkeep
  • Manage spare part inventory for CNC cutting tools and fixtures
  • Design and build new CNC fixtures
  • Create and edit new and existing CNC programs
  • Maintain plastic molds and CNC fixtures
  • Assist in the development and design of new molds and fixtures
  • Able to create 3D models using solid works
  • Train employees as needed  
  • Help with quality assurance of final product
  • Assist with process improvement of all fixtures, molds and CNC programs
  • Work with tooling suppliers
  • Work with machine suppliers
  • Stay current on new cutting tool technology to reduce cost or increase productivity

The perfect person will have:

  • 2 years progressively responsible experience in CNC programing and operation
  • Associates degree or completion of trade/vocational school program, Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or Drafting, preferred.
  • Knowledge of safety protocol
  • Knowledge of quality control criteria
  • Knowledge of tools and tool making
  • Skill in machine maintenance, calibration, and repair
  • Skill in machine operation
  • Skill in pattern making
  • Skill in CAD 3D drafting (Solid Works)
  • Skilled at using ASPREE
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Ability to proactively diagnose machine malfunctions
  • Ability to prepare and present machine operation training

This is what we will bring to the table:

  • Extremely competitive benefits including: Health, Dental and Vision coverage
  • Discounted gym memberships across the U.S.
  • A highly energetic and fast paced environment at a rapidly growing company
  • Unbelievable 401K match and discounted stock purchasing program
  • Generous vacation day policy in addition to 11 holidays

Our commitment to LiveTotal Health puts the wellness and safety of our associates and their families as the top priority.  Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, ensuring associate safety has been a primary focus for all of us at Scotts.  During this year’s flu season and the continuing pandemic, we remain committed to doing everything we can to keep our associates healthy and safe.   As such, we are requiring our US associates to get a flu vaccine. This safety measure will help protect our associates, our families and our communities.  We recognize a medical or personal circumstance may prevent you from meeting this requirement and we have a process to address those concerns.

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.

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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.