EH&S Coordinator in Vancouver, WA at Hawthorne Gardening Co.

Date Posted: 10/8/2018

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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 an EH&S Coordinator who will grow at our Vancouver, WA production facility.

Under general supervision, this position is responsible for coordinating and overseeing environmental, health and safety compliance at Hawthorne Gardening facilities to all local, state and federal safety and environmental regulations and corporate guidelines and procedures.

In this role you will:

  • Ensure EPA and OSHA documentation compliance with guidance from corporate EH&S department.
  • Collaborate with employees and managers to identify and mitigate EH&S concerns.
  • Maintain Job Hazard Analysis database and ensure required PPE is available.
  • Maintain Incident, Injury, Near Miss, and Safe Behavior documentation and follow-up on resulting action items.
  • Coordinate RCRA compliance activities and training.
  • Provide guidance and direction for emergency response activities for the facility.
  • Coordinate EH&S training sessions and compile training records in accordance with regulatory and corporate requirements.
  • Record monitoring, sampling, and disposal data into recordkeeping software according to regulations.
  • Coordinate vendor inspections and services (fire, sprinkler, waste water, etc.).
  • Must be able to periodically work flexible hours, including second and third shifts, if necessary.
  • Team lead on the safety committee.

The perfect person will have:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent. OSHA Certification preferred.
  • One-two years of experience in EH&S role, preferably in a manufacturing, agriculture or related environment.
  • Knowledge in EPA, OSHA, State Workers Comp Laws and Wastewater compliance.
  • Working knowledge of applicable Health and Safety regulations and standards.
  • Working knowledge of metrics, both lagging and leading.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and internet savvy.
  • Knowledge of facilities and operational procedures.
  • Ability to lead meetings and train employees.
  • Demonstrated ability to build relationships to gain cross-functional alignment for execution.

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

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.

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