Inventory Control Specialist in Vancouver, WA at Hawthorne Gardening Co.

Date Posted: 12/2/2020

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

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.

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.