Inventory Specialist in Livermore, CA at Hawthorne Gardening Co.

Date Posted: 9/24/2020

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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 Inventory Control Specialist who will grow at our Livermore, CA facility. 

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 primary purpose of the Inventory Control Specialist is to count, track and issue materials to internal and external customers. This position is a “hands on" position with an administrative component. The incumbent is expected to work independently with limited supervision. In addition, the role would typically retrieve, organize, analyze data and make informed recommendations to management.

In this role you will:

  • Coordinate Inventory Control Activities (Weekly Cycle Counts of Floor Stock, Inventory Adjustments as required and Root Cause Analysis)

  • Understand the impact of Inventory Adjustments on Profitability

  • Create Inventory Reports for Internal SCM use

  • Perform Inventory Transfers with ERP Computer System

  • Perform restocking of new and existing service trucks with personal protection equipment (PPE), PTR Components (parts, labels) or competitor parts as determined by Service Management

  • Assist or independently verify inventory accuracy of service trucks during annual physical inventory.

  • Have a set work schedule, but must be flexible to work a variety of hours to meet the needs of the service division (includes weekend)

  • Be comfortable using Material Handling Equipment (Forklift, Hand Jacks, Scissor lift, etc.)

The perfect person will have:

  • High school diploma or GED (General Education Diploma) equivalency, plus 3 years related experience

  • Must have a reliable transportation

  • PC literate with experience with Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel

  • Basic understanding of ERP Systems (SAP a plus)

  • Excellent Communication: verbal, email, written

Some other nice to have’s:

  • Working knowledge of the hydroponic industry.

  • Experience working within a fast paced manufacturing environment.

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.