Lead Shipping Coordinator - Weekend shift/Fri-Sun in Vancouver, WA at Hawthorne Gardening Co.

Date Posted: 2/27/2021

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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!

Great opportunity on a weekend shift. This weekend position on day shift. This position will require you to work every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 5AM-7:30PM.

Rate of pay is between $23-$27/hr DOE.

We are looking for a Lead Shipping Coordinator who will grow at our Vancouver, WA  facility. 

The Lead Shipping Coordinator will ensure orders are fulfilled on time, in full and support every department in exceeding each of our customers expectations. 

In this role you will:

  • Use SAP software to verify customer orders were processed efficiently and accurately

  • Pull reports to ensure inventory transfers were completed on time

  • Research and resolve inventory discrepancies

  • Lead coordinating efforts between shipping team, distribution team and off site inventory teams to achieve timely shipments 

  • Partner with receiving and transfer coordinators to support inbound and outbound movements as needed

  • Ensure the success of UPS order fulfillment processes 

  • Lead the communication between Hawthorne and LTL/FTL carriers

  • Create purchase orders for warehouse supplies as needed

  • Research delayed shipments and create prompt solutions to achieve customer expectations

  • Lead all efforts necessary to ensure local deliveries are fulfilled same day

  • Ensure drivers routes are accurately assigned based on priorities 

  • Collaborates with order pullers, pallet wrappers and loaders to ensure accurate fulfillment 

  • Train new warehouse associates to support cross-training initiatives

  • Contribute to safety programs and committees 

  • Maintain accurate and organized shipping documentation filing

  • Answer phones and assist supervisors with employee communications

The perfect person will have:

  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook)

  • Experience with SAP ERP

  • Clear written and verbal communication skills

  • Excellent time management skills

  • Knowledge of product pulling/inventory systems

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Good research skills for resolving inventory discrepancies

  • Able to operate efficiently in a fast paced environment

  • Courteous and professional demeanor

  • Experience with shipping services

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.