Logistics Coordinator in Vancouver, WA at Hawthorne Gardening Co.

Date Posted: 10/17/2019

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 looking for a Logistics Coordinator who will join our Supply Chain team in Vancouver, Washington.

This position will provide functional support to our Domestic and International Logistics Team. The Logistics Coordinator will proactively interact with internal departments and external vendors including domestic and foreign suppliers, freight forwarders and customs brokers. 

What you’ll do in this role:

  • Manage freight bookings

  • Approve vendor invoices 

  • Perform weekly audits of Customs entries

  • Log all post entry corrections

  • Track import shipments and Correspond with overseas vendors

  • Support Duty Drawback filing

  • Monitor domestic outbound shipping compliance (internal audit)

  • Support DOT administrative compliance

  • Track private fleet & driver delivery performance 

  • Track external carrier delivery performance and claims

  • Monitor vehicle registration expirations

  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned

What you’ll need to be successful:

  • Prefer a minimum of 2 years of experience in domestic and international shipping.

  • Import, Export, and DOT regulation knowledge helpful.

  • Strong computer skills (Excel, Word, Google)

  • Excellent customer service skills, oral and written comprehension abilities.

  • Time management and critical thinking skills.

  • Ability to work independently, handle adverse situations and problem solve

  • High school diploma or equivalent is preferred.

What we do for you (just to list a few cool ones)

  • Offer extremely competitive benefits including: Health, Dental and Vision coverage.

  • Unbelievable 401K match (up to 7.5%) and discounted stock purchasing program (15% discount).

  • Generous holiday and vacation days.

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.