Operator, Rivet/ Auto-sert in Vancouver, WA at Hawthorne Gardening Co.

Date Posted: 11/18/2019

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  Rivet/Auto-sert Operator who will grow at our Vancouver, WA facility. 

Operate a Rivet or Auto-sert machine in the pre-form process for lighting fixtures.


In this role you will:

  • Set-up and operate a rivet or auto-sert machine in a safe manner.

  • Maintain machine tooling as instructed.

  • Perform tasks as instructed.

  • Verify parts created to print or templates.

  • Maintain part count and verify to production schedules.

  • Complete all necessary production control documentation as required.

  • Learn to differentiate hardware used in process.

  • Learn to perform general maintenance on machines.

  • Must be able to safely and properly lift up to 50lbs.

  • Maintain shop cleanliness in work area.


The perfect person will have:

  • Must be able to read and understand the English language. 

  • Must have basic math skills for accurate material/product counting. 

  • Must be a team player. Must be able to quickly learn the rivet or auto-sert process. 

  • Must have good attention to detail and eye/hand coordination

  • Experience in a manufacturing environment a plus. 

  • General knowledge of safe hand tool use.


This is what we will bring to the table:

  • Extremely competitive benefits including; Health, Dental and Vision coverage.

  • State of the art facilities gym.

  • 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 

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.