Production, Operation Lead in Santa Rosa, CA at Hawthorne Gardening Co.

Date Posted: 8/27/2019

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 Lead Operator, Production who will grow at our Santa Rosa, CA facility.

Acts as a working lead for the production of the company’s fertilizer products. Ensures finished products are produced in a timely and efficient manner. Performs various warehouse and production line functions to support the packaging of the company’s fertilizer products.

In this role you will:

  • Lead daily and weekly production based on need communicated by Production Supervisor.
  • Assign personnel to tasks.Ensure efficient and productive use of resources and personnel.
  • Ensure daily and weekly production requirements are met.
  • Ensure quality and consistency of raw materials used for production meets the standards of the company.
  • Ensure quality and consistency of finished product meets the standards of the company.
  • Ensure personnel have adequate and necessary training in tasks assigned to them.
  • Evaluate safety consciousness, participation and overall work attitude.
  • Ensure safe work practices.
  • Compile end of the day manufacturing stats.

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.


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