Production Operator in Santa Rosa, CA at Hawthorne Gardening Co.

Date Posted: 9/9/2020

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 Production Operator who will join our Hawthorne team in Santa Rosa, CA.

Starting pay $18 an hour!

What you’ll do in this role:

  • Safely perform various production line functions to support the packaging of the company’s liquid products. 

  • Essential functions include filling, bottling, capping, labeling, lot code printing, packaging, and palletizing various container sizes.

  • Ensures that the quality of the bottles are free from defects and meets company standards.

  • Places filled, sealed product in boxes. Fills boxes with required quantity with correct product.

  • Ensures printer is working properly and date/lot code matches the product being bottled.

  • Places boxes in neat stacks on pallets using predetermined patterns and counts.

  • Keeps the production area clean at all times.

What you’ll need to be successful:

  • Ability to work positively in a team environment

  • Proficient knowledge of all company product quality control standards and operating procedures.

  • Production equipment set up, clean out and problem solving techniques.

  • High school diploma or GED (General Education Diploma) equivalency.

  • Basic arithmetic skills.

  • Be detail oriented and have basic problem solving skills.

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

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

  • Fitness Club Reimbursement ($350) 

  • Nutrition reimbursement program (up to $200 per associate and per spouse)

  • First day of hire, 401K match (up to 7.5%) and discounted stock purchasing program (15% discount).

  • Our commitment to diversity and inclusion includes employee resource groups: Scotts Women’s Network, Scotts Black Employee Network, Scotts Veterans Network and GroPride Network, Scotts Young Professionals.

  • 12 SMG paid holiday days and generous vacation policy.

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.

EEO/AA Employer/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

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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