Shipping Associate- in Portland, OR at Hawthorne Gardening Co.

Date Posted: 6/11/2019

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 Shipping Associate who will grow at our Vancouver, WA facility.

Safely and efficiently, ship product from warehouse for delivery to local customers. This will include assisting with loading the delivery truck properly and safely.

In this role you will:

Must be able to lift 55lb. products periodically throughout the day with no physical limitations.
Experience operating warehouse equipment (forklift, order picker, pallet riders, etc.).
Experience with product shipping/tracking computer programs.
Able to operate efficiently in a fast-paced environment.
Clear written and verbal communications.
Excellent attention to detail.
Good time management skills.
Courteous and professional demeanor.
Able to operate with a sense of urgency and accuracy.
Strong desire to provide excellent customer service.
Experience in shipping, receiving and will call desirable.

The perfect person will have:
Two years shipping experience in a large distribution environment.

This is what we will bring to the table:

Extremely competitive benefits including: Health, Dental and Vision coverage
Onsite workout facilities.
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.

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.