Temporary Production Associates Needed - Chester, SC in Chester, SC at Hawthorne Gardening Co.

Date Posted: 5/28/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Chester, SC
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    5/28/2019

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!

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE: SMG) is the world's largest marketer of branded consumer lawn and garden products, with a full range of products for professional horticulture as well. Scotts Miracle-Gro has helped to grow the nearly $7 billion global consumer lawn and garden market through product innovation, industry-leading advertising efforts and its trusted brands. Scotts is an EEO Employer, dedicated to a culturally diverse, drug free work place.

We are looking for hard working temporary associates who don't mind getting their hands dirty as production workers at our Chester, South Carolina operations facility. Our team members prepare organic mixes using a heavy equipment loader or relocates piles to ensure segregation of materials. Heavy equipment may include trucks, front-end loaders, dozers, graders, compactors, snowblowers and other pieces of equipment. Temporary production workers must also clean, maintain and secure all equipment as directed by management and company policies and procedures. In addition, our team members work to ensure our line operations are running smoothly throughout our facility and supplies production with a continuous material. Lastly, our team monitors the stock piles for excessive heat, turns stockpiles, and ensures the proper amount of water is used to prepare the stockpile for production use.

PHYSICAL JOB REQUIREMENTS

Ability to work in a dusty, dirty environment.

Ability to work in all weather elements, including heat and cold.

Ability to lift 50 pounds.

Physical ability to climb in and out of equipment.

Ability to sit for long periods of time.

Ability to safely operate heavy equipment.


Qualifications for the position

Graduation from high school or GED equivalent.

One or more years of experience using medium and/or  heavy equipment.


Scotts is an EEO Employer, dedicated to a culturally diverse, drug free workplace

Notification to Agencies.

Please note that the Scotts Miracle-Gro 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 Scotts Miracle-Gro company will not consider or approve payment regarding recruiter fees or referral compensations. For information on how to become an approved vendor please see our Third Party Agency notification on our career portal.

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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