Warehouse Associate in Vancouver, WA at Hawthorne Gardening Co.

Date Posted: 11/6/2020

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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!

1st shift weekend Warehouse Associate positions starting at $18.00/hr plus $1 shift differential!

Hours are Friday-Sunday from 5AM-7:30PM.

The Hawthorne Gardening Company is a company focused on hydroponic and controlled environment growing. 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. 

 

We are looking for a Warehouse Associate who will grow at our Vancouver, WA Distribution Center.  This position is for the 1st shift on weekends. MUST HAVE ABILITY TO WORK THIS SHIFT

What you’ll do in this role:

  • Work within our shipping, receiving, or replenishment teams

  • Safely and efficiently pull product from the warehouse for delivery to local customers

  • Unload, breakdown, and stow incoming product

  • Operate varying types of equipment including: forklift, pallet riders, pallet wrapper, order picker

  • Work closely with other warehouse personnel to ensure timely completion of tasks

  • Contribute to a fun and fast paced working environment

What you’ll need to be successful:

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Good time management skills

  • Courteous and professional demeanor

  • Ability to perform with a sense of urgency and accuracy

  • Strong desire to provide excellent customer service

  • Experience with product pulling/tracking computer programs is desirable

  • Experience operating warehouse equipment (forklift, order picker, pallet riders, etc.) is desirable

  • Must be able to lift 55lb. products periodically throughout the day with no physical limitations

  • Ability to operate efficiently in a fast-paced environment

  • Clear written and verbal communication 

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/ Individual & $500/Family

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

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

  • Generous vacation day policy in addition to 11 holidays

Our commitment to LiveTotal Health puts the wellness and safety of our associates and their families as the top priority.  Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, ensuring associate safety has been a primary focus for all of us at Scotts.  During this year’s flu season and the continuing pandemic, we remain committed to doing everything we can to keep our associates healthy and safe.   As such, we are requiring our US associates to get a flu vaccine. This safety measure will help protect our associates, our families and our communities.  We recognize a medical or personal circumstance may prevent you from meeting this requirement and we have a process to address those concerns.

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.