Hawthorne Gardening Company
Published
March 1, 2022
Location
Surrey, BC
Category
Other  
Job Type

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 an Inventory Control Specialist who will grow at our Surrey, Canada facility. 

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 primary purpose of the Inventory Control Specialist is to count, track and issue materials to internal and external customers. This position is a “hands-on" position with an administrative component. The position will have dual responsibilities to support the Supply Chain Management (SCM) and Service teams. The incumbent is expected to work independently with limited supervision. In addition, the role would typically retrieve, organize, analyze data and make informed recommendations to management.

In this role you will:

  • Coordinate Inventory Control Activities (Weekly Cycle Counts of Floor Stock, Inventory Adjustments as required, and Root Cause Analysis)

  • Understand the impact of Inventory Adjustments on Profitability

  • Create Inventory Reports for Internal SCM use

  • Perform Inventory Transfers with ERP Computer System

  • Oversee min/max setup program for Service Fleet, adjusting individual truck stocking levels based on region or territory

  • Perform restocking of new and existing service trucks with personal protection equipment (PPE), PTR Components (parts, labels), or competitor parts as determined by Service Management

  • Assist or independently verify inventory accuracy of service trucks during annual physical inventory, prior to the hiring of a new technician.

  • Travel domestically (ground or air) for multiple days and or day trips (as required)

  • Have a set work schedule, but must be flexible to work a variety of hours to meet the needs of the service division (includes weekend)

  • Be comfortable using Material Handling Equipment (Forklift, Hand Jacks, Scissor lift, etc.)

The perfect person will have:

  • High school diploma or GED (General Education Diploma) equivalency, plus 3 years related experience

  • Must have a reliable transportation

  • PC literate with experience with Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel

  • Basic understanding of ERP Systems (SAP a plus)

  • Excellent Communication: verbal, email, written

 

 

 

Not interested in this role? Check out our other career opportunities and learn more about what it’s like to work at Scotts MiracleGro by accessing our Talent Network: SMG Talent Network

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.

The brands and products within our portfolio include: Scotts, Miracle-Gro, TomCat, Ortho, RoundUp, Bonnie Plants, Osmocote, Earthgro, and Fafard.

Scotts is an EEO Employer.

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