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The Scott's Miracle-Gro Company Production Operator in Vancouver, Washington

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!Day shift openings for Production Associates! Must be able to work 6AM-6PM and every other weekend!***Forklift experience is requiredStarting pay is $18/hr.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 worldIn this role you will:* Manipulate empty packaging into position onto production line* Assists when asked to operate controls to fill packaging to required level* Ensures that the quality of the packaging is free from defect and meet company standards* Manipulate and ensures full packaging is sealed correctly with no leaks* May apply labels by hand and/or through labeling machine* Ensure labels are adhered to packaging straight and without air bubbles* Ensure lot and date code printer are working properly. Codes are legible and accurate* Place filled, sealed product into case boxes* Fills cases with required quantity with correct product* Ensure broken or defective product does not make it into finished case boxes* Ensure correct lot and date codes are on all finished products* Secure finished goods in case box. Ensure case box is taped tightly securing the finished goods inside the box.* Ensure pallets are safe for use, free of any defects and are correct size and type* Place boxes in neat stacks on pallets using pre-determined patterns and counts* Ensure broken or defective boxes of product do not make it on finished pallets* Maintain clean and safe working environment by ensuring all material spilled on, under, or around production equipment and work spaces is cleaned during down-time and at the end of each day.* Clean, rinse and sterilize equipment prior to each new batch and end of shift per S.O.P's* Promote, execute and adhere to the company's safety program, and encourage all employees, to adopt safety as a cultureThe perfect person will have:* Forklift experience* Basic Arithmetic skills* Must have good communication and interpersonal skills* Ability to work positively in a team environment* Must be detail oriented and have basic problem solving skills* Must have basic documenting and reporting skills* Must be self-motivatedThis is what we will bring to the table:* Extremely competitive benefits including: Health, Dental and Vision coverage* Discounted gym memberships across the U.S.* 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 holidaysOur 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 c