Lead, Warehouse in Portland, OR at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 7/2/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Here at Scotts Miracle-Gro there is no such thing as a typical day.  Our culture is constantly energized by new and exciting growth opportunities and at a rapid pace.  Every Associate plays an important role in providing innovative solutions for today’s gardeners and growers and contributing new ideas to improve operations. In our company you need grit, it is what we were founded on over 150 years ago and is what keeps us growing. Regardless of your level in the organization there is a platform for your voice to be heard and the ability to influence change. Family, community and hard working values are weaved into all that we do. Come grow with us, where we develop and nurture the next generation of leaders. ​

We are looking for a Warehouse Lead who will grow at our Vancouver, WA Distribution Center.

 In this role you will:

  • Monitor the safe and efficient processes to get pulled product from warehouse for delivery to local customers. This will include training and mentoring of warehouse 1, 2 & 3 employees.

The perfect person will have:

  • Keep crew on task and working effectively and monitor safe practices in the warehouse.

  • Assure employees have correct tools and supplies available to them.

  • Monitor to ensure the most efficient route deliveries.

  • Schedule product pickup with truck companies.

  • Assign training to new employees and cross training for smooth operations.

  • Manage inventory counts.

  • Assure all equipment maintained and serviced when needed.

  • Always look for ways to be more efficient and save money for the company.

  • Coordinate inventory counts and monitor re-stocking and proper rotation of product.

  • Actively participate in safety meetings.

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

  • Extensive experience operating warehouse equipment (forklift, order picker, pallet riders, etc.).

  • Extensive Experience with product pulling/tracking computer programs.

  • Able to operate efficiently in a fast paced environment.

  • Clear written and verbal communications and basic math.

  • 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.

Qualifications, Experience and Training:

Cross trained in all aspects of our warehouse operations. Verifiable, effective leadership skills. Successful experience working with vendors and customers. Must have developed positive relationships with other department personnel.

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 

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

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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.