Manager, Human Resources in Vancouver, WA at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 9/22/2020

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. ​

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 Human Resources Manager who will grow at our Vancouver, Washington Hawthorne Gardening Co. headquarters. 

This role will focus on business partnership with HGC’s supply chain organization, including manufacturing and our national distribution network.

In this role you will:

  • Be a strategic and tactical contributor by delivering comprehensive, practical human resource solutions to the managers and associates in the Hawthorne Gardening Co. (HGC) business.

  • Work closely with the HR Director and corporate HR on the business’ needs and support them by driving the implementation of compensation programs, benefits, talent management/acquisition and other needed programs.

  • Learn the business’ priorities, strategy and challenges in service of the above goals. 

  • Provide talent related processes that build capability in our field leaders including recruiting, talent development, onboarding, performance management, culture, reward and recognition.

  • Work with the HR Director to deliver communications, training and change management activities to our internal business partners.

  • Manage day-to-day associate relations issues including investigations, conflict resolution and litigation/EEOC support. 

  • Offer advice and counsel to leaders on policies and performance management best practices.

  • In partnership with business leaders, develop onboarding and training materials to drive consistency and efficiency throughout the supply chain.

  • Drive a positive culture that creates an inspiring associate experience.

What you will need to be successful:

  • Bachelor Degree in Industrial Relations or Human Resources Management.

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in Human Resources Management.

  • Human Resources Generalist experience in a fast-paced environment preferably a supply chain/manufacturing environment.

  • Demonstrated strong judgment and proven ability to diagnose issues, drawing on both professional experience and strategic thinking skills to drive appropriate solutions with self-initiative.

  • Strong business acumen and ability to work well across different functions in order to develop and integrate HR and business strategies.

  • Intellectual curiosity with innate desire to learn how things work.

  • Energized by high change environments and is comfortable with ambiguity.

  • A high level of ownership, accountability, and sense of urgency.

  • Approachable demeanor, but willing to stand up for what he/she believes in

  • Proven, creative problem solver with both breadth and depth of experience across the HR function.

  • Strong communication skills.

  • Organizational skills with ability to multitask.

  • Computer skills (Microsoft Office suite, Google, Workday, etc.)

  • Ability to travel as needed, which includes overnight travel, around 40% of the time.

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

Not interested in this role? Stay up to date on future opportunities by joining our ScottsMiracle-Gro and Hawthorne Gardening talent networks.

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.