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 a Transportation Service Manager who will grow at our Vancouver, Washington Hawthorne Gardening Company location. This role will focus on driving improved service and cost saving initiatives through key partnerships with freight providers and internal stakeholders. This role will has high growth potential into a senior leadership role within our supply chain group.
What you'll do in this role:
Manage transportation service providers to key performance metrics
Develop carrier scorecards
Negotiate transportation service agreements and pricing
Lead annual carrier RFP
Drive private fleet compliance and performance
Communicate key initiatives to internal and external partners
Support enterprise projects forging relationships across organization
Innovate and implement freight programs driving service and cost benefits
What you'll need to be successful:
10+ years of experience in transportation management in a leadership role
Direct experience managing a portfolio of carriers including private fleet operations
ERP and transportation management system experience
Excellent communication and presentation skills
Ability to travel as needed
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) ]
Nutrition reimbursement program (up to $200 per associate and per spouse)
First day of hire, 401K match (up to 7.5%) and discounted stock purchasing program (15% discount).
Our commitment to diversity and inclusion includes employee resource groups: Scotts Women's Network, Scotts Black Employee Network, Scotts Veterans Network and GroPride Network, Scotts Young Professionals.
12 paid holidays and generous vacation policy
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.
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.