Mission: Our mission is to exceed our customers’ expectations as a high-quality, service-oriented chemical supplier. We will adapt quickly to the changing chemical needs of customers with a keen focus on technical expertise, teamwork, safety, profitability, and responsible care ...
Hawkins is a formulator, manufacturer, blender, distributor, and sales agent for thousands of industrial chemicals and reagent grade laboratory chemicals sold to municipalities and businesses throughout the Central United States.
Thousands of water treatment facilities, manufacturers, food and dairy producers, research labs and many other organizations depend on Hawkins for the chemical products they need. These products range from potassium carbonate to chlorine to FCC grade citrates and phosphates. Learn more about us:
Hawkins is headquartered in Roseville, Minnesota. Our facilities are located throughout the Central United States and receive, store, distribute and, in some cases, manufacture products.
Hawkins operates a fleet of trucks, trailers, tankers and tractors from our extensive warehouse facilities. The Hawkins delivery network, including our branch facilities, allows us to respond to special needs and requirements of our customers throughout our large delivery area.
From the moment we make contact with a customer or potential customer, we work to provide the best service possible–whether it’s arranging for a holiday delivery, making arrangements for unusual products, or simply just delivering on time, every time. The proof? Many of our customers have been with Hawkins for more than 20 years.
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Customer Service. Hawkins works to provide the best service possible – where it’s arranging for a holiday delivery, making arrangements for rare products, or simply just delivering on time every time. Many of our customers have been with Hawkins for more than 20 years.
Safety. “Zero” Can be Done! Our philosophy is that the well-being of our company and customers is dependent on the safety of our workforce. No job is to be regarded as so urgent that the time cannot be taken to do it in a safe manner.
I have been working at Hawkins full-time (Less than a year)
Feels like a small company within a large company portfolio.
Great company culture of collaboration
Growing company and investing in the right areas
Very focused on improving and open to employee feedback
Not many standardized processes, which is an area for improvement now
Sales driven without considering other functional areas
Advice to Management
Support cross-functional resources and continue to drive process improvements
The interview was very relaxed, very general HR type interview questions on how you work with people. Asked how I work with prolonged times of sitting. The job did include a lot of sitting, which as a previous lab tech was a bit of a shock.