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Assistant Nursery Manager

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Assistant Nursery Manager
Plant Delights Nursery

Plant Ordering & Receiving

*Order plants via Purchase orders as requested from proper vendors

*Follow through with incoming plants availability (ship dates, quantities and sizes, pricing) and confirmations

*Coordinate with business manager when plants are received/approved and are ready for payment

*Assure cost data is properly entered in database in a timely manner

*Monitor receiving of plants and seed

*Ensure plant claims as needed (for damaged, diseased, or viral plants and incorrect quantities or plants) Supply photographs and coordinate with Business Manager to receive credit or replacements


Inventory Management

Maintain accurate nursery inventory of saleable and future saleable crops

Closely monitor plant sales reports to ensure adequate quantities for sales

Coordinate plant name changes with staff taxonomist to ensure timely changes in nursery

Ensure that nursery production signage is up to date and accurate


Production Scheduling

*Schedule crop production times working with grower and production supervisor based on sales and sales projections

*Ensure that plants are produced in the most economical method

*Monitor crop costs of production to avoid cost increases

Qualified candidates must be physically durable, have a tolerance for a wide range of outdoor weather including summer heat, have a good work ethic, a friendly personality, and be able to work well with others. Qualified candidates must be able to pay acute attention to detail while working at a fast pace. A Bachelor's degree is preferred, but is not required. Preferred one year previous experience in nursery management and /or inventory management.
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Full Time Experienced
Raleigh, North Carolina United States
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