Green Goods Purchasing Assistant in Shenandoah IA

Posted on Nov 16, 2015 in Job Postings

Full time Green Goods Purchasing Assistant in Shenandoah IA.
Excellent benefit package including medical/dental/401K/vacation.
Qualifications: Horticulture or Ag Business degree, or equivalent experience in the nursery/greenhouse industry. Technical knowledge of plants required.

Assist in daily purchasing of Bedding Plants, Perennials, Tropicals, Nursery Stock, Houseplants, and Bulbs
Establish & maintain relationships with our grower partners, both woody and herbaceous, across the U.S.
Assist in planning production schedules for growers
Analyze high volumes of data
Research product availability for quotes & bids
Maintain proper inventory levels
Work within an office environment and collaborate with others on projects
Occasional travel required – growers and retail stores

Successful candidate should have the following qualifications:
Passion for helping plants get to the public
Highly proficient with computer skills
Analytical thinking
Be a problem solver
Enjoy working with data
Good communication skills verbal and written
Handle multiple projects at same time


Please contact Blake Jensen at the information below if interested:

Blake Jensen
Vice President of Green Goods
Earl May Seed & Nursery
208 North Elm Street
Shenandoah, IA 51603
FAX   (712) 246-1020, pause 1024