Inventory Manager, Assistant Buyer

Planters' Choice Nursery
140 Huntingtown Rd.
Newtown, CT 06470
United States

Manages Others
Experience Required
Degree Required
From $18 To $21.00
Per Hour
Employment Type
Work Schedule
No Travel

Job Description

Planters’ Choice is looking for a motivated individual with good critical thinking skills and an eye for detail to maintain the inventory for our main sales location in Newtown, CT.

The ICM will be expected to work independently on a daily basis to complete the following duties to maintain accurate inventory of stock:
  • Routinely conduct thorough cycle counts of stock to maintain accuracy
  • Review and correct daily sales discrepancies as needed
  • Utilize internal database software and excel spreadsheets to maintain and record inventory changes throughout the season
  • Facilitate the transfers of materials between locations
In addition to the inventory control responsibilities, the ICM will be expected to assist the Purchasing Manager with day-to-day tasks including:
  • Data entry for spreadsheets and purchase orders
  • Receiving of purchased materials into the internal database
  • Adjusting pricing as needed within the system
  • Printing of tags and signage (and checking that they have been properly applied)
  • Help keep the PM informed of inventory issues or needs
  • Communicate staff needs and issues to PM while his is on the road or off site
  • Ordering of hard-goods (tools, fertilizer, equipment) and office supplies
Job Requirements
- Plant knowledge (particularly woody trees and shrubs)
- High attention to detail and ability to work efficiently
- Good computer skills, especially with Excel and other database programs
- Good communication skills
- Willingness to learn and be a part of our team and culture
- Be able to life 50lbs.
- Be able to work overtime and weekends during peak seasons, in all weather
- Ability to work quickly and efficiently in a fast-paced environment