Purchaser


Gardens Alive/Spring Hill Nurseries
110 W. Elm Street
Tipp City, OH 45371
United States

Industry
Horticulture
Application Closing Date
5/31/2018
Manages Others
No
Experience Required
Yes
Degree Required
No
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full-Time
Travel
No Travel

Job Description
Gardens Alive!®, Inc. provides home gardening solutions and more direct to the consumer through a family of catalog and online brands. In fact, we are proud to be one of the largest distributors of gardening products serving the United States and Canada. Gardens Alive! grows and ships millions of plants, seeds, trees & bulbs on an annual basis, our brands offering exclusive and specialty plant varieties grown both directly as well as sourced through our corporate partners in Holland and elsewhere. We also offer a full line of environmentally responsible fertilizer, weed control and pest relief products under the Gardens Alive! brand name. 

Our brands include:
Brecks®  www.brecks.com
Spring Hill Nursery® www.springhillnursery.com  
Henry Field’s Seed & Nursery Co. www.henryfields.com  
Gardens Alive! ® www.gardensalive.com 
Gurney's® Seed & Nursery Co. www.gurneys.com  
K.Van Bourgondien & Sons www.dutchbulbs.com  
Michigan Bulb® Co. www.michiganbulb.com 

 

Summary of Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

This position will work closely with Purchasing Manager and Buyers to ensure product is setup, ordered and received on time, with accuracy for optimal customer satisfaction. They will also be responsible for daily vendor communications, logistics and analytics.

 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

         Item setup, PO entry and item maintenance for high volume of Sku numbers.

         Communicates with vendors to obtain updated price quotes, minimum order quantities, availability and lead time for all product re-orders.

         Handle receiving issues with vendors and warehouse including: defectives, damages, & other product issues.

         Compiles &  formats key analytical reports

 



Job Requirements
Skills & Abilities
• 3 to 5 years experience in logistics and or inventory management
• Proficient in Perennials, Bulbs, Shrubs and Trees, as grown by the horticultural industry.
• Expediting shipments in the hort industry.
• Vendor relations/compliance.
• Catalog software systems and other databases.
• Above average Excel skills a must along with Word, Outlook and other Microsoft office applications
• Inventory set up and purchase order entry.
• Ability to work in a schedule-driven, multi-tasking environment and must be highly organized.
Company
Gardens Alive/Spring Hill Nurseries
Linda Eldredge

ALL
United States