Senior Grower


Evanston, IL 60202
United States

Category
Industry
Horticulture
Application Closing Date
8/26/2024
Manages Others
Yes
Experience Required
Yes
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full-Time
Travel
Some Travel

Job Description

Senior Grower

Clesen Wholesale is a premier grower and distributor of seasonal annual flowers and plants selling to independent garden centers, professional landscapers and mass markets in the Upper Midwest. We are the largest single source of winter decorations for outdoor holiday containers, decorating and landscape beds serving the entire US. Established in 1941, our fourth-generation family business is enthusiastic and passionate about quality, selection and service. We are building a stronger culture with great teams and great individuals to help create beautiful environments for the public and private sectors.

Responsibilities and Duties 

· Produce quality crops.

· Integrated Pest Management.

· Manage automated growing equipment.

· Manage and develop staff.

· Crop planning and scheduling.

· Availability management.

· Purchase Chemicals, Biologicals and grower supplies.

· Facility Cleanliness, Organization, and Maintenance.

Qualifications

· Illinois not-for-hire pesticide applicators license required, Plant Management or Ornamental Pest Control.

· 5 years working with ornamental plants and greenhouse crop production is required.

· 3 years’ experience working in manufacturing, preferred.

· Proven ability to understand goals, strategies and direction. Adept at using ERP system to drive work and priorities. Uses metrics in work to establish and monitor goals.

Position Type/Position Location/Expected Hours of Work:

Exempt, salary

Fulltime, weekends required.

Must be flexible to work across Clesen’s various worksites

Job Requirements
Qualifications
• Illinois not-for-hire pesticide applicators license required, Plant Management or Ornamental Pest Control.
• 5 years working with ornamental plants and greenhouse crop production is required.
• 3 years’ experience working in manufacturing, preferred.
• Proven ability to understand goals, strategies and direction. Adept at using ERP system to drive work and priorities. Uses metrics in work to establish and monitor goals.

Map
Address
Company
181855
Salvador Zamudio
316 Florence Ave
Evanston IL 60202
United States