Posting ID : A1068495111
Date Posted : 2015-08-19
Category : General Labor
Kawahara Nurseries, Inc. (http://kniplants.com) is a third generation family business. We are a wholesale grower producing outdoor garden plants at two facilities totaling 150+ acres. We are looking for reliable teammates to place orders for our retail customers and merchandise plants we deliver to our customer's store locations throughout California.
The goals of this full-time position are to effectively drive sales by placing plant orders for forecasted store demand and to efficiently merchandise delivered plant product at the store locations assigned to you. You will be part of a great sales team and report directly to our Sales Manager.
The position on this team involves physically demanding outdoor work. Some shifts start as early as 5:00am on both weekdays and weekends. Teammates must be dependable and able to travel between stores during shifts in their own vehicle. A clean driving record is a must - mileage is reimbursed. We are looking to train self-motivated teammates with a positive mindset and high energy.
- Develop and maintain relationship with all district store and nursery managers to identify product opportunities to make sales
- Write sales orders and fill forecasted store needs with optimal product mix based on constantly changing demands
- Ensure sales orders are placed on time and accurately to reduce KNI operational inefficiencies associated with late orders and late adjustments
- Push and pull heavy plant racks while frequently bending and lifting up to 40 lbs. of product
- Efficiently merchandise plants from delivery racks to retail stock benches
- Maintain quality plant inventory at store level - condense unsellable product, reposition product to constantly changing store needs, water product
- Accurately generate and place price signs
- Communicate store information to other KNI staff
- Manage small team of seasonal part-time merchandisers, if/when needed
To apply for this position, send your resume and the name of one plant you know (any will do) to
Look forward to having you join our team!