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We have an opportunity for an intelligent, high energy, self-motivated person to join our production team as Assistant Manager in the Propagation Department at Spring Meadow Nursery.  We produce rooted liners (starter plants) asexually from cuttings taken on-site.  This is a fast-paced, hands-on position.

▪Assist manager in scheduling in-house unrooted cuttings and transplants.

▪Strong computer skills using Excel, greenhouse environmental program, inventory control database and labor tracking software.

▪Manage team leaders to fulfill production quotas and use LEAN manufacturing protocols.

▪Manage greenhouse climate to produce healthy rooted cuttings utilizing environmental computer control program (Argus).

▪Utilize inventory database to maintain accurate inventory and fulfill future planning requirements.

▪Recognize and control pest and disease problems, utilizing chemical as well as biological programs.

▪Monitor plant nutrition and make recommendations for fertilization application.

▪Occasional weekend, evening or holiday responsibility on a rotational basis shared among other managers and assistant managers – usually 2-3 weekends/year in addition to occasional Saturday morning or after hours’ tasks.

Requirements:

▪Associate or Bachelor’s degree in a plant science-related field. 

▪Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word. 

▪Bilingual English-Spanish skills desirable; or willingness to learn.

▪Obtain State of MI Private Pesticide license.

This is a full time position with benefits.

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