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Wholesale Greenhouse Operations Manager

Job status:  Full-time
Hours:  40+ hours per week
Location:  4201 Creighton Road Mechanicsville VA 23223

The Wholesale Greenhouse Division Operations Manager (OM) is responsible for overseeing the management of greenhouse activities concerned with production, pricing, and sales of wholesale products as well as developing division goals, objectives and profitability metrics.

  • Oversee the daily operations of wholesale greenhouses and outdoor production spaces
  • Actively lead, coach, direct and develop supervisory and management personnel (section growers and sales manager)
  • Continuously evaluate, design, execute, and measure business processes to ensure profitability
  • Identify and act on wholesale division issues in order to improve productivity; and define the scope of activities required to address those issues
  • Monitor accuracy of purchase orders, invoices, and inventory processes as well as monthly closing processes
  • Calculate Wholesale Pricing
  • Oversee appropriate merchandise stock levels
  • Ensure building/premise safety for customers and staff – follow annual greenhouse maintenance accordingly

Interested in this position?  Apply HERE or stop by our Creighton Road location to fill out an application in person

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Greenhouse Section Grower

Job status:  Full-time
Hours:  40 hours per week
Location:  4201 Creighton Rd Richmond VA 23223

The Strange’s wholesale greenhouse division is seeking a full time Section Grower. A Section Grower is responsible for the scheduling, tracking and management of a designated section of a wide variety of blooming plants. Hours vary throughout the year based on growing seasons, full time benefits offered, and blooming annual plant knowledge required.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Controls plant growth, potting, and cutting plants for sale
  • Assists in determining the types and quantities of horticultural plants to be grown based on budget and projected sales volume
  • Manages the watering and planting of blooming annuals within a designated section
  • Develops weekly schedule for the greenhouse staff according to their employment status
  • Works closely with the Wholesale Division Operations Manager to develop plans for seasonal crops
  • Determines plant placement and organization
  • Monitors and controls greenhouse environments (i.e. climate control)
  • Accurately records production data
  • Ensures that all planting meets quality expectations
  • Manages chemical planning, application, recording, and inventory alongside other section growers
  • Applies pesticides and growth regulators to crops within a designated area
  • Interviews potential employees
  • Manages a team of greenhouse workers (training, task delegation, performance documentation etc.)
  • Completes additional tasks given by the Wholesale Division Operations Manager

Interested in this position?  Apply HERE or stop by our Creighton Road location to fill out an application in person

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Garden Gift Buyer & Merchandiser

Job status:  Full-time
Hours:  40 hours per week
Location:  Short Pump, VA 23233

Strange’s has a position opening for a Garden Gift Buyer & Merchandiser at the Short Pump garden center. The Garden Gift Buyer & Merchandiser is responsible for planning, purchasing, receiving and merchandising all garden gift and accessories based on customer demand, market trends and financial budgets.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Frequently processes and analyzes sales reports in order to make the appropriate buy
  • Enters promotions into the sales system accordingly
  • Tracks sales trends on an ongoing basis and predicts sales potential based on the season
  • Communicates frequently with vendors
  • Processes purchase orders
  • Maintains availability of garden decor products
  • Processes special orders
  • Creates retail floor displays on a rotating seasonal basis
  • Operates a cash register when needed
  • Handles customer issues with garden gift and accessories product
  • Manages the receiving and unpacking of garden gift products
  • Handles special customer requests

Interested in this position?

Apply Online or stop by our Short Pump location to fill out an application in person.

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Back of House Manager

Job status:  Full-time
Hours:  40 hours per week
Location:  Mechanicsville VA, 23223

Strange’s has a position opening for a full time Back of House Manager at the Mechanicsville location.  The Back of House Manager is responsible for all delivery, warehouse, and maintenance processes for the Mechanicsville location. The BOH Manager coaches and leads a team of delivery drivers and material handlers.

The essential candidate has exceptional ability to manage tasks in order to meet deadlines and quality standards.

  • Supervises cleanliness of delivery vehicles, warehouse spaces, and floral coolers
  • Accomplishes objectives by educating, assigning, scheduling and coaching delivery drivers and material handlers
  • Assigns and manages routes and deliveries at appropriate level to ensure timely dispatch/delivery
  • Communicates with branch stores frequently regarding timed deliveries or routing issues
  • Updates the status of all deliveries until completion
  • Ensures timely processing of store transfers and shipments
  • Maintains a safe and secure working environment
  • Spearheads the recruitment of contract drivers during Valentine’s Day and Mother’s Day
  • Keeps the garage and warehouse area neat and organized
  • Handles any issues involving delivery vehicles, trash (annual maintenance, towing etc.).
  • Spearheads preventative maintenance checks and services
  • Oversees snow removal, trash removal, and product shipments/receivables
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by management

Apply Online or stop by our Mechanicsville location to fill out an application in person.

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Greenhouse Buyer

Job status:  Full-time
Hours:  40 hours per week
Location:  Short Pump, VA 23233

Strange’s has a position opening for a full time Greenhouse Buyer at the Short Pump Garden Center.  The Greenhouse Buyer is responsible for planning, purchasing, receiving, and distributing all greenhouse goods and products based on customer demand, market trends and financial budgets.

The essential candidate has exceptional analytical skills and ability to manage tasks in order to meet deadlines and quality standards.

Job Responsibilities

  • Frequently processes sales reports
  • Tracks sales trends on an ongoing basis and predicts sales potential based on the use of all available data
  • Communicates frequently with vendors, brokers and growers
  • Processes purchase orders and maintains correctness of product tags
  • Takes inventory regularly in order to maintain availability of greenhouse goods
  • Investigates and determines what/how/why material came in incorrectly or damaged
  • Resolves errors on purchase orders as required
  • Promptly submits reports and requests to management
  • Processes special customer requests/orders

Interested in this position?

Apply Online or stop by our Short Pump location to fill out an application in person.

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