Puget Sound Plants, a wholesale landscape nursery headquarted in Olympia, WA, is seeking a Lead Purchaser to work out of our Olympia office. The Lead Purchaser is responsible for purchasing plant material for our Olympia and Snohomish sales locations. The two sales location are combined 50+ acres.
Core Responsibilities include::
-Ensuring our pricing is competitive in current marketplace.
-Monitoring and maintaining plant stock levels during the year for both locations which includes stock reorder points.
-Assisting with purchasing for key sales projects.
-Ensuring the quality of incoming plant material meets standards of our customers.
-Creating and maintaining our database of vendor availabilities which includes the development of new industry sources.
-Building relationships with industry professionals.
-Coordinating with different site growers regarding the needs/shortages for upcoming season and develop strategies for alternatives.
Position requirements include a minimum of two years nursery experience, preferably in the area of purchasing or sales. If interested please email your resume to Ted@psplants.com. No phone calls please.