Phone: (847) 742-1790 Monday - Friday: 7:30am - 4:00pm

Inventory & Distribution Foreman

Midwest Groundcovers – Virgil, IL

Full Time Year Round

To be responsible for collecting, auditing, and processing inventory information in the assigned Warehouse and communicating this information to production, sales, and administration.  Oversee the shipping and receiving of inventory transfers between warehouses. 

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Essential Responsibilities:

  • Perform Cycle and Spot counts regularly and make necessary transactions to ensure accurate Part Code and Lot quantities 
  • Review and update plant locations in nursery 
  • Input Loss Reports and Changes of Location in to ROSS 
  • Monitor crops and make transactions to ensure appropriate plant status 
  • Input and maintain plant notes based on seasonally appropriate plant characteristics 
  • Monitor and report on inventory availability affected by booked orders 
  • Coordinate Annual Physical Inventory 
  • Audit grow crops for salability based on company quality standards within two weeks prior to due date expiration 
  • Monitor crops in selling based on company quality standards and change to appropriate status as needed 
  • Communicate with Sales regarding changes in salable quantities that affect Dated Sales Orders 
  • Provide photos upon request 
  • Provide communication bridge between Sales and Production 
  • Work with sales staff in promoting saleable plant material that is excess, available, or discontinued 
  • Bring issues to the Inventory Manager and Nursery Manager’s attention 
  • Attend Inventory Department, Department Grower and Puller meetings 
  • Assist in the development of new processes 
  • Identify ROSS needs and write specs 
  • Cross-train as needed 
  • Perform other tasks as needed 

Knowledge & Skills Required:

  • Ability to manage time efficiently 
  • Ability to pay attention to detail 
  • Good oral and written communication skills 
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office software 
  • Horticulture experience or similar industry 

Preferred Experience:

  • Associate’s degree in horticulture or similar industry 
  • 1-2 years of inventory work experience 
  • 1-2 years of manufacturing or production-related experience 
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About Midwest

Join the Midwest team! We strive to attract and retain the best talent in our industry and consider our employees to be our most valuable asset. We offer full-time, full-time seasonal and part-time employment across many different types of positions and experience levels. Midwest has grown through dedication to customer service and we are continually seeking those who share that desire to join our team. Our past accomplishments and success in the Green Industry are a direct reflection of the quality of our employees – join us and help us to build the future!

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Contact Info

Phone: (847) 742-1790
Fax: (847) 742-2655
mginfo@midwestgroundcovers.com

Street Address

6N800 IL-25
St. Charles, IL 60174

Current Hours:

Monday - Friday: 7:30am - 4:00pm

 

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