Phone: (847) 742-1790 Monday - Friday: 7:00am - 5:00pm Saturdays: 7:00am - 3:30pm

Seasonal Inventory Coordinator

Midwest Groundcovers – St. Charles, IL


To be responsible for collecting, auditing, and processing inventory information in assigned Grower Areas and communicating this information to production, sales, and administration. 

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Essential Responsibilities:

Inventory Management: 

  • Perform Cycle and Spot counts regularly and make necessary transactions to ensure accurate Part Code and Lot quantities 
  • Review and update plant locations in the nursery 
  • Input Loss Reports and Changes of Location into ROSS 
  • Monitor crops and make transactions to ensure appropriate plant status 
  • Input and maintain plant notes based on seasonally appropriate plant characteristics 
  • Assist with Annual Physical Inventory 

Quality and Salability: 

  • 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 
  • Update SharePoint communication page with changes regarding changes in salable quantities that affect Dated Sales Orders 
  • Provide photos upon request  

Order Fulfillment and Distribution Responsibilities: 

  • Maintain Pull Locations in ROSS with accurate Lot Rating, House Rating, and Pull/No Pull status 
  • Assist Pullers with inventory discrepancies during pulling 
  • Monitor and update plant height information on Cage Tables 
  • Assist Growers in coordinating Virtual Orders and Transfer Orders 
  • Communicate inventory quantity and quality issues to Sales, Operations, and Production 

Production Support: 

  • Provide feedback to Growers on field observations including mixed crops, cultural issues, pests, etc. 
  • Meet with growers on a weekly basis to review crop statuses.  
  • Regroup regularly with Department Growers  

Department Support: 

  • Bring issues to the Inventory Supervisor and Nursery Manager’s attention 
  • Attend inventory department and Department Grower meetings 
  • Cross-train as needed 
  • Perform other tasks as needed 

Cost Accounting: 

  • Understand all inventory related transactions and the effect on cost accounting 
  • Identify issues and problems and bring them to the attention of the Inventory Supervisor, Nursery Manager & Comptroller 

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 
  • Mathematical proficiency 
  • Valid Driver’s License 

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 

About Midwest Groundcovers

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

Street Address

6N800 IL-25
St. Charles, IL 60174

Current Hours:

Monday - Friday: 7:00am - 5:00pm Saturdays: 7:00am - 3:30pm


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