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Employment Opportunities

The following opportunities currently exist to join our dynamic and expanding organization in the horticulture industry. The Fred C. Gloeckner Company is a horticultural products distributor of seeds, plants, bulbs, and greenhouse supplies to commercial greenhouse establishments in the national and international marketplace.



Flower Bulb and Perennial Sales Position: Clackamas Oregon Flower Bulb Facility

The Fred C. Gloeckner & Company Inc, currently has a position open in its Clackamas, Oregon flower bulb storage and fulfillment facilities located just outside of Portland, Oregon. We are seeking an individual with a proven Sales record and a background in this horticultural segment of the market specific to Bulbs and Perennials.

Fred C. Gloeckner & Company supplies commercial greenhouses and nurseries worldwide with bulbs, seeds, plants, greenhouse supplies and equipment from many recognized vendor partners, with a strong emphasis on imported product from the Netherlands. Our company has its world headquarters in Harrison, NY and operates an East Coast facility, The Ednie Flower Bulb division, in Fredon, NJ.

This Sales and Management position would include but not be limited to the following tasks: Overall general management of the Oregon facility i.e. office, warehouse and inventory; coordinated purchasing of flower bulbs including vendor interaction; oversight of the delivery of all crops to Clackamas to facilitate order fulfillment (logistics); assisting sales representatives and customers with bulb program/order setup and maintenance as well as key account sales with follow up as presently administered.

The following attributes are most important for this position:

  • A proven ability to excel in a sales position
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to coordinate several priorities simultaneously
  • Ability to multi task and work with frequent interruptions
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be flexible and able to take initiative
  • Strong work ethic, demonstrated by accountability and adaptability
  • Reliable member of the team

Education, Training and Experience:

  • The ideal candidate would have a degree in horticulture or related science, preferably with 3-5 years of commercial field experience.
  • Applicants must have excellent Computer Skills and a working knowledge of Microsoft Applications (i.e. Word/Excel/PP, etc). Although not required, experience with ERP distribution software platforms would be a definite plus.

Compensation

  • Salary commensurate with qualifications
  • 401k and health benefits available
  • Fred C. Gloeckner & Company is an equal opportunity employer

Please send inquiries and resumes to: Stephanie Collarile Email: scollarile@fredgloeckner.com

We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those selected for an interview will be notified.



For consideration for the following positions, please submit your resume and salary requirements in strict confidence to:

Andrew Lee / Vice-President of Sales and Marketing
Fred C. Gloeckner & Co., Inc.
550 Mamaroneck Ave, Suite 510
Harrison, NY 10528-1609
FAX: (914) 698-0848
e-mail: alee@fredgloeckner.com

 

Assistant Manager - Seed Department

The Gloeckner Company seeks an individual to join our team who has a degree in horticulture, training in the horticultural sciences, or work related experience in marketing or production of horticultural products, especially flower seed products. The ideal candidate should be a detail-oriented, self-starter, well organized and be skilled with MS Word, Excel and Outlook. This position will support the Seed Department in a full range of duties from marketing and sales to operations and purchasing. Individuals who have no immediate horticultural training but do have marketing and sales skills will also be considered for this position, providing they have a passion for horticulture, and are looking for a career change in this exciting field. Gloeckner offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.

 

Product Manager

We are seeking an individual to work in our plant department. Principal responsibilities include organizing various plant product lines between suppliers, sales representatives, and customers, serving as a product manager with regard to coordinating particular product categories and product development. The ideal candidate should be detail-oriented, a self-starter, well organized, and be skilled with MS Word, Excel and Outlook, as well as have other data processing skills. Experience in the industry is preferred, but more importantly, an interest in building a career in the horticultural field is the number one requirement. Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.

 

 


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