Garden Centre Plants, Barton Lane, Barton, Preston, PE3 5AU, is the wholesale division of The Barton Grange Group Ltd, growing, selling and dispatching 500,000 plants per year, from our 30 acre site to independent Garden Centres and other major Retailers nationwide.
This role is for someone with a ‘can do’ attitude, who will learn to take pride in the plants we grow and dispatch, helping to ensure customer satisfaction at all times.
This is a very practical hands on roll, requiring someone who can work with the Dispatch Manager and learn the necessary skills of plant selection, plant preparation, colour & retail labelling and loading, plus the people management/supervisory skills needed to run the dispatch area and a team of seasonal staff to achieve the daily targets.
Under the guidance of the Dispatch Manager you will be expected to supervise the dispatch area for periods of the day, maintaining a smooth flow of plants from collection to dispatch.
As part of the Nursery Team in the autumn and winter months you will help to grow and prepare our plants for sale.
Good levels of literacy and numeracy are needed, an interest in plants would be good but not essential, as on the job training in all other skills will be given.
You will be required to work 39 hours per week, plus extra hours as needed in busy periods.
For more information on Garden Centre Plants (GCP) please view: www.garden-centre-plants.com
PAY & BENEFITS:
Salary is £9.04 per hour
There is also a 5% Company Contributory Pension Scheme, free Group Life Scheme, subsidised Staff Events, 20% Staff Discount.
To apply, please complete our online application form by clicking here
CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS: 25th JUNE 2019