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Shipping Crew Leader

About Us

North Creek is a wholesale propagation nursery that grows perennials, grasses and ferns, with a large selection of North American natives. We are committed to offering the highest quality starter plants in the industry. But quality plants are only part of the equation. North Creek is devoted to being the number one source for perennial, grass and fern plugs by providing exceptional customer service, real time availability, on time delivery, the newest varieties plus time tested favorites and sustainable growing practices. 

Position Summary

North Creek Nurseries, Inc., located in Landenberg, PA, is seeking a Shipping Crew Leader for its Oxford location. Candidates should be highly organized, detail oriented, able to prioritize and multi-task. Strong work ethic and a positive attitude are a must. Fax your resume to (610) 467-1245 or email ryan@northcreeknurseries.com.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities

Trains and supervises staff in various proper techniques and procedures (order assembly, boxing, transfers, moves) to efficiently and effectively carry out daily tasks
Responsible for insuring that the shipping building is cleaned, restocked and organized in the proper manner
Reports any plant quality/order/transfer concerns to a manager in a timely manner
Makes recommendations regarding improved operating policies and procedures to improve the department's efficiency
Assists in fixing broken equipment whenever able
Performs additional duties as required

Knowledge / Skills Required

General plant care knowledge, including identification
Knowledge of proper task protocol and procedures
Must have excellent listening, organizational and communication skills
Basic computer knowledge
Is able to work in all weather conditions at tasks that are sometimes physically demanding

Desired Skills

Is able to analyze information and evaluate results to choose the best solution and solve problems
Is reliable and consistent in attendance and punctuality; reports to work on time and follows the timekeeping process
Ability to speak Spanish a plus but not necessary
Ability to lift 50 lbs.
Ability to follow directions and carry out tasks assigned and performing those tasks satisfactorily without supervision, as well as ability to make knowledgeable decisions
Is a good communicator; can organize thoughts well and express them in a clear manner; expresses thoughts in a manner that is well taken
Is able to produce results in a sometimes-chaotic situation; stays calm in difficult situations
Invests the time and effort to do a good job; takes pride in accomplishments
Exercises initiative, showing excitement and enthusiasm about North Creek, displaying creative ideas for expansion and growth
Keeps supervisor informed
Develops constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, and maintains them over time
Is a team player
Maintains a clean working area ("starts clean, works clean, finishes clean")
Works in a safe manner, reporting any unsafe conditions or safety incidents
Follows Lean Flow or Working Smarter program in day-to-day tasks
Follows Systems Approach to Nursery Certification (SANC) practices in day-to-day tasks and strives for continual improvement of our facility practices and internal procedures