Plant Assistant Supervisor

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Plant Assistant Supervisor

Job Ref M147

Our client has a family run independently owned garden centre serving the community for many years. The Garden Centre had a full renovation in 2013. Implementing high standards and competitive prices that our clients’ customers have come to enjoy and expect from the owners. The Garden Centre has a large range of products, including outdoor plants, shrubs and trees; houseplants; cut flowers and floristry; giftware and cards; garden tools; garden sundries; chemicals; toys; food; stoneware, aggregates, timber and fencing.

Our client is currently a Plants Assistant Supervisor who will support the Plantarea Manager in all daily operations.

Job Description:

Duties and responsibilities would include the following:

-Deputising for the Plant Area Manager in their absence

-Assisting with the day to day supervison of the team members in all regards

-Assisting with planning and delivering seasonal priority stock lines such as Christmas trees and summer bedding

-Ordering plant stock when required

-Good knowledge of all departmental items sold

-Merchandising products on the shop floor to create an inspiring and safe shopping experience

-Stock rotaion, aware of the best sellers and dead lines, moves stock quickly as advised by your supervisor;

-Excellent customer service;

-Adhering to all health and safety and follow procedures;

-Good communication with all colleagues at all levels in store;

-Good time keeping;

-Takes pride in your department;

-Polite and helpful manor for all staff and customers;

Key Skills:

The appointed person will have a minimum of 2 years experience working in both an outdoor and indoor plant area. Have good customer service levels and able to work as part of a team. Good plant identification knowledge and merchandising skills are also key.

If this Plant Assistant Supervisor vacancy is of interest, please apply or contact Ruth Bolam on 01233 732767 or

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Thank you for the interest you have shown in this Plant Assistant Supervisor vacancy.  Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications that we receive, it is not possible to respond to every one.  Therefore, unless you hear from us within the next 14 days, your application for this Plant Assistant Supervisor vacancy will have been unsuccessful.