Analyst / Purchaser

Job Number: 021

Contract   |  Georgetown, Ontario   |  Posted on Aug 18, 2016 ← Back

About the Job

The Analyst/Purchaser is responsible for the buying cycle of plants for the Container and Glen Williams farm.   Working with our Sales and growing staff to recommend quantities; then sourcing, negotiation, purchasing and claims.  Once plants arrive you will be working in the field to assess the shipments and support potting/planting crews.  Other projects will include productivity improvements, costing and capital purchases.


Your Accountabilities

  • Analyze sales, growing and other information to develop Production plan for the coming year
  • Coordinate the       internally produced plants and purchase in remainder to meet the plan
  • Maintain accurate records and reporting
  • Coordinate incoming plants to check for quality and prepare for potting/planting
  • Develop positive relationships with current and new suppliers




Your Qualifications

  • Strong negotiating and communication skills
  • Well developed analytical and Excel spreadsheet skills
  • Well organized with good attention to detail is essential
  • Adaptable, enjoy working in a Nursery setting that includes outdoor work
  • Knowledge of woody ornamental plants an asset


Apply to

Yvonne Devogel-Anderson, Assistant Manager, Container Farm

Sheridan Nurseries

12302 10th Line, Georgetown ON L7G 4S7

Fax: 905 873-1695




We thank all applicants for their interest however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

If selected, please advise if you require special accommodation to attend the interview.

Job summary


Sheridan Nurseries

Job Type



Georgetown, Ontario

Start Date

Oct 03, 2016

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