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International Horticultural Intern Program

Spring Meadow Nursery offers international horticulture students and recent graduates the opportunity to intern at our nursery. This internship is available only to those who are fluent in English.

This is not a formal program and interns will learn by working. We will make the effort to get interns out to view other local nurseries and assist the intern in finding local housing. Interns are paid a decent hourly wage that should adequately cover room, board and provide some spending money.

This is a great opportunity to learn from a leading U.S. nursery. Interns are encouraged to ask plenty of questions and to use every opportunity to learn.

Applicants are responsible for obtaining a study visa. We recommend that you contact the one of the programs below to obtain visa information:

To Apply or to learn more:
Please send a cover letter and resume to Spring Meadow Nursery, Inc., 12601 120th Ave, Grand Haven, MI 49417 or email to jeremy@springmeadownursery.com

If you have any questions, feel free to contact us.

Foreign Interns are require to obtain a student or work visa before we agree to an internship. Contact either of the organizations below to obtain a visa:

The Communicating for Agriculture Exchange Program
112 East Lincoln Avenue
Fergus Falls, MN 56537
Phone (218) 739-3241
Fax (218) 739-3832
caep@cainc.org

Ohio International Agricultural and Horticultural Intern Program
113 Agricultural Administration Building
The Ohio State University
2120 Fyffe Road
Columbus, Ohio 43210-1067
Phone: (614) 292-7720
Fax: (614) 292-2757
email OSU
http://top.osu.edu

Assistant Shipping Manager posted January 8, 2018

The Assistant Shipping Manager position is responsible for assisting the Shipping Manager with any day-to-day tasks, supervising shipping & receiving team, supervise housing, conduct inventories, ensure equipment maintenance. This is a hands-on position that requires activities through the nursery.


Primary Responsibilities:

1. Assist manager with supervising shipping and receiving team

Help train new employees and monitor progression
25 – 50 employees based volume
2. Aid in constructing weekly / daily loads

3. Assist in providing printing documents for picking and packing crews:
Load reports
Pick lists
Packing slips
Bill of Lading
Address labels

4. Help supervising loading and unloading of trucks:
Checking manifests
Directing storage and staging of materials
Ensuring timely arrivals and departures

5. Conduct inventories when needed:
Cycle counts
Physical inventory

6. Continually keep inventory on a FIFO system - Rotate stock based on date of receipt

7. Assist in keeping supply KANAN BAN fluid packaging supplies

8. Help with processing orders in SBI system:
Ensuring inventory is reflective of orders shipped

9. Help inputting hours used into PICAS labor tracking software; Compile data and post for employees inclusive of packing numbers.

10. Assist in inputting exports into PCIT along with scheduling inspections

11. Supervise Spring Meadow Housing:
Conduct weekly inspections
Work with employees and MDA to keep current

12. Consistently seek efficient avenues
Lean flow ideas
Automation integration
Additional Responsibilities

Performs other related duties as required

Follow Spring Meadow Nursery Safety Policy

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements:

Warehouse and greenhouse environments. Must be able to lift 40 lbs. Requires a flexible schedule during the shipping season to accommodate volume.

Performance Requirements:

1) Must maintain a level of performance equivalent to company standards, that being a “Meets Expectations” in all areas of your performance evaluations, (Self and Management reviews).

* The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

Interested candidates should apply via LinkedIn.

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