Receiving Manager

Position Summary: Receive and process all incoming product for garden supply, houseplants, deco, patio, annuals, perennials, trees, shrubs, store supplies and shipments split between VB5, VB4 and the Warehouse.



  • Monitor the calendar throughout the day to ensure there is an understanding of product that is due in. Follow up on related delivery issues.
  • Receive product into the inventory system.
  • Reconcile purchase orders with shipper deliver orders. 
  • Identify shipping and receiving discrepancies. Further, resolve or cause to be resolved those discrepancies.
  • Ensure product is tagged with buyer assistant provided tags or printing them in the absence of provided tags.
  • Maintain inventory of cleaning and paper products (including post office)
  • Assist other departments as needed.
  • Inform buyer, buyers assistant, store manager and department manager of damaged product and missing product. Further, follow up with all parties until the issue is resolved.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of plants and their needs.
  • Ability to lift 100 lbs 
  • Basic math skills (high school level)
  • Computer literacy (Excel, Word, Outlook, POS, Eagle Browser)
  • Ability to manage time ensuring that everything is completed on time
  • Skill to prioritize tasks
  • Ability to communicate problems with multiple departments.
  • Ability to follow up on problems and make sure they are resolved correctly.



  • High school education or equivalent
  • General knowledge of business 


Work Environment:

  • Friendly, respectful, and helpful attitude towards everyone in all types of weather conditions.


Job Type: Full-time




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