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Join a Winning Team at Four Star Greenhouse

Jessica Schuster

 

Located in Carleton, MI, Four Star Greenhouse has been producing high quality garden products since 1977 and is the largest partner/supplier of the nationally recognized #1 plant brand Proven Winners®. Proven Winners® is known for its unique varieties and high quality products that enable consumers to be successful gardeners. Proven Winners® has grown to be a substantial national brand with distribution in national retail chains as well as thousands of independent garden centers. As a team member of Four Star Greenhouse, you will join a highly successful growth company with a very pleasant and rewarding work environment.

Our commitment as a team is to honor our mission statement which is to: Provide the finest and most innovative products and services that make every Proven Winners experience easy, successful and inspiring.

Melissa O'Dell

Current Positions Available

Soil Attendant

The Production Team at Four Star is responsible for successfully producing over 5 million quality trays/containers of beautiful Proven Winners plants, which are distributed to our nationwide customer base. This team works both intensely and efficiently in a fast paced, pleasant and rewarding environment.

Our Soil Attendant is a vital member of the Production team, working year ‘round performing the support work that enables the team to produce such a large number of high quality live products.

Once trained, our Soil Attendant tracks the inventory and organizes the storage areas. On a daily basis, the Soil Attendant gathers the supplies needed to keep the Production lines operating at full capacity. Safely driving a Hi-Lo/Forklift is a main component of this position.

If you enjoy planning, organizing and anticipating the needs of the team in a fast paced environment that changes from day to day, this may be a good fit for you.

This is a full time, year ‘round position with competitive wage and benefits package.

Qualified candidates to provide a cover letter & resume to: mheulitt@pwfourstar.com or apply in person M-F 8am – 4pm.

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Ecommerce Marketing & Web Supervisor

Four Star’s ecommerce department is one of the fastest growing aspects of our business. We leverage the vast inventory of our 20+ acres greenhouses to offer hundreds of thousands of plants for sale online. We sell through several channels including The Home Depot, Amazon, QVC, Jet.com and more coming soon.  We utilize the best technology, including Salesforce (Sales, Marketing, Service and Analytics Clouds) and Magento.

If you enjoy the opportunity to think out of the box and have the ability to make continuous improvements in an ever changing, fast paced environment, we encourage you to apply.

Job summary is to oversee the daily marketing, sales operations and website development of the company to ensure we are meeting or exceeding growth goals. Lead strategic campaigns and content creation for product promotion and marketing efforts, including web pages, email marketing, social media, photos, videos and direct mail. Track and communicate outcomes of marketing campaigns and communications efforts.

Qualified candidates to provide a cover letter & resume to: mheulitt@pwfourstar.com or apply in person M-F 8am – 4pm.

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Greenhouse Crop Manager

A key value of Four Star Greenhouse is the production and sale of high quality plants that serve the needs of our national customer base. As we continue to grow our business into the 21st century, we recognize that our business is much more than selling plants. At Four Star, we provide our customers with high quality plants along with the recipe for growing successful crops.

The Greenhouse Crop Manager is in charge of all aspects of the greenhouse growing process for specific crops/product lines here at Four Star. The process includes developing and maintaining a crop action plan which is a recipe used to grow each crop from start to finish, as well as using our greenhouse software to plan the crops and manage availability. Other aspects of the position include; contributing to our integrated pest management process, working directly with Section Growers on crop care, designing and implementing experiments on new products or techniques and training staff. 

Job Summary is to grow crops based on cultural requirements and other specifications, in such a way to maximize sales by producing quality plants, on a consistent basis, with minimal losses, and as efficiently as possible. Develop and maintain action plans for each crop/product line. Develop and maintain seasonal grow plan utilizing company specific computer programs to both a) meet sales projections and b) to generate crop maintenance lists to be used by other departments.

We are seeking an experienced grower who is focused on achieving quality through continuous improvement to join our growing team.

Salary is commensurate with education, skills and experience. We also offer a competitive benefits package.

Qualified candidates to provide a cover letter & resume to: mheulitt@pwfourstar.com or apply in person M-F 8am – 4pm.

For a detailed job description please Download Click Here.

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Demand Planner

Four Star inventory needs have greatly increased in recent years because of a dramatic rise in sales. We now need a Demand Planner to help us quickly adjust forecasted plans to increase production accurately.

The Demand Planner will be responsible for the coordination, planning, adjusting, sourcing and receiving of live perishable “Garden Ready” inventory for Four Star Greenhouse.

The Demand Planner will: 

  • Coordinate, plan, adjust, source and receive live perishable garden ready inventory
  • Demonstrate thoughtful analysis using state of the art tools
  • Quickly learn tasks and procedures and use acquired experience and knowledge to effectively forecast inventory
  • Ensure we stay in stock, reduce shrink, and efficiently utilize greenhouse space leading to increased sales potential

You will be part of a newly formed department which will quickly become a key aspect of our growing success.

This position will require a large amount of communication and creative problem solving.

If you are highly skilled in inventory management and you would enjoy the challenge of helping develop processes for this new area of our business, we encourage you to apply.

This is a full time ‘year ‘round position with a competitive salary and benefits package.

Qualified candidates to provide a cover letter & resume to: mheulitt@pwfourstar.com or apply in person M-F 8am – 4pm.

For a detailed job description please Download Click Here.

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Section Grower II

Four Star Greenhouse is growing. We are adding nearly 5 acres of greenhouses. Therefore, we need to expand our growing team. In addition to entry level Section Growers, we are also looking for experienced growers to join our team as "Section Grower II". This higher level position grows quality crops in time to ship to our nationwide customer base. Additionally, this position leads the team by example and also acts as a mentor in order to motivate all growers to function in a manner that meets the high quality crop expectations of our customers.

Our commitment as a team is to honor our mission statement which is to: Provide the finest and most innovative products and services that make every Proven Winners experience easy, successful and inspiring.

The ideal team member will have the education, skills and or experience to grow quality crops. This includes properly caring for a large area in our state of the art greenhouses and includes:

  • making independent fertilizer decisions based on soil tests (pH & EC),
  • adopting a specialized role or area of expertise,
  • monitoring and adjusting environmental conditions as needed,
  • forming successful partnerships with all co-workers
  • identifying crop challenges as part of our Integrated Pest Management team

We offer a competitive wage and benefits package.

Qualified candidates to provide a cover letter & resume to: mheulitt@pwfourstar.com or apply in person M-F 8am – 4pm.

For a detailed job description please Download Click Here.

Section Grower

If you would like to turn your passion for growing into a career, we will train you to grow plants as a Section Grower inside our 25+ acre greenhouse complex. Section Growers are the caretakers for our crops. Once trained, this position is responsible to decide what to water, when to water and how much to water. Applying fertilizers and making other applications are additional functions you would learn. Growing quality crops in time to ship to our nationwide customer base is the end goal.

We offer a competitive wage for seasonal positions along with paid time off. Non-seasonal employees will also be offered a competitive benefits package. Full time, part time and seasonal (Summer and Fall off) positions are available.

Job summary is to correctly perform the cultural requirements needed for each crop in such a way to produce quality plants, on a consistent basis, with minimal losses, and as efficiently as possible. Maintain the growing area to meet the sanitary and organizational standards of the company.

Qualified candidates to provide a cover letter & resume to: mheulitt@pwfourstar.com or apply in person M-F 8am – 4pm.

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Section Grower - Internship

Four Star Greenhouse recognizes the importance of internships when starting a career. We provide exciting and diverse opportunities within our Growing department for enthusiastic horticulture students. Paid positions are available in the fall, winter and spring/summer with specific dates flexible enough to fit your schedule.

Internship focus is on gaining practical experience growing pre-finished and finished ornamental crops.

Other valuable experience includes:

  • Special project/experiment developed with your area of interest in mind.
  • Automated and manual irrigation techniques.
  • Test and manage pH & EC levels in a variety of crops.
  • Propagate vegetative as well as seed crops.
  • Pesticide applications.
  • Interview with all Managers to gain a big picture understanding of our operation.
  • Summer interns have an opportunity to be the Project Manager for a large
    shipping project.
  • Summer interns will attend OFA's annual Short Course in Columbus, OH.

Email Resume with subject listed as: Section Grower- Internship
To: Mike Heulitt   mheulitt@pwfourstar.com

or Mail to:

Mike Heulitt
c/o Section Grower - Internship
Four Star Greenhouse, Inc.
1015 Indian Trail Road
Carleton, MI 48117-9316

For other general employment inquiries, submit your resume today via mail or email.

 

Mail to:
Four Star Greenhouse
Attn: Human Resources
1015 Indian Trail Road
Carleton, Michigan 48117-9316

Email to:
The Four Star Opportunity