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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

Purchasing Supervisor

Four Star Greenhouse is seeking a Purchasing Supervisor.  This person will join a relatively new team created as an outcome of our growth to centralize and optimize our procurement function in our Purchasing Department. This position will work under the leadership of our Purchasing Manager in a high visibility role that is critical to our operational and organizational success. This position will interface with leaders and staff from across the company to help develop and implement a procurement vision, metric-based strategy, create detailed supporting plans and monitor and directly manage inventory availability. This is a full time, on-site, salaried, exempt position with a competitive benefits package based in our Carleton, MI headquarters.

The Purchasing Supervisor coordinates with the Purchasing Manager to execute all purchasing functions across the organization. In this role you will develop and maintain a broad understanding of the company’s operational processes and sourcing of related core materials and services. You will develop and maintain positive open relationships with internal staff as well as counterparts at key suppliers to facilitate strong, lasting, and mutually beneficial partnerships.  You will use measurable performance metrics rooted in quality, cost, delivery, and stability and help create tools to evaluate and optimize our base of vendors.  As a proactive and forward-looking individual, you will develop familiarity with industry trends, supplier activities, risks, opportunities, and developments that serve as early warnings with potential to impact our suppliers’ ability to perform and act accordingly. You are technology-oriented with an aptitude for developing and maintaining a deep understanding of the company ERP (Picas) purchasing module functionality and underlying processes, quickly becoming a subject-matter-expert.  From there you help drive the expanded use of system procurement tools to enhance information availability, decision making and performance.  You will also collaborate with other leaders to identify procurement function industry best practices and implement them as formal written policies and procedures across the organization.

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Ecommerce Administrative Assistant

One of Carleton, Michigan's best-kept secrets, Four Star Greenhouse Inc. is the co-founder and largest provider of Proven Winners® plants. Over the past couple of years our Ecommerce Department has been growing substantially due to the addition of our direct-to-consumer website, Proven Winners Direct. 

Four Star Greenhouse is looking for an Ecommerce Administrative Assistant, to spearhead all efforts to assist and support the Ecommerce Department Supervisor and team.  

Our Ecommerce Administrative Assistant will successfully navigate their way through the following day to day functions: 

  • Preparing agendas. 
  • Maintain meeting, project, and strategic calendars. 
  • Data reporting, sorting, collecting, and filing. 
  • Drafting emails and letters. 
  • Organizing and creating presentations for meetings. 
  • Information gathering 
  • Creation and completion of purchase orders. 

This role will be primarily remote, with bi-weekly meetings and occasional onsite assignments at our Carleton, MI facility. We offer a competitive benefits package, and the opportunity for a merit increase after 90 days of employment. 

If you have a friendly attitude, enjoy organizing and are looking for a fast-paced position with a highly collaborative team, then this is the position for you! Please view our job description for more details regarding this position. 

If you are interested in joining this highly professional team please provide a resume to:

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Account Support

Our Account Support team plays a key role in the success of the Company by maintaining data and building strong relationships both internally & externally.  The relationships they build allow us to maintain a strong and growing customer base. A successful candidate will be a highly motivated team player with a proactive approach who thrives in fast -paced environments.  They must be detail oriented with excellent organizational and time management skills and have the ability to adapt and pivot.  We are looking for an individual who can operate independently and as part of a high-functioning team to meet challenges in exceeding the level of service to our growing customer base. A key aspect of the job is to independently and effectively organize, prioritize, and accomplish multiple tasks with a high level of accuracy on a consistent basis.

The Account Support team plays a pivotal role representing the company and through communications with our partners and customers over the phone and via email. As a member of Four Star, you will join a small and highly collaborative support team and also would be representing the #1 plant brand, Proven Winners.

The job summary is to develop and maintain relationships with both customers and brokers that results in the continuation of a successful business relationship while providing excellent customer service experiences. Responsible for all aspects of order entry, including entering incoming orders, order changes, and claims, to be completed with a high level of accuracy. Support sales efforts. Keep customer information updated and accurate. Support the company “Mission Statement” to assure that every interaction, both internal and external, supports the “…easy, successful and inspiring” goals. 

Currently this position works from home with occasional onsite assignments or meetings at the Carleton, MI facility. 

If you are interested in joining this highly professional team please provide a resume to:

For a detailed job description pleaseDownload CLICK HERE.

Greenhouse Product Coordinator and Growing Team Leader

Four Star Greenhouse Inc. is the leading Proven Winner supplier in North America. Our state-of-the-art facilities are one of the largest in the country with approximately 30 acres of Greenhouses located in Carleton, Michigan. In addition to our 30 acres, we work with multiple contract companies to grow our pristine crops during the peak season. The Greenhouse Product Coordinator and Growing Team Leader will be a multifunctional role. We are looking for an experienced grower to lead our section growers as well as help coordinate product distribution and oversee quality at our offsite growing locations. This position will also work to maintain and expand our relationships with our contracted facilities and growers.

The Greenhouse Product Coordinator and Growing Team Leader, during the peak season, January-May, will physically visit our off-site facilities to provide expert support. Travel will be limited to day trips, approximately 1 day per week. The Greenhouse Product Coordinator and Growing Team Leader will be communicating weekly production plans for material produced at our off-site locations while maintaining accurate inventory. This position will also mentor, oversee, and guide our section growers on a day-to-day basis, to ensure they are receiving training and have the expertise needed to produce our crops that meet our quality specifications.

If you are looking for a multifunctional role growing crops in a greenhouse environment and are an effective communicator who enjoys traveling, wants to be in a leadership role, and is highly organized then this is the position for you.

For a detailed job description pleaseDownload CLICK HERE.

Qualified candidates to provide a resume to:! 

Maintenance Assistant

Do you enjoy troubleshooting, problem solving and using your hands? Do you find fulfillment in fixing equipment and overcoming challenges? If this sounds like you then we would love to hear from you, because Four Star is currently looking to hire an entry-level Maintenance Assistant.

Our business is modeled after an assembly line manufacturing facility, but the difference between our company and others is that we produce beautiful living plants. We have 30 acres of greenhouses, over 4 acres of outdoor growing area, 4 warehouse/service buildings and a couple office buildings too. In our facility we have lots of technology and automation including soil mixing equipment, shipping and sorting lines, sticking robots, booms, and other irrigation machines, which are maintained by our maintenance department.  

The Maintenance Assistant will be a key member of a small team that is responsible for maintaining, repairing, and building greenhouse structures and equipment. The goal is to keep our facilities operating safely and efficiently. They will be asked to complete various tasks and work under the mentorship of our current maintenance technicians, inside our greenhouse facilities. Our Maintenance Assistant will help respond to maintenance requests through our ticketing system and complete all required documentation to close these cases. A successful Maintenance Assistant at Four Star Greenhouse will gain the necessary knowledge, skills, and experience for potential career growth. 

If you enjoy being versatile and take pride in your ability to maintain equipment, have a positive attitude and place a high value on safety, then we encourage you to apply to join our detail-oriented maintenance team. 

This will be a full-time year-round position with a pay rate of $16.00  to $18.00 per hour, for the entry level candidate. We offer a competitive benefits package, and the opportunity for a merit increase after 90 days of employment. 

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Class A CDL Regional Truck Driver: 75 CPM + Pay Guarantee

Four Star Greenhouse – Family Owned & Operated in Carleton, MI

Drivers will transport our horticulture products and other contracted commercial loads to customer destinations across the U.S. primarily in the Midwest, East Coast, Southeast, and Central U.S. regions covering annual mileage in the range of 75K- 85K per year.  Drivers are front line ambassadors for Four Star with our customers.  Drivers will assist dock teams as appropriate with loading and unloading of horticultural products at Four Star and customer sites. Most commercial loads will be no touch.

  • Compensation:
    • Mileage Rates: 75 CPM for Extended Distance Loads > 200 Miles/day
    • Base Hourly Rate: $27.50/hr. Worked for Less than 200 miles/day
    • Paid Detention at Hourly Rate
    • Potential Safety Bonus - $1,200 paid out quarterly over each year
    • Initial 90-day raise opportunity
    • Annual raise opportunities
    • 4 Weeks of Paid Time Off in first year of employment
  • Home Time Minimums:
    • (January–June): Weekly home minimum of two nights, often consecutive.
      • Touch Deliveries
    • (July- December): Weekly home minimum of one night, usually more, often consecutive
      • Primarily No-touch Deliveries
  • Equipment: 
    • Brand New 2022 Freightliner Cascadia Sleeper Tractors and Vanguard Trailers.
  • Benefits:
    • Insurance: Full Package Including Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability & Other Options
    • Paid Time Off: Standard Holidays, Vacation and Sick/Personal Time.
    • Retirement: 401K with match of 100% of first 3%, 50% from 3%-5%
    • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Requirements:
    • Must meet all DOT requirements as a CDL- A driver
    • Minimum of 1 to 2 years of driving experience as a CDL-A driver

What is Four Star?

We are a family-owned, growing, highly successful company since 1977.  We are the founding partner in the premium national plant brand “Proven Winners”.  You may have seen our beautiful plants, hanging baskets, shrubs and other products at your local garden center, Home Depot, Lowes or online at  We work out of our headquarters in Carleton, MI, about 10 minutes south of Detroit Metro Airport. We deliver to over 500 customer locations throughout the U.S.  We treat our employees like family. 

How Do I Get More Information?

For a detailed job description please Download Click Here.

Contact Mike Heulitt, Four Star Human Resources at: (734) 654-7492

Please include your name, a call back number, and times you may be available for us to contact you.

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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 and benefits package. We prefer to hire full-time year-round but we may also be open to a seasonal full-time schedule working from December through mid-June.

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.

This position starts at $15.25 per hour for the entry level candidate. Starting pay may increase based on relevant skills, experience and education. We pay a $2/hr shift premium for weekend work. We pay time and a half for all hours worked past 40 hours in a week. We offer the opportunity for a merit increase after 90 days and annually thereafter.

Qualified candidates please send your resume to our HR Department at

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Greenhouse Growing Rotational Internship

Four Star Greenhouse is a growing, highly successful, family-owned company, founding partner in the premium national plant brand “Proven Winners”. We are recognized nationally for our strong investment in research and development, breeding, rigorous testing, and trials to ensure high garden performance and a user experience that is Easy, Successful, and Inspiring. You have likely seen our beautiful plants, hanging baskets, shrubs and other products at your local garden center, Home Depot, Lowes or online at We have been operating in the horticulture industry since 1977 with state-of-the-art facilities headquartered on 30-acres in Carleton, MI, with an additional 4+ acres of outdoor growing area and a large display garden, about 15-minutes south of Detroit Metro Airport. Our company has a genuine middle market family-feel, highly cohesive and collaborative with a casual setting focused a team-success.

Four Star recognizes the importance of internships when starting a career. Our rotational growing internship will provide interns with the full scope of how greenhouse growing works at Four Star Greenhouse. Interns will gain knowledge in crop care, production, pest management, plant testing and sampling, greenhouse facilities, and the new technology that we have. Paid positions are available in the fall, winter, and spring/summer with specific dates flexible enough to fit your schedule.

This internship will primarily focus on gaining high levels of knowledge in:

  • Greenhouse Growing
    • Season Dependent
      • Stock and Mother Plants
      • Young Plants
      • Finished Crops
      • Color Choice Shrubs
  • Plant Health Identification
  • Multiple Irrigation Techniques
  • Greenhouse Equipment
  • Pesticide Applications and Growth Regulator Applications

This internship will also have the opportunity to gain knowledge in:

  • Young Plant Production
    • Propagation of Vegetative Tip Cuttings
  • Seed Sowing
  • Shipping of Young and Finished Plants
  • Finished Plant Production
  • Integrated Pest Management System including:
    • Pest Identification
    • Beneficial Insects
  • Tissue and Soil Sampling
  • Test, Read and Adjust Soil for pH and EC
  • Virus Testing
  • Greenhouse Environmental Control Systems
  • Inventory Management
  • Product Line Management
  • Four Star Greenhouses Display Garden

*All aspects of the internship are season and length of internship, dependent*


Submit an updated resume
Submit a brief essay/cover letter describing background, interest in field and career goals

Additional Details:

Full Time Paid Position
Program with flexible start and end dates
Fully Furnished House Provided- walking distance from the Greenhouse
Opportunity to attend “Cultivate” the largest all-industry trade show and conference in the horticulture industry

Email Resume with subject listed as: Greenhouse Growing Rotational Internship
Please send your resume to our HR Department at

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HR Department
c/o Greenhouse Growing Rotational 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

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The Four Star Opportunity