Careers

Did you know that right here, practically in your own back yard, is the nation’s leading provider of quality products and superior service to the horticulture industry? In fact, AM Leonard, located in Piqua, OH, is has been in business over 130 years and we’re just getting started!

At AM Leonard, we grow, we innovate, we work hard…just like you, we do whatever it takes to get the job done. So what are you waiting for? Come grow with us today! Apply online now for open positions at A.M. Leonard!

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We are currently hiring for:

Associate Level Buyer
Distribution Center
Grounds Crew


Associate Level Buyer

Position Description
The Buyer supports internal customers to insure all products are properly quoted, ordered, delivered and available for shipment to our customers.
  • Process Purchase Orders; determine shipping methods and assure buying guidelines conform to established policies and procedures
  • Initiate and maintain relationships with suppliers
  • Prepare products quotes for corporate and inbound sales staff; discuss specifications and terms with management to assure the specs/terms/conditions are sufficiently detailed and clear
  • Maintain organized vendor files to include records of product lines, agreements, etc.
  • Communicate with sales staff regarding product information changes including pricing, shipping information, etc.
  • Aid in interpreting trend reports and predicting future sales
  • React to any changes in customer demand
  • Communicate with vendors regarding shipments, pricing and other issues
  • Compose Pricing Letters and update computer system with related information
  • Work in coordination with accounting to insure invoices are accurate

Competencies
Communication – Written and Verbal, Customer Focus, Decision Making, Problem Solving & Analysis, Mathematical Skills, Team Work, Initiative, Attention to Detail, Continuous Improvement.

Required Education & Experience

  • General knowledge of purchasing principles and practices
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office applications
  • Proven attention to detail and adherence to deadlines
  • Ability to evaluate different purchasing/inventory control issues and make decisions based on A.M. Leonard’s policies and procedures
  • Willingness to establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others
  • Ability to quickly learn new computer systems and programs
  • Strong data entry skills
  • Ability to plan and organize workload to meet schedules and timelines
  • Requires a high degree of understanding of assigned products/vendors

Preferred Education & Experience: Previous purchasing/buying experience

Distribution Center

We are adding to our Distribution Center core staff and seasonal staff. Whether you are in the Pick-to-Cart area or Receiving, you will receive proper training on all procedures and equipment to make you successful. We are hiring for receiving, pick to cart, pick to box, inventory control, and truck loading. While most positions can be filled with little DC experience, previous receiving or inventory control experience is ideal for the core staff positions.

Hours will vary (8a-5.30pm, 10a-6.30p, or 12a-8.30a) Monday-Friday with Saturdays and overtime as needed


Grounds Crew

Our Grounds Crew Foreman must have solid experience with plant and turf care, grounds maintenance, landscaping equipment and crew supervision. General duties to include:

  • Mows, trims, and edges
  • Land clearing
  • Plants grass, trees, shrubs, and flower beds
  • Prunes shrubs, trees, and evergreens
  • Applies insecticides, herbicides, and fertilizers
  • Supervision of small grounds crew
  • Removes leaves and litter from grounds
  • Repairs fences, gates, walls
  • Operates lawn mowers, snow blowers, chain saw, leaf blowers, tractor, back hoe, skid steer, and other associated equipment as properly trained
  • Assists maintenance mechanics as time allows

Hours are Monday-Friday 7.30a-4.00p

Come grow with us! Apply online for open positions.

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