Skagit Horticulture dba Northwest Horticulture

Job Info
  1. Job Title: Distribution Lead
  2. Location: Mt. Vernon, WA
  3. Number: 9435
  4. Post Date: 1/16/2017
Job description


Job Description: Distribution Lead

Scope:   To effectively manage processes, resources, and employees; ensure that all products are ready for shipment

Essential Functions and Basic Duties

  • Process and approve time cards
  • Prepare, plan, and delegate work to employees
  • Manage employees and tasks
  • Communicate with Site Manager, Selection, and Logistics to schedule pickup times and planning
  • Communicate directly with Logistics and Trucking companies
  • Enter and edit information into system for transfer and Purchase orders
  • Communicate with Retail Planning and Replenishment Manager to verify spreadsheet information of transfer material
  • Print all documentation for retail orders; make any changes or substitutions
  • Verify retail racks have been built, populated, and loaded correctly
  • Maintain a monthly inventory of material and rack components
  • Communicate with Selection to determine employees’ schedules
  • Review reports and planning to keep on or under budget
  • Implement new processes and procedures


  • Strong Leadership skills
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • Knowledge of ERP system-SBI a plus
  • Bilingual, English and Spanish a plus
  • Forklift Certified
  • Pallet Jack Experience

Physical Demands

  • Lifting and carrying 35+ pounds
  • Frequent bending, kneeling and reaching
  • Standing for long periods of time
  • Climbing Ladders
  • Handling and assembling small parts

Skagit Horticulture provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Skagit Horticulture complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Skagit Horticulture expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Skagit Horticulture’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including termination.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V.

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