Procurement Administrator

Job Description

This position is responsible for the overall program maintenance and administration within the Procurement Department. This position will also be responsible for Vendor Management that will include, but is not limited to; management on a daily basis of costs, quotes, vendor execution, and ensuring that the lowest net net cost is achieved.

Others duties may be assigned to this position and may assist various departments as needed.  

Roles and Responsibilities: 

  • Day to Day issues resolution

  • Data entry of PO's

  • Work closely with PO's originators to hold down cost and overstocking inventories

  • Work with AP/Vendors/Facilities on issue resolution

  • Communicate with all internal and external parties associated with a PO

  • Discrepancy verification from vendors

  • Manages item shortages from vendors and returns when necessary

  • Provide accurate reports to facility management team for regular meetings or as require


  • SAP knowledge

  • Excellent computer skills

  • Good organizational and research skills

  • Detailed oriented

  • High problem solving ability

  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written at all levels

  • Quality control knowledge

  • Understanding of weights and measures

  • Experience Purchasing in a manufacturing or agriculture setting a plus

  • Knowledge and ability to follow up with vendors on contract terms

  • Understanding of facility's functions and typical needs

  • Excellent team interaction

  • Bilingual Spanish a plus

  • Proven ability to multi-task, support a team and manage priorities efficiently

Company Description
Color Spot Nurseries / Hines Growers is a world class horticultural company committed to exceeding customer expectations through quality, value added products and services. We are passionate about continuous improvement, our team design and employee participation throughout the company. Our goal is to offer our retail customers the quality products and services they need to offer gardeners quality plants and merchandise at reasonable prices.

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