Fresh Flower Buyer

Hiring Organization: McNamara Florist
Employment type: Full-Time
Job Location: Fishers, IN
Application Deadline: September 1, 2013

About Us/Job Description 

McNamara Florist is one of the Top 25 retail florist in the US/Canada. Operating 9 retail stores, a 58,000 sq. ft. Design Center in Central Indiana as well as a greenhouse / garden center in Ft. Wayne, IN.

We are seeking an experienced fresh flower buyer based at our corporate office in Fishers, IN. Our wholesale flower department currently sells to internal customers only. This is a hands on position and involves processing and sales as well as the actual purchasing function.

Responsibilities include:

  • Communication with all internal managers and design staff
  • Assimilating orders from above on a daily/ weekly/ monthly basis
  • Placing orders with fresh flower suppliers
  • Quality assurance of all fresh flower products
  • Developing relationships with existing and new suppliers
  • Finding the best quality and value of fresh flowers
  • Sourcing from farms, growers, brokers, etc. in the US, S. America, Asia, Europe, etc. Accounting associated with reconciling invoices for incoming product and freight Processing of incoming fresh flowers
  • Packing flowers for internal distribution to stores
  • Post harvest quality processes
  • Freight co-ordination and cost analysis
  • Co-ordination with upper management for achieving operational and strategic goals


Toomie Farris, AAF, AIFD ‘’ 

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