Inventory Manager

Hiring Organization: Goodmark Nurseries, South Branch Nurseries, and Prairie Acres Tree Farm
Employment type: Full-Time
Job Location: Wonderlake & Union, IL
Application Deadline: May 1, 2017


Major objectives of the Inventory Manager is to maintain live, accurate inventories of Goodmark Nurseries, South Branch Nurseries, and Prairie Acres Tree Farm; both in Axapta and on an Excel Spreadsheet. Duties will include daily updates of inventories on all platforms - Axapta, Excel, and Goodmark website. Monitor additions of plant material harvested, purchased and depletions of plant material sold. Scout plant material for quality, disease and insect issues. Print and assist in labeling of all plant material. Spearhead inventory and cycle counts. Work hand and hand with Field and Yard Managers on inventory issues. Be in contact with Nursery Director, Assistant Director, and Nursery Manager on any issues that might arise.



  • Maintain Accurate Live Inventories of all Nurseries
  • Profitable operations.
  • Quality work-Quality product.
  • Client satisfaction
  • Safe operations
  • Effective & efficient staff
  • Effective SOP’s



  • Accurate Inventories of Goodmark Nurseries, South Branch Nurseries, and Prairie Acres Tree Farm
  • Maintain live inventories in Axapta and on a Excel Spreadsheet
  • Adjust pricing in Axapta and on Excel Spread Sheet as necessary
  • Maintain accurate inventory on Goodmark Nurseries website
  • Maintain currant, accurate location of plant material
  • Print and assist in labeling of plant material
  • Implement cycle counts as necessary
  • Provide feedback to Nursery Director and Nursery Managers of observation made in the field in relation to plant quality, insect and disease problems, and any growth issues.
  • Work with Assistant Nursery Director on proper chemicals control
  • Enforce all policies and procedures


  • Knowledge of Woody Plant material – both common and botanical names
  • Communication in English, knowledge of Spanish helpful
  • Ability to count accurately
  • Computer skills – Excel and Word. Ability to train in Axapta
  • Prior Inventory experience necessary
  • Nursery experience helpful



  • Associate Degree in horticulture
  • 3 – 5 years of Inventory Control Experience
  • Woody Plant Identification Knowledge
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Drivers License

Maria Khan
Sr. HR Administrator & Recriter | Acres Group
610 W. Liberty Street | Wauconda, IL 60084
D: 847-487-5071 | F: 847-526-4841 | C:224-250-3533

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