Careers at Myatt

Purchasing Specialist

Myatt Landscaping and Construction is seeking a focused, energetic go-getter to work in tandem with our managers to keep our installation, construction, and maintenance divisions running like a well-oiled machine. The ideal candidate would be a passionate and experienced person who has worked in the landscape industry and has good basic knowledge of purchasing, building relationships, and is also technologically proficient in use of computers and smartphones. The selected candidate will be instrumental in creating relationships with vendors, planning to ensure crews have what they need on time, and finding ways to keep costs down on supplies.

 

The selected candidate would be trusted to:

·         Work closely with management to stay ahead of current, upcoming, and seasonal purchasing needs.

·         Source all materials for jobs including plants, bulk materials, and hard goods

·         Tag trees and plants as needed—some travel required, in state and out-of-state

·         Manage inventory of installation/construction supplies

·         Manage, organize, and maintain plant holding area at the shop

·         Manage inventory of maintenance team supplies and ensure we have stock ordered ahead of seasonal tasks

·         Identifying suppliers and vendors for goods

·         Negotiating with the suppliers in regards to pricing, quality, delivery time, etc.  

·         Preparing purchasing terms and conditions as well as pricing quotes

·         Create purchase orders and receive materials

·         Review invoices to ensure accuracy 

·         Maintaining a healthy relationship with the vendors and suppliers

·         Inspecting the quality of all materials on a regular basis to ensure everything meets our standards

·         Adhering to the rules and regulations of the company

·         Resolving shipment issues

·         Staying up to date with the latest trends in the industry

 

 

 

 

 

Necessary skills and qualifications:

·         Background in horticulture or related field (A.A.S. or B.S. preferred)

·         Must have basic plant ID skills

·         3 years of industry experience in landscaping or closely related field

·         Experience in BOSS LM or other CRM software a plus

·         Current NC driver’s license and clean driving record

·         Ability to travel in-state and out-of-state occasionally

·         Strong decision-making ability

·         Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously

About our company:

Here at Myatt Landscaping and Construction, we are dedicated to being the best landscape company possible. Period. We specialize in the highest-quality residential and commercial landscaping and grounds management services, and we seek to foster lasting relationships with our clients AND our employees. We want our company to be a safe, highly professional, yet fun place to work, where every employee can further their training and follow a clear career path to achieve their goals. About half of all the managers at Myatt started out as entry-level crew members, and many have been working here 15 years or more. You could have a life-long career with Myatt too!

 

We offer:

·         Full-time, year-round employment (no lay offs in winter)

·         Health, vision, dental, and life insurance after 90 days

·         Paid vacation and holidays after 90 days

·         Retirement program with 3% match after 1 year

·         Positive work environment

·         Company events and training/certification opportunities

·         Free onsite gym facilities

 

If you're looking for an opportunity to be part of a growing organization dedicated to an exceptional product, superior services, and investing in its team members, then we look forward to hearing from you! We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

 

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