Welcome To Gemmell's Garden Centre - Applying For The Production Manager Assistant Position

Are you an energetic professional with a passion for gardening? If your answer is yes then Gemmell’s Garden Centre wants to meet you! We are a locally owned garden centre based out of Smiths Falls, ON with another retail location in Brockville, ON. We provide a positive work environment that fosters creativity, development, and growth. As a team of garden enthusiasts, we are always looking for top talent to help us provide our customers with the best products and service! As an Assistant to the Production Manager you would help us manage the behind-the-scenes action of our garden centre and grow the quality plants we present to our customers. We are currently looking for an Assistant to the Production Manager, a management role, to join our Smiths Falls team. If you are looking for a fulfilling position that nurtures your plant addiction, then please apply!

Tasks Involved

  • Assist in the coordination of production schedules for the growers and pickers by creating work orders
  • Work with the Production Manager in production areas managing the planting schedule and time management by delegating tasks to Lead Growers and team members.
  • Diligent observations of plants, temperatures, water irrigation, pest control and other conditions
  • Maintain production quality
  • Ensure compliance with company standards for cost control, waste reduction, quality, and safety for you and your team members
  • Any other tasks assigned by the General Manager or Production Manager

What You Offer

  • Adequate knowledge of various plants and their characteristics
  • Comfortable working in a team setting and independently
  • Experience working in horticulture and/or production
  • Capable of prioritizing and taking initiative
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Able to follow directions
  • Flexible schedule
  • Able to lift up to 50lbs
  • Able to stand for long hours
  • Able to work in all weather
  • Horticultural education is considered an asset, computer skills with Excel and mathematical computation will also be necessary


What We Offer

  • Staff discount
  • Full Time Permanent with Flexible hours
  • Free on-site parking
  • Fun fast-paced work days
  • Training, advancement, and learning opportunities
  • A creative, positive, and supportive work environment
  • A beautiful, green environment to work in

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