Inventory and Availability Coordinator

The Brookwood Community, a non-profit organization that assists adults with disabilities, is seeking an Inventory and Availability Coordinator for its Horticulture Department. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Overall focus is to coordinate efforts of production, wholesale, and retail on product availability and inventory.
  • Inventory and availability reports are to be as accurate and up to date as possible.
  • Daily review, adjustments, exceptions and distribution of product pulling reports prior to and after assembly.
  • Perform quality control inspections in the field during collection to ensure product meets our quality standards.
  • Provide counts of available product by area for availability updates as scheduled.
  • Work with the Production team to identify, well in advance, potential discrepancies and to plan early enough to react.
  • Provide accurate information for the Sales Budget.
  • Responsible for communicating product quality, field issues, and key informational points between coworkers and management.
  • Tracking of key crops – timing, varieties, and suitability.
  • Conduct “Cycle Counting” of crops, typically performed every ten weeks.
  • Work schedule based on assigned duties.
  • Comply with all safety rules and wear all PPE required for the task(s) at hand.

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • Strong sense of teamwork and customer service.
  • A good knowledge of plant materials grown in the Houston area.
  • 2-3 years related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, Microsoft Outlook.
  • Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Be reliable, responsible, and dependable.
  • Be open to change and considerable variety in the workplace.
  • Versatility, flexibility, and willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm.
  • Ability to calculate and accurately estimate figures and amounts such as volumes, discounts, interest, proportions, percentages, area as it relates to plant production, construction, and general business analysis.
  • Read and comprehend basic accounting summaries, inventory and availability reports, product pulling reports, expense reports, and all other documents that pertain to this position.
  • High school diploma or equivalent; college degree preferred.
  • Bilingual is helpful but not necessary.
  • Possess a sense of personal mission and the compassion to work alongside, on a daily basis, with individuals with special needs.