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Hard workers and plant lovers grow careers at Pleasant View Gardens.

We’re always on the lookout for new people to join our team. We like hard workers, plant lovers, and friendly people who like to smile a lot. Take a look at these openings and click Apply if you think you’d be a good fit. Or stop by our Loudon, New Hampshire facility (7316 Pleasant Street) and fill out an application. We’d love to meet you!

Pleasant View Gardens is all about growth! For the past 44 years we’ve worked closely with our partners to build a thriving business that is continually evolving to meet the needs of our customers. In 1992 we launched Proven Winners, which has grown into the number one plant brand in North America. We’re currently looking for a Strategic Product Marketing Manger to join our team and work with us as we continue to achieve our goals. The ideal candidate will demonstrate the ability to generate new ideas that help us continue to grow!

In this position you will provide leadership, direction and support to the R&D team.  You’ll work with R&D, sales, marketing and operations to establish and implement company goals for continuous improvement in plant quality, superior genetics, new product categories and paths to new and existing markets.

Essential Responsibilities include:

  • Manage a team of R&D professionals: implement departmental policies, establish weekly planning meetings, prioritize work flow, oversee the R&D budget and provide timely and accurate training.
  • Generate ideas for new products and research feasibility in terms of profitability, resource availability and compliance with regulations.
  • Manage the direction for new plant introduction, new plant identification and program development.
  • Lead the product development process through prototyping and pre-production phases, owning the transition from R&D to Marketing and Production.
  • Maintain a continual working knowledge of Operation / Growers needs/wants and feedback
  • Work in tandem with department manages to ensure successful business operations
  • Train employees on hot to apply the new product development process in programs and products.

Requirements:

  • 15+ years of leadership experience, including 5+ years of Senior Management-level, and 10 years of departmental management experience, creating a strong, engaged and productive team ·
  • Creative vision for new or improving existing products and programs
  • Experience working across multiple projects and with cross-functional teams.
  • Must have leadership skills to create a strong, highly engaged and productive team. The candidate must demonstrate strong problem-solving and communication skills, and be able to work in a matrix environment balancing business priority and accomplishing business goals.
  • Understand marketing and have the experience of working in tandem to launch a program
  • The ability to carry an idea or product from “cradle to grave” with flawless transition from R&D to Marketing, and onto Sales.
  • Provide guidance and leadership to the trialing and Technical (Production) divisions within the R&D Department
  • Able to demonstrate critical thinking, attention to detail, statistical analysis and problem solving required
  • Energized by challenges and the opportunity to deliver. Using relevant business metrics, demonstrates technical leadership, resolves issues, seeks continuous process improvement, and achieves business goals.

If interested in this position, e-mail your resume or application to PaulineS@pwpvg.com or call 603-435-1719.

Pleasant View Gardens is looking for a Production Team Leader with high energy and the ability to coordinate the activities of the production crew. You’ll communicate with the growing team regularly and train crew members to achieve quality and production goals.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Daily and weekly planning with production manager to determine the flow and timing of tasks as well as daily goals and process changes.
  • Assist leaders with the setup of crews
  • Consult with growing team to establish quality guidelines and crop placement
  • Oversee the productivity of crews, quality and accuracy of work
  • Daily communication with other operations personnel
  • Work as part of the crew when in-between tasks and during off peak seasons
  • Coordinate with growers on ideal locations for plants and activity plans
  • Ensure that daily time sheets have been recorded, collected and processed
  • Ensure that employee job codes are accurate
  • Provide training for production staff to learn all necessary production processes. Teach, coach, correct and reinforce
  • Communicate with the Quality and Inventory Control Dept. regarding plant maintenance requests.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Must be able to perform multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience using Microsoft office products combined with the ability to learn new software programs (time & attendance software, and PICAS production software)
  • Detail oriented and organized with the ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with all levels of employees and management to maximize performance, creativity, problem solving and results
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Flexibility to work the hours necessary to meet the needs of Pleasant View customers which may include overtime hours, daily and/or weekends.
  • Ability to be certified to operate a forklift, golf cart and tractors

Education Requirements:

  • Associates degree preferred, but not required. High School diploma require
  • 1-3 years of related crew leader or supervisor experience

If interested in this position, e-mail your resume or application to PaulineS@pwpvg.com or call 603-435-1719.

As a Seasonal Driver at Pleasant View Gardens, you’ll join a Logistics Team that is dedicated to excellent customer service by delivering products in a professional and efficient manner.

Seasonal Drivers will operate vehicles safely, and keep organized and accurate records. Inform Logistics Coordinator and/or appropriate Pleasant View Gardens (PVG) staff when problems arise; meet personal goals and the business goals of Pleasant View Gardens. Communicate in an effective & professional manner with appropriate PVG staff and customers

  • Map out and organize daily delivery routes and follow delivery schedules
  • Safely operate the equipment necessary (cages, load bars, straps, pallet jacks, maps and GPS units) for successful delivery of orders to Pleasant View’s customers
  • Unload trucks when returning from runs; load vehicles when necessary
  • Complete and keep DOT logs, records and run sheets up-to-date
  • Document shortages and discrepancies and provide this information in a timely manner to appropriate logistic team member
  • Establish, maintain and strengthen professional communication with customers

Requirements:

  • Minimum 21 years of age (to drive out-of-state)
  • Valid Drivers License
  • Active Medical Card
  • MVR (certified copy – valid within the last 30 days)
  • Pre-Employment Drug Test
  • Pre-Employment Road Test

** Competitive Rates **

If interested in this position, e-mail your resume or application to PaulineS@pwpvg.com or call 603-435-1719.

The Pick Up Yard is located in Pembroke, NH.

To ensure the pick-up yard is stocked and prepared for customers. Maintain, stock and price plants, flowers, shrubs and trees.  Assist customers with the loading of purchases made.

Working in the greenhouse and with customers, your overall responsibilities will include:

  • Restock hanging baskets
  • Restock tables with 4.5” and 6.5” trays of plants
  • Proper plant rotation and inventory flow
  • Sales, assisting customers, moving and loading large trees and shrubs
  • Maintain knowledge of product sales and promotions
  • Off-load and set-up from delivery trucks/shipping racks
  • Water plants, trees and shrubs using proper watering techniques and a hose up to 120’ long
  • Ensure all plants stay wet and do not dry out
  • Regular pruning and grooming of plants
  • Take inventory and place price tags on plants
  • Move plants as inventory changes
  • Assist customers with loading and pushing carts of plant material
  • Process payment (cash, check or credit card)

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Demonstrates strong and effective interpersonal and communication skills
  • Must be reliable and able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Possess internet and basic math skills
  • Ability to work independently in a customer service area
  • Nursery/horticultural sales experience preferred
  • Employee must complete training and pass exam to operate forklifts, tractors and loaders
  • Basic knowledge of gardening tools and supplies, forklifts, tractors and loaders
  • Ability to be standing/walking for extended periods of time
  • Lift and move up to 50 lbs. repetitively without assistance

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • 1 year of experience in a similar environment

Reporting to the IT Manager, the IT Support Specialist will interact with all levels of the organization to assist in problem solving and installation of new equipment. You will be responding to tickets, assisting with projects, providing advanced networking support, and helping to support the Windows servers in a Hyper-V environment. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is looking to grow their career!

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Taking phone calls, answering emails, and handling help desk tickets.
  • Provide all PC, Laptop, and Printer hardware and software support.
  • Setup of PC, laptops, printers and other various peripherals.
  • Support mobile users (iPhone / iPad/ Android). Setup and replacement of mobile devices.
  • Provide advanced networking support for LAN/WAN (wired / wireless networks).
  • Provide support for Hyper-V virtual servers and physical servers.
  • Creating user accounts in Active Directory, Office 365, and other systems.
  • Resetting of user passwords in Active Directory, Office 365, and other systems.
  • Maintain a high standard of customer service across the organization and externally.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Experience administrating Active Directory, Group policy, DNS, and Microsoft O365 applications and setup/management of laptops and workstations.
  • Advanced networking experience working with LAN/WAN/WLAN environments.
  • Strong Windows desktop operating system experience.
  • Strong Windows server operating system experience
  • Microsoft Access and SQL experience is a plus.
  • Excellent communication and critical thinking skills.

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum of 3 years as an IT support Specialist or similar role
  • CompTIA and Microsoft certification are a plus

The Maintenance Supervisor at Pleasant View Gardens is responsible for leading, guiding and coaching a maintenance team consisting of seven people.  On a daily basis, you will direct the activities of the team as it relates to scheduling preventative maintenance, troubleshooting problems on equipment, general upkeep and repair and supporting the facilities manager with a variety of projects.  The ideal candidate for this position will be a self-motivated team player with a positive attitude and solid work ethic.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include: 

Manage maintenance team: 

  • Lead, motivate and develop a collaborative maintenance team.
  • Skills training; work with team members to identify training requirement.
  • Coaching; mentor team members and recommend performance improvement actions as needed
  • Create and implement a schedule to provide on-call emergency service for both the Pembroke and Loudon facility.

General knowledge of the following maintenance activities:

  • Electrical, carpentry, plumbing, building construction and maintenance
  • Greenhouse Facilities/Systems
  • Heating Systems – installation/ service and repair of boiler / burner / heaters and hot water systems
  • General knowledge of wood burning boiler and bio-mass systems.
  • Vehicle and Equipment Operation
  • Grounds Maintenance

Safety:

  • Maintains a clean, organized and safe work area
  • Work with the safety team to create safety policies and procedure
  • Comply with OSHA regulations and identify compliance requirements
  • Conduct tailgate safety training

Communication:

  • Work with PVG Facilities Manager for availability and use of additional maintenance resources when needed.
  • Keep managers informed of the status of tasks and repairs.
  • Ensure that preventative maintenance is kept on schedule.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Possess knowledge and experience industrial electrical, plumbing and mechanical maintenance
  • Demonstrates excellent time management, planning and attention to detail.
  • Must be able to multi-task, meet deadlines and work in a fast paced environment
  • Knowledgeable of OSHA regulations
  • Good decision making and problem-solving skills
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to manage conflict
  • Ability to drive Forklifts, scissor lifts, tractors, loaders, and excavators if needed.

Education, Certification and Experience Requirements

  • High School diploma or equivalent is required
  • 5 years of experience working in an industrial maintenance position.
  • 5-8 years of proven supervisory experience