Operations Manager

Avon, OH

Horticulture Operations Manager

Job duties include:

Hands-on year round position requiring strong leadership skills and the ability to teach, train, prioritize and oversee your team in a fast paced outdoor production nursery.

Responsibilities includes scheduling and oversight of potting, trimming, spacing, and other horticultural practices to produce a quality crop. Ability to complete a budget, maintain accurate records, develop SOPs and KPIs to reduce production costs while maintaining production standards and producing a quality crop. Solid computer skills in Excel, Word, environmental control and other grower technology. Analytical and problem solving skills, understanding of Lean Flow principles , 5-S and the ability to implement cost reduction processes. Lead and engage the team in open book management and brand harmony supporting a positive company culture.

Willoway Nurseries is proud to be a drug free workplace.


Minimum 2 year degree with 2 years practical experience, or 5 year related experience in horticulture, agriculture, outdoor fruit or vegetable production.


Compensation negotiable and competitive. Base wages plus earned bonus opportunity. Benefit package includes medical/dental/vision insurance, 401k with employer match, life insurance, PTO upon hire, and paid holidays.

Willoway Nurseries is a progressive, forward thinking, green-industry company. Willoway is on the forefront of the horticulture and nursery industry with technology, marketing, growing techniques and currently practices open book management (our people at all levels have a voice in how our company is run and participate in the financial success of the business!). We are seeking employees who can positively contribute to the growth of the company with the goal to make this your life long career. Why Willoway? We work together as a team to provide the best possible products and services for our customers and the best possible workplace for our employees. Visit www.whywilloway.com or www.whypremier.com to learn more about our companies’ culture. We are an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

Job Type: Full-time

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