One of our client’s corporate office in Carlsbad seeks a Bilingual Farm Coordinator.
Provides official communication and coordination between the three sites and Grupo Chia (management company for the 34 South American farms); responsible for keeping all parties informed on production, product availability, product quality and bouquet recipes
Codifies all the bouquet recipes; translates from English to Spanish all of the recipes and standards required for each of the products ordered from the farms
Solves any problems between the facilities and keeps everyone informed of problem status and resolution
Works collaboratively with counterpart in Miami at Queens
For the company Central farm-made bouquet program, instructs the farms what to make and monitors all pricing, pre-books, product tracking and invoicing
Manages all standing orders and pre-books for wholesale
Primary conduit between the farms and all departments in the three sites (quality, logistics, shipping)
Point of contract for anyone in Grupo Chia who needs to communicate with the company including account management, marketing, and IT.
Answers all question regarding the farms; the “point person” for farm relations. Maintain good internal customer satisfaction by being timely with information and precise with details.
Ability to work with employees and managers at all levels, across different departments/facilities, and from different cultures.
Ability to multi-task and prioritize the urgent from the important on a constant basis
Proactive problem anticipation skills and problem resolution skills
Great attention to detail
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
At least 1 year experience in an information liaison/product expediter position between multiple branches of a company
Advanced communications skills in both English and Spanish and in verbal and written formats
Quickly and accurately translate information from English to Spanish and Spanish to English, including technical information such as bouquet recipes
Knowledge of sales and inventory software applications
Intermediate Word, Advanced Excel (pivot tables and macros), Basic PowerPoint and Outlook
Ability to commence work Monday through Friday from 6:00 am to 2:30pm (daily phone interaction with Colombia, South America and Miami, Florida)
Rotating every other month to work Tuesday to Saturday
Ability to work Saturday and Sunday prior to major floral holidays
Experience in a perishable goods industry
Understanding of the supply chain process of flower distribution and sales
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.