R&D Plant Procurement Specialist
Job Details
HPL - Lowell, OR
Full Time
4 Year Degree
Domestic/International travel possible

We are looking for exceptional talent to join our growing Team!

Do you love blueberries? For 40 years, Fall Creek Farm & Nursery® has cultivated exceptional blueberry plants for customers all over the globe. We propagate, grow, sell, and ship millions of plants every single year.  Our products are second to none, in part, because we have high standards, superb growing conditions, and most importantly, good people.

If this sounds like a company that you want to be a part of, we have an immediate opening for:


  • R&D Plant Procurement Specialist


As our R&D Plant Procurement Specialist, you will be responsible for the procurement, multiplication, and movement of R&D plant material globally. It is essential for this position to provide timely delivery of plants to meet the R&D production schedule. This position will ensure that new products follow Fall Creek’s clean plant standards and meet traceability initiatives.

This position requires solid knowledge and experience working with data management.  A Bachelor’s degree in Horticulture or closely related field is required, as well as +1-year related experience.


Main Responsibilities:


  1. Ensures traceability of tissue culture R&D Processes.
  2. Manages plant importation – permitting, quarantine, and testing.
  3. Coordinates tissue culture initiation – scheduling, tissue collection, and data management.
  4. Track tissue culture inventory management and distribution of R&D material.
  5. Carry on plant ordering, order fulfillment, and planting oversight of R&D material.
  6. Manage and maintain records for propagation and plant certification purposes for R&D and production teams.
  7. Runs annual true-to-type and disease screening – scheduling, tissue sampling, and data management.


Fall Creek Farm & Nursery® offers a competitive salary and benefit package which includes health, vision, and dental insurance, paid time off, company-paid life insurance, short-term and long-term disability insurance, and 401K plan. This position requires an executed confidentiality and non-solicitation agreement upon hire.   Employment offers are contingent on meeting our drug testing, background and reference check standards.


Fall Creek Farm & Nursery® is located just outside of Eugene in a beautiful country setting. We have been serving the needs of commercial fruit growers, nursery stock growers and garden centers throughout the world since 1978. EOE