nelson and pade

Job Opportunities with Nelson and Pade, Inc.!

Join our Team!

Nelson and Pade, Inc. is a vibrant, growing company located in Montello, Wisconsin. We have a positive, high energy work environment in which dedication, hard work, inventiveness and initiative are rewarded.  Meet the Nelson and Pade Team

Nelson and Pade, Inc., Montello, WI offers aquaponic systems, training and consulting. In aquaponics, we raise fish and vegetables in a soilless, recirculating system without the use of pesticides, herbicides or chemical fertilizers. We demonstrate this in our 5,000 sq. ft. aquaponic greenhouse, which provides fresh vegetables and fish to our staff and community. We have 8,000 sq. ft. of shop space where we assemble systems that we sell and we have a comfortable and casual office in which the sales and daily business takes place.

Our Team-oriented approach to business includes weekly staff meetings to promote cohesiveness in sales, systems, processes and client interactions. Our client base is global and in the past few years we have hosted people from 46 countries and 49 US states in our aquaponics training classes in Montello, WI.

Current Opportunity!

Postition: Purchasing Agent

This position is extremely important to the everyday operations of our organization and requires great communication and organization skills, with high attention to detail.


  • Acquire supplies, equipment and services to fulfill the orders for our Aquaponic systems and accessories; seeking competitive pricing while maintaining high quality.
  • Analyze sales records, check inventory levels, look for changes in the market that may affect the availability or price of supplies, and identify new and competitive suppliers.
  • Reduce purchasing costs through innovative and thorough analysis and sourcing.


  • Supply-chain, business purchasing experience a must

  • A degree in business, supply-chain management, economics or a related field beneficial

  • Prefer experience in purchasing for plumbing, PVC, pumps and light manufacturing

  • Experience with FishBowl inventory management and QuickBooks a plus

  • Ability to work independently, initiating and executing your own projects without direct supervision

Benefits we Offer:

  • 401k with matching

  • Paid Time Off and Paid holidays (full-time employees)

  • Fresh naturally-grown produce from our greenhouse

  • Team events, lunches and outings

Other Details:

  • Hours: 15-20 hours/week

  • Pay: based on experience

  • Starting Date: Immediately

  • Location: Montello, WI

How To Apply:
Send a resume to or fax to 866-815-9734.
Nelson and Pade, Inc., PO Box 761, Montello, WI 53949, 608-297-8708