Operations Associate (Full Time, 1st Shift, Inventory)

Position Summary

Johnny's is currently seeking an Operations Associate for our Inventory team for 1st shift. The ideal candidate is self-motivated and has excellent organizational skills. Ideally, the candidate will possess knowledge of Microsoft applications and be able to operate a forklift. The hours for this position are 6:00am–2:30pm.

Responsibilities

  • Locating material within Johnny's inventory systems.
  • Restacking of material, shrink-wrapping, and identification.
  • Assisting cycle counters as needed with locating and weighing.
  • Working per established work instructions and safety guidelines.
  • Cross Train in all aspects of operations.
  • Conducting, as necessary, any search to locate products lost within the system or locations.
  • Assist in maintaining a balanced work area by setting a quick/accurate pace.
  • Communicate problems or shortages to your supervisor or Shipping Lead.
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment.
  • Locate incoming material in various stockrooms.
  • Locating material within the Johnny's Inventory systems.
  • Respect core values of the Company and comply with the Companies policies and procedures.
  • Must be able to work and thrive in a fast-paced production environment.
  • Other tasks and responsibilities as needed or assigned.
  • Familiar with conversions of oz/lb into grams.

Qualifications & Skills

  • Must be punctual and dependable.
  • Ability to perform simple mathematical functions.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail is required.
  • Ability to operate pallet jacks and forklift.
  • Ability to work unsupervised as well as with a team.
  • Working in a safe and effective manner is required.
  • Able to maintain a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a positive and professional manner with internal and external customers.
  • Ability to respect the core values of the company and comply with the company's policies and procedures.
  • Ability to work and thrive in a fast-paced production environment.
  • Be available for both weekend hours and overtime at times as needed.
  • Team focused and collaborative to achieve departmental and company goals.

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to read, communicate, and work with numbers.
  • Ability to bend, pull, push, and lift to 70 lbs. repetitively.
  • Ability to climb stationary ladders.
  • Work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to stand for at least 80% of the work day.

Education

  • High school diploma or GED preferred.

Benefits

  • Health Insurance (HMO, PPO, HSA)
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account (Medical & Dependent Care)
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan & Profit Sharing
  • 401(k)
  • Employee Discount
  • Maternity/Paternity/Adoption & Foster Care Leave
  • Company Paid Life Insurance
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Voluntary Pet Insurance
  • Company Paid Short- & Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Educational Assistance

JOHNNY’S SELECTED SEEDS was established in 1973 by our Founder, Rob Johnston, Jr. Today we are 100% Employee Owned. Johnny’s mission is Helping families, friends, and communities to feed one another by providing superior seeds, tools, information, and service.

Johnny’s is renowned for our exceptional customer service offering seeds, tools, supplies and information to direct-market growers and avid home gardeners. We source, breed, trial, and sell outstanding selected varieties of vegetables, cut flowers, herbs, and farm seed, as well as thoughtfully designed tools and equipment. We take pride in the wealth of information and depth of experience we offer our customer base, nationwide and globally.

We are a strong, stable company focused on growth while still maintaining our small company feel and staying true to our roots. Beautiful Central Maine, where our research farm, warehouse, and offices are located, is the perfect launching point for an active, four-season lifestyle. Geographically situated halfway between Maine’s mountains and its 4500-mile-long coastline, we’re a short drive away from resorts, parks, and harbors renowned for a rich diversity of recreational and cultural opportunities.

If you are passionate about good, healthy food and would choose to work for a company with fellow co-owners who are passionate about our mission and values, Johnny’s may be the place for you!

Johnny’s Selected Seeds is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against otherwise qualified applicants on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, age, sex, marital status, national origin, disability or handicap, or veteran status.

05/15/2024

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