Seasonal Operations Associates • Shipping / Warehouse / Seed-Packing

2nd SHIFT: 2:40pm–11:10pm • Sun–Th or M–F

Part-time also available, with a minimum of 3 days per week, including Sundays.

Position Summaries

Johnny's is currently seeking to hire Seasonal Operations Associates in our Warehouse / Shipping / Seed-Packing departments. These positions are seasonal and will end in May (date will vary based on workload).

The Warehouse & Shipping positions are responsible for handling bulk seed products, kitting, large accessories, and receiving, in preparation for distribution. The ideal candidate is a self-motivated individual with excellent organizational skills. This position is for second-shift hours. Ours is a seasonal business, and hours will vary during our busy season as well as during the off-season. Second-shift hours are required as business dictates.

The Seed-Packing positions play a critical role in maintaining the accuracy and prompt reporting of inventory control. The ideal candidate for this role is an individual who can ensure that the work is performed efficiently and take the initiative to see that all seed-pack jobs are done in an accurate and timely fashion. This position may rotate between operational functions, based on business needs.

Responsibilities: Shipping & Warehouse

  • Processing commercial bulk seed orders (50–70 pounds).
  • Locating incoming material in various stockrooms.
  • Locating material within Johnny's inventory systems.
  • Restacking material, shrink-wrapping, identification.
  • Assisting receiver as needed with sampling, labeling, receiving.
  • Assisting cycle-counters as needed with locating and weighing.
  • Working per established work instructions and safety guidelines.
  • Operating forklift (will certify).
  • Cross-training in all aspects of warehouse duties.
  • Conducting searches, as necessary, to locate product lost within system or locations.
  • Additional responsibilities and tasks as required by the position.

Responsibilities: Shipping

  • Assisting with daily order shipments by gathering, checking, packing, shipping, stocking, and other duties as needed.
  • Assisting maintenance of balanced work area by setting a quick, accurate pace.
  • Communicating problems or shortages to Supervisor or Shipping Lead.
  • Maintaining a clean and safe work environment.
  • Other tasks and responsibilities as needed or assigned.

Responsibilities: Seed-Packing

  • Packing seed into commercial and smaller consumer sizes using various hand and mechanical means available.

Education

  • High school diploma or GED required.

Qualifications & Skills: Shipping & Warehouse

  • Must be punctual and dependable.
  • Ability to perform simple mathematical functions.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail are required.
  • Ability to operate pallet jacks.
  • Ability to work unsupervised as well as within a team.
  • Working in a safe and effective manner is required.
  • Ability to maintain a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a positive and professional manner with internal and external customers.
  • Ability to respect core company values and comply with company policies and procedures.
  • Ability to work and thrive in a fast-paced production environment.
  • A team-focused, collaborative approach, to achieve departmental and company goals.
  • Availability to work both weekend hours (Sundays) and overtime.

Qualifications & Skills: Seed-Packing

  • Basic computer skills.
  • Ability to work in a repetitive-process environment.
  • Ability to follow processes and detailed instructions.
  • Familiarity with conversions of ounces/pounds to grams.
  • Availability to work Monday through Friday, with occasional Saturdays.
  • Availibility to work both weekend hours and overtime.
  • Must be punctual and dependable.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail are required.
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
  • Must be able to work in a safe and effective manner.

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to read, communicate, and work with numbers.
  • Ability to bend, pull, push, and lift up to 70 pounds repetitively.
  • Ability to climb stationary ladders.

Benefits

  • Stay-on bonus (after 60 days).
  • Product discount.

Johnny's Selected Seeds provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

**Offer contingent upon passing a background screen.**

02/05/2021

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