Production Assistant – Trainee – SEEDWAY – Emmaus, PA
Seedway is headquartered in Hall, New York with branches in Pennsylvania, Florida, Vermont, Maine, and New York. Seedway has about 220 employees (including seasonal workers) and approximately 15,000 customers. The cooperative does business in farm, vegetable, and turf seed. Seedway is part of the GROWMARK System, an agricultural cooperative serving more than 100,000 customers across North America and Ontario, Canada. PURPOSE AND SUMMARY STATEMENT Ensures company assets are utilized to produce the highest quality of seed. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS Ensures seed quality by meeting required standards, minimizing cleaning losses and ensuring accuracy of seed treatment. Preserves value of seed to minimize loss. Assists in the bagging of finished seed and mixing seed treatment. Assists in shipping and receiving of products. OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS Learn towmotor operation Learn bagging system. Follows GROWMARK s Code of Conduct and Corporate Compliance Program, Environmental Health and Safety, OSHA and DOT policies and procedures, as they apply. Performs all other duties as assigned. REQUIREMENTS Must be at least 18 years of age Normally requires a high school diploma or the equivalent thereof, and 1 or more years of retail related work experience to demonstrate knowledge of basic business principals of inventory management and mechanics. Demonstrates essential abilities including business knowledge, collaboration, communication, customer focus, decision making and skill development. Must have and maintain a valid driver s license and satisfactory driving record. Frequently required to lift 51-70 lbs. as needed. Frequently exposed to working conditions may include dust, fumes, chemicals, and electrical hazards with appropriate safety measures Will be required to work hours other than those considered normal to meet seasonal demands. Ability and willingness to participate in required training that may include education on GROWMARK s policies and procedures and additional training as it relates to the requirements of the position. We are an equal opportunity employer, including protected veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities. Employment may be contingent upon receipt of an acceptable and job-related background check, drug test, motor vehicle report, and/or reference check, as applicable and permissible by law.Apply for this job.