Packaging Quality Control

W. Atlee Burpee Company is the leading retail/mail order distributor of seed and gardening supplies to the American home gardener.  We have an immediate opening for a Packaging Quality Control.  This is a seasonal position on 2nd shift from approximately Mid-June through Mid-December.  Primary responsibilities include but not limited to providing support to the Packaging department in creating a high quality seed packet.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Monitor and maintain pre-determined quality standards for seed packets as they are manufactured. 
  • Weigh seed packets and record weights on QC log sheet; confirm accuracy.
  • Verify and record pre-determined data throughout the packaging process on QC sheet.
  • Certify machine set up for the machine operators.
  • Fill out required paperwork for the entire shift.
  • Ensure packet seal integrity, dater clarity and accuracy.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

  • Must have basic math skills.
  • The ability to walk and stand for eight hour shift, five days each week, the ability to lift up to twenty pounds.
  • Strong communication skills, ability to vocalize corrective actions as needed.

If you meet the requirements and qualifications, please email your cover letter with salary requirements, and resume to hr@burpee.com - Subject line “Packaging Quality Control – Job Code 2017-9” or log onto our website at www.burpee.com and click on “employment link”.  COVER LETTERS/RESUMES WITHOUT REQUESTED INFORMATION WILL BE CONSIDERED LAST.   NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.  Un-qualified candidates need not apply. 

Equal Opportunity Employer.