Seed Puller

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 Seed Puller.  Primary responsibilities include but not limited to pulling seed, providing carts of seed to supply production, seed receiving and seed return in a safe and efficient manner.

Key Responsibilities:

Seed Pull

  • Operate lift truck in Assembly and seed warehouse.
  • Pull seed using a pull sheet.
  • Transfer electronically (RF) seed to staging location.
  • Stack seed by the case or sleeve on the pallet attached to lift truck.
  • Bring seed to staging area.
  • Retrieve seed for jobs on lines and replenishment areas, electronically transfer.
  • Consolidation of seed warehouse and replenishment areas.
  • Operate pallet jack as needed.
  • Maintain a clean work area.

Seed Receiving

  • Receive and relocate seed packets from the seed packet staging location, utilizing the RF handheld unit, in to the seed packet warehouse holding locations.
  • Perform Quality control checks using RF handheld unit.
  • Maintain packet receipt move tickets in an organized fashion.

Other job duties

  • Fill seed carts using a cart diagram.
  • Physically relocate seed carts from staging area to Assembly lines.
  • Retrieve seed for line leads if a shortage occurs and electronically transfer utilizing RF hand-held unit..
  • Remove empty carts from Assembly lines as needed.
  • Consolidation of seed warehouse and replenishment areas.
  • Operate pallet jack as needed.
  • Maintain a clean work area.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

  • Must have basic math skills.
  • Must be able to lift up to 40 pounds.
  • Requires standing, kneeling and lifting up to 8 hours per day.

If you meet the requirements and qualifications, please email your cover letter with salary requirements, and resume to hr@burpee.com - Subject line “Seed Puller – Job Code 2017-10” 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.