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Production Assistant - Trainee - SEEDWAY - Emmaus, PA

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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.


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PURPOSE AND SUMMARY STATEMENT


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Ensures company assets are utilized to produce the highest quality of seed.


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ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS


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Ensures seed quality by meeting required standards, minimizing cleaning losses and ensuring accuracy of seed treatment.


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Preserves value of seed to minimize loss.


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Assists in the bagging of finished seed and mixing seed treatment.


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Assists in shipping and receiving of products.


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OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS


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Learn towmotor operation


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Learn bagging system.


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Follows GROWMARK's Code of Conduct and Corporate Compliance Program, Environmental Health and Safety, OSHA and DOT policies and procedures, as they apply.


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Performs all other duties as assigned.


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REQUIREMENTS


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Must be at least 18 years of age


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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.


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Demonstrates essential abilities including business knowledge, collaboration, communication, customer focus, decision making and skill development.


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Must have and maintain a valid driver's license and satisfactory driving record.


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Frequently required to lift 51-70 lbs. as needed.


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Frequently exposed to working conditions may include dust, fumes, chemicals, and electrical hazards with appropriate safety measures


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Will be required to work hours other than those considered "normal" to meet seasonal demands.


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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.¬ 


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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.


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