Seed Coater

King City

Hourly Rate: $12.50/hour
Location: King City

Description

A vegetable seed technology and breeding company is looking for a full-time Seed Coater to join their team!

  • Tends equipment that applies coating to agricultural seeds and separates coated seeds according to size specifications 
  • Dumps seeds into rotary drum and presses buttons to start drum rotation
  • Adds water, powder, and glue for specified period, using spray guns and scoop
  • Stops drum and scoops coated seeds, dumps pellets into electric sizing mill or onto manual sizing screen
  • Returns undersized pellets to drums for additional coating
  • Dumps and spreads pellets on trays in drying tunnel
  • Repeats sizing procedure for dried pellets
  • Fills pails with pellets specified on shipping order, covers pails with lids, and places pails on pallet for shipment
  • Cleans interior and exterior of drums and work area

Requirements

  • Flexibility in adapting to fluctuating workloads and tasks
  • Ability to interpret protocols, work instructions and publications related to seed testing
  • Previous exposure or proven knowledge in advanced seed testing  is preferred
  • Ability to plan and allocate workflow to other team members and contract employees
  • Must be able to frequently lift/move 10lbs and occasionally 50lbs




San Luis Personnel Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, national origin, marital status, registered domestic partner status, ancestry, genetics, physical or mental disability, medical condition including genetic characteristics, sexual orientation, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state or local laws.

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