Johnny's Selected Seeds
  • Winslow, ME, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Health, Dental, Vision, FSA, HSA, 401(K), Life

Evening Team Lead Seed Packing

Evenings 2:30 PM 11:00 PM

Position Summary

The Evening Team Lead Seed Packing position will oversee the functions in the Seed Packing department at Johnny's Selected Seeds. This may include overseeing functions performed including but not limited to workflow, setting the pace, and assisting the supervisor in daily work functions. This individual will ensure that work is performed efficiently and take the lead in resolving any issues. This position is evenings once job training is complete, in our Fulfillment Center located in Winslow, ME.


  • Lead/support our Seed Packing department in the evenings and during our busy season.
  • Work with other team leads and department staff.
  • Monitor workflow in the department to ensure efficient and accurate turnaround in our products.
  • Must be able to work with all departments with good communication skills
  • Track daily requests for job orders to be completed.
  • Actively work to create a positive work environment.
  • Ensure the staff follows all company workplace policies.
  • Works cooperatively, utilizing a team supervisor approach to achieve performance goals.
  • Assist in the new hire training of employees in the department
  • Provide regular feedback and suggestions on process improvements.
  • Manage time and attendance for the staff assigned to you.
  • Review the performance of each staff member on a regular basis and report issues or successes to employees and report back to the Seed Packing Supervisor. Report to management or HR as deemed appropriate.
  • Responsible for downloading, processing, entering, and monitoring job orders for accuracy and completion times.
  • Work to share our company mission and values.


  • High School Diploma or Equivalent required.

Qualifications & Skills

  • Possess excellent communication skills and the ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced, demanding environment.
  • Must have a working knowledge of warehouse operations and possess strong problem solving and investigation skills.
  • Able to perform mathematical functions.
  • Detail-oriented with a high degree of accuracy and have exceptional organizational skills.
  • Be a logical thinker and the ability to understand the workflow process is key.
  • Must be a leader, be self-motivated and have the ability to motivate others, have good delegation skills, and be committed to workforce development.
  • Be deadline focused with the ability to adapt to constant priority changes.
  • Computer literacy a must, including Word, Excel, and database proficiency.

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to stand/walk for up to 8+ hours per day
  • Ability to read, count, and write to accurately complete all documentation
  • Ability to bend, pull, and lift up to 70 lbs with assistance
  • Ability to freely access all areas and locations of the business
  • Ability to sit in front of a computer for 30% or more of the time


  • Health Insurance (HMO, PPO, HSA)
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account (Medical & Dependent Care)
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan & Profit Sharing
  • 401(k)
  • Employee Discount
  • Maternity/Paternity/Adoption & Foster Care Leave
  • Company Paid Life Insurance
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Voluntary Pet Insurance
  • Company Paid Short- & Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Educational Assistance

Johnny's Selected Seeds was established in 1973 by our Founder and Chairman, Rob Johnston, Jr. Today we are 100% Employee Owned. Johnny's mission is Helping families, friends, and communities to feed one another by providing superior seeds, tools, information, and service.

Johnny's is renowned for our exceptional customer service offering seeds, tools, supplies, and information to direct-market growers and avid home gardeners. We source, breed, trial, and sell outstanding selected varieties of vegetables, cut flowers, herbs, and farm seed, as well as thoughtfully designed tools and equipment. We take pride in the wealth of information and depth of experience we offer our customer base, nationwide, and globally.

We are a strong, stable company focused on growth while still maintaining our small company feel and staying true to our roots. Beautiful Central Maine, where our research farm, warehouse, and offices are located, is the perfect launching point for an active, four-season lifestyle. Geographically situated halfway between Maine's mountains and its 4500 milelong coastline, we're a short drive away from resorts, parks, and harbors renowned for a rich diversity of recreational and cultural opportunities.

If you are passionate about good, healthy food and would choose to work for a company with fellow co-owners who are passionate about our mission and values, Johnny's may be the place for you!

Johnny's Selected Seeds is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against otherwise qualified applicants on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, age, sex, marital status, national origin, disability or handicap, or veteran status.

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