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Kelly Services Seed Warehouse Technicians ( 8)- Johnston, IA in Johnston, Iowa

Kelly Services has an excellent opportunity available for 8 Seed Lab techs.

One of our best clients, Corteva Agriscience, is currently looking for experienced and dedicated Seed Lab Technicians in Johnston, IA

Kelly Services, a worldwide leader in the staffing industry, is currently seeking top talent for Seed Lab Technicians. The candidate will support the Seeds QC Lab.

This is a job that includes a lot of repetitive tasks, including a lot of hand/wrist movement

Candidates must be physically able to stand for long periods of time, looking down at trays, counting boards, etc.

Candidates must have strong work ethic, be able to work cohesively in a team environment.

Candidates with warehouse, shipping and receiving or inventory experience helpful for this role.

Candidates should understand that they would be assigned to Corteva Agriscience and would be expected to display the professionalism expected in such a workplace

This position requires the ability to adapt to ever-changing situations, perform at a very high level while juggling multiple responsibilities. The position is a temporary full time, 6 months or longer position.

Key responsibilities of the Seed Lab Technician will include:

• Workers are expected to be on time when scheduled.

• Overtime hours are mandatory and may include Saturday

• Must have a reliable means to work

• May be asked to work with seed treatments

• May be asked to lift to 50 Lbs.

• Workers will be standing and moving throughout the workday

• Workers are expected to meet minimum performance standards.

• Daily work in a cold storage warehouse (50 degrees Fahrenheit), site dependent.

• Occasional work in a freezer facility (0 degrees Fahrenheit), site dependent.

• Wear all required personal protective equipment


  • Familiarity with Microsoft Windows operating system - Strong computer skills

  • Basic computer navigational skills • Must be detail orientated

  • Have a good understanding of written and spoken English

  • Communicate effectively with supervisor.

  • Following standard operating procedures

  • High attention to detail both in the lab and working on the computer

  • Demonstrate flexibility and the ability to multi-task under critical deadlines

  • Positive attitude and a professional work ethic

  • Effective team player

  • Must be physically able to complete tasks

  • Candidate needs to display a Science aptitude and an ability to learn and understand basic science tasks

  • Display a competency to perform accurate work in a repetitive motion environment

  • Experience using Barcode Scanners

  • Warehouse, distribution, shipping, or inventory experience helpful

Education/Certification/Experience Requirements:

High School Diploma

Job Details

Monday – Friday

7:00am – 3:30pm – Please note that there is mandatory overtime in this role that may include Saturdays.

If you meet the qualifications listed above, join the Kelly Services Team and submit your resume to us today! Apply online.

Important information: This position is recruited for by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. To be considered for this position, you must submit your resume. If you have questions about the position, you may contact the recruiter recruiting for this position Ann Delestine 206-524-6980; however your resume must be submitted.

Due to the high volume of responses anticipated, only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Why Kelly ® ?

As a worker today, it’s up to you to take charge of your career and look for opportunities to learn, grow, and achieve your potential. Helping you find what’s next is what we’re all about. We know what’s going on in the evolving world of work—just ask the nearly 500,000 people we employ each year. Connecting with us means getting the support, guidance, and opportunities needed to take your career where you may have never imagined.

About Kelly ®

At Kelly , we’re always thinking about what’s next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, we’re a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.