Packaging Lead

San Luis Obispo

Hourly rate: $20/hour


A vegetable seed technology & breeding company is looking for a Packaging Lead to join their team!


Summary: Leads a packaging department in executing delivery of high-quality seed products on-time to customers. Trains staff and provides follow-up supervision to ensure proper execution of all packaging activities. Maximize process quality, efficiencies and reduce operating costs. Highly technical in calibrating and adjusting packaging machinery for optimal utilization.


Some Duties Include:

  • Leads, trains, coaches and monitors all packaging employees
  • Hands on and very interactive with team members to ensure packaging procedures and practices are consistently being adhered to
  • Leads the planning process to ensure all packaging orders are properly completed on schedule
  • Focuses on Quality as a number ONE priority
  • Mechanically proficient to properly calibrate, adjust and fix machinery/equipment on the packaging lines
  • Ensures routine maintenance and repairs of machinery/equipment in adherence to the repair and maintenance program
  • Maintains records for service schedules and completion dates
  • Evaluates shop floor processes and works with the team to make streamlined improvements to maximize process quality, efficiencies and reduce operating costs
  • Develops and effectively manages the material handling process of moving inventory from storage to processing and return to storage
  • Monitors all packaging inventory and warehouse supplies and informs Warehouse Supervisor when stock levels are low
  • Other duties as assigned



  • 3 years’ lead or supervisory experience working in a manufacturing operation
  • Highly technical with a strong mechanical background
  • Proficient in the use of manufacturing databases (SAP, Oracle, etc.) & Microsoft Office products
  • Highly productive with an attention to detail

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, citizenship status, military status, status as a disabled or other protected veteran or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state or local laws.



3220 S. Higuera Street San Luis Obispo, CA 93401