Trial Seed & Commercial Samples Specialist

San Luis Obispo

Hourly rate: $17-$20/hour DOE


A vegetable seed technology and breeding company is looking for a Trial Seed & Commercial Samples Specialist to join their team!


This is a full-time temp-to-hire opportunity. Hours are M-F and may require some overtime.


Job duties include:


  • Process sample orders received from Product Development, Customer Service or Sales Managers.
  • Creation and follow up of order status.
  • Coordinate and follow up with operations (Samples Inventory) on the allocation of seed.
  • Tracking and reporting of all seed varieties samples. Communicate status of orders to Customer Service, Sales Managers and Product Development.
  • Provide support for our subsidiaries in technical sales staff and customer service on pre-commercial and commercial varieties being trialed in their region.
  • Work in concert with technical sales staff to process & track requested seed varieties, maintain inventory of requested seed varieties, and verify needed seed variety samples are shipped in a timely manner.
  • Manage our variety databases to ensure accurate inventory data and descriptions of the region’s varieties.
  • Coordinate and maintain technical materials on seed varieties such as: technical reports and samples history by customer/region for internal purposes and customer guidance (Translate the English version to Spanish).
  • All other duties as assigned per job scope




  • Prior experience working with agricultural business
  • Has worked in a growth company and understands how to scale
  • Proficient with MS Office programs
  • Willingness to travel occasionally and flexible with work schedule
  • Bilingual in Spanish highly desirable
  • Attention to detail
  • Team player and self-starter

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