Product Development & Trial Seed Representative


Hourly rate: $45k - $50k annual salary


A vegetable seed technology and breeding company is looking for a Product Development & Trial Seed Representative to join their team!


This is a full-time temp-to-hire opportunity. Hours are M-F 8am to 5pm. Employee will be trained in SLO and moved to Woodland after training is completed which is expected to be 1 to 2 months.


Job duties include:


  • Work with R&D and Product Development team to track on all research, experimental and commercial varieties being trialed in their region.
  • Process and shipping trial seed samples in V0-2 stage (R&D) to our experimental stations.
  • Support the tracking of the regional R&D trials (V2-V3) in coordination with breeders, collect trial data and propose advancement. Start tracking in Prodasoft and ABS system.
  • In coordination with sales initiate external (V2 –V3) trials and secure trial feedback reports in support of product advancements.
  • Support PD forecast, allocation & distribution of trial seed for the region.
  • Help develop technical data/product advancement sheets before advancements to (V4)
  • Support (Product Features, Advantages and Benefits) in close coordination with marketing.
  • Work closely with Operations to secure trial seed.




  • Prior experience in seed or production agriculture.
  • Area of study in agriculture or related field.
  • Field agronomy and order fulfillment or logistics experience desired.
  • Bilingual in Spanish preferred.
  • Willingness to work in the field with growers.
  • Highly proficient in MS Excel.
  • Organized and detail oriented.

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