Full-time Seed Technician

Category:  Seneca Foods
Date:  Sep 12, 2023

Dayton, WA, US, 99328

Custom Field 1:  2291

Seneca Foods is one of North America's leading providers of packaged fruits and vegetables with facilities located throughout the United States.  Our high quality products are primarily sourced from over 2,000 American farms. Seneca holds the largest share of the retail private label, food service, and export canned vegetable markets, distributing to over 90 countries. Products are also sold under the brands of Libby’s®, Aunt Nellie’s®, READ®, Seneca Farms®, Green Valley®, CherryMan®, Paradise®, Pennant®, and Seneca labels, including Seneca snack chips. Seneca also provides vegetable products to other companies under various co-pack arrangements.



Seneca Foods Corporation in Dayton, WA is seeking a Full-time Seed technician.


Seed harvest receiving - mid-June through mid-October.

Conditioning – late-July through late-January.

Packaging – early-October – mid-April.


This timeframe is tentative and can be affected by the weather and crop availability. Seneca provides safe working conditions, paid overtime over 40 hours per week, 10-hour shifts, and on-the-job training. The expected compensation range for this position is $19.00-$25.00 per hour, depending upon skills & experience.


The seed facility typically runs 10 hours per day and 6 days per week, per shift for harvest. 10 hours a day 5 days a week per shift for conditioning and 10 hours a day 5 days a week for packaging. However, day/night shift, start/end times and number of days worked per week can vary throughout the year.


Positions available include:

Line Workers

Forklift Operators

And other roles

Job duties include:
• Fulfill various production line positions in our seed production facility processing vegetable seeds.
• Provide relief during other employee’s break periods.
• Follow all Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) and safety policies/procedures.
• Maintain a clean and safe work area.
• Other duties as assigned.

Requirements for all open positions include but are not limited to:
• Willingness and ability to work and function in a team environment.
• Good attention to detail and accuracy.
• Strong work ethic.
• Regular Attendance




Seneca Foods Corporation is committed to providing equal opportunity for all, through a positive and continuing affirmative action program. No employee or applicant will be discriminated against because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, military and/or veteran status or any other Federal or State legally protected classes. Seneca Foods Corporation will make reasonable accommodations for known physical or mental limitations of otherwise qualified employees and applicants with disabilities unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. If you are interested in applying for an employment opportunity and feel you need a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), please contact us at ADA@senecafoods.com or call 315-926-8100.

Nearest Major Market: Kennewick