Bulk Inventory Coordinator

Website Seed Savers Exchange

Bulk Inventory Coordinator

For more than 45 years, Seed Savers Exchange, a non-profit, nationally-focused organization, has focused on conserving and promoting America’s culturally diverse but endangered garden and food crop heritage for future generations. Seed Savers Exchange was a pioneer in the advocacy for preserving these heirloom varieties for generations to come, and is committed to keeping these varieties where they belong—in our gardens and on our tables.

Seed Savers Exchange is seeking a Bulk Inventory Coordinator to join our team. This position will coordinate all aspects of bulk seed packing, order fulfillment, and shipping of bulk orders. During the off-season, this is a floating position that will assist in other areas throughout the Seed House.

This is a full time, hourly, benefits-eligible position working 40 hours per week year-round.

Applications reviewed on a rolling basis. Priority deadline July 17, 2020.

Please email a cover letter, resumé, and the contact information for three references to jobs@seedsavers.org – include the name of the position in the subject line of your email. Applications may also be mailed to: Seed Savers Exchange | Attn: Alex Brandt | 3094 North Winn Rd. | Decorah, IA 52101.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Package special work order items
Pick bulk items in cooler using item verification technology for corresponding sales orders
Coordinate with Shipping Room Manager to send out priority same-day orders
Fill packets and pre-pack for any items with low inventory (by hand and using automated seed packing machines)
Reporting and/or investigating inventory discrepancies and communicating to Seed Operations Manager
Fill retail packets, either manually or with packing machine
Pre-pack bulk packets
Pack and process samples for germination testing
Other duties as assigned

Inter-Department Responsibilities:

Help pick, pack, and ship transplants, potatoes, garlic, and apple trees
Assist with seed inventory cycle counts
Work with Catalog Field Coordinator to collect, record, and send germination samples from on-site production

Calibration and log maintenance of all scales used for seed packaging and shipping.


Accurate record-keeping and attention to detail
Able to work well as part of a team
Flexible and able to change tasks as priorities change
Ability to learn computerized packing technology – scanning equipment, scales, inventory and shipping software
Critical thinking and problem solving

Physical Requirements:

Ability to lift up to 50 pounds regularly
Standing or walking for extended periods
Prolonged exposure to cool temperatures +/-45 ̊ F


Efficient, self-motivated person
High School diploma or equivalent
Commitment to working efficiently both as part of a team or independently


Health insurance
401(k) with employer match
Paid time off
Paid holidays
Employee merchandise discounts
Participation in employee wellness program

To apply for this job please visit www.seedsavers.org.