Corteva Agriscience Production Technician in Dysart, Iowa
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!!!Now offering a SIGN-ON BONUS of $2500!!!
Wages starting from $21.00 - $24.00 per hour
Who We Are, and What We Do:
At Corteva Agriscience, you will help us grow what's next. No matter your role, you will be part of a team that is building the future of agriculture - leading breakthroughs in the innovation and application of science and technology that will better the lives of people all over the world and fuel the progress of humankind.
We have an exciting opportunity for a Production Technician to join our team at our Dysart, Iowa production facility!
What You'll Do:
Participate in harvest activities such as preparation, seed sampling, truck unloading, and other relevant processes
Perform a variety of tasks associated with general plant, field and warehouse operations that evolve with each season throughout the year
Accurately perform basic preventative maintenance and inspection on equipment to ensure reliability for processes for harvesting, conditioning, treating, and packing.
Product return and sorting activities
Field activities such as scouting, inspection and managing logistics
Use of automation and computerized systems to perform work tasks (computers and iPads)
Perform warehouse activities such as forklift operation, collecting samples, pooling, and other duties associated
Various other duties as assigned
- You have your High School Diploma/GED OR are willing and able to obtain your GED within twelve (12) months of hire as a condition of employment
What Skills You Need:
You are willing and able to do the following with or without reasonable accommodation: Climb and/or work in elevated areas, Stand and sit for extended periods, work outdoors and indoors in hot, cold, wet, and dry conditions, lift up to fifty (50) lbs., and perform work that involves repetitive motion and lifting
You are comfortable with technology and possess good a computer aptitude including the use of Microsoft Applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.), and are willing and able to learn other company specific applications as required
You have high diligence can multitask, maintain an organized workplace and excellent problem-solving skills
You have a valid US Driver's License
You value working as a team, are initiative-taking, communicate concerns, and are accepting of change
You possess good written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with internal and external customers
You demonstrate integrity and promote a positive working environment by being an initiative-taker and willing to assist team members on a consist basis
You uphold health and safety to the highest standard! You consistently help others and demonstrate adherence to safety protocols, policies, and procedures to ensure you and your colleagues go home safely every day
You understand that delivering to our customers on-time keeps us viable and are willing and able to work a rotating shift and overtime hours, which include nights and weekends during seasonal peaks to support production demand
What Makes You Stand Out:
Two-Year Technical or Associates Degree in Agriculture, Manufacturing, or related field
You have one (1) year of education and/or experience in operations, manufacturing, agriculture, or related industry
Knowledge or experience with LEAN Manufacturing principles such as 5S, Continuous Improvement and Standardized Work
General knowledge and/or experience with field and/or agriculture equipment (plows, tractor, forklift, etc.)
Work Authorization and Relocation:
VISA Sponsorship is NOT available for this position
This position does NOT offer a relocation package
Site Dedicated (100% at Corteva location):
- This role will be on-site at our Corteva location
Benefits - How We'll Support You:
Numerous development opportunities offered to build your skills
Be part of a company with a higher purpose and contribute to making the world a better place
Health benefits for you and your family on your first day of employment
Four weeks of paid time off and two weeks of well-being pay per year, plus paid holidays
Excellent parental leave which includes a minimum of 16 weeks for mother and father
Future planning with our competitive retirement savings plan and tuition reimbursement program
Learn more about our total rewards package here - Corteva Benefits (https://careers.corteva.com/?p=10628)
Check out life at Corteva! www.linkedin.com/company/corteva/life (https://www.linkedin.com/company/corteva/life/3006dde6-2563-4a98-8e94-ee4feba88cff/)
Are you a good match? Apply today! We seek applicants from all backgrounds to ensure we get the best, most creative talent on our team.
Corteva Agriscience™ is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to boldly embracing the power of inclusion, diversity, and equity to enrich the lives of our employees and strengthen the performance of our company, while advancing equity in agriculture. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability or any other protected class. Discrimination, harassment and retaliation are inconsistent with our values and will not be tolerated. If you require a reasonable accommodation to search or apply for a position, please visit:
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To all recruitment agencies: Corteva does not accept unsolicited third party resumes and is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.
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