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Production Technician

Company: Corteva
Location: Litchfield
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Description

$2,500 SIGN ON BONUS! The Role & Local Community:
We care about you and we care that you're comfortable. While there's no place like home, Corteva comes close. Growing What Matters Starts With YOU! As the world's only major agriscience company completely dedicated to agriculture, we're building a culture that stays curious, thinks differently, acts boldly and takes a stand on what's right for our customers, our co-workers, our partners and our planet. We know we've got big challenges to solve - we hope you'll be part of the solution. Corteva Agriscience is seeking a talented and committed Production Technician ($750 sign-on bonus!) to join our Litchfield production site. At Corteva, you will help us grow what's next. About the Role:
In this role, you will perform a variety of tasks associated with general plant operations and field activities that will evolve with each season throughout the year. You will be responsible for setting up and monitoring highly automated equipment for various processes such as harvest, conditioning, treating, and packing. The inclusive, motivated team in Litchfield offers a safe and innovative work environment that allows for personal and professional growth. Don't miss out on this excellent employment opportunity. Apply online today. Benefits:
Let's peek at how you can grow your wellbeing, health, and future at Corteva!

  • Strike a better work-life balance with robust time-off benefits including paid maternity, paternal, and family illness leave.
  • Prepare for your future with our competitive retirement savings plan, tuition reimbursement program, and more.
  • Enjoy access to health benefits for you and your family on your first day of employment.
  • And much, much more! Responsibilities - What You Will Do:
    How will you help us grow? It matters to us, and it matters to you!
    • Harvest activities such as preparation, receiving, etc.
    • Plant production activities such as pre-cleaning, gravity operation, treating, bagging, palletizing, etc.
    • Return and rework activities
    • Field management activities such as scouting, field maintenance
    • Warehousing activities including forklift operation, collecting samples, pooling, etc.
    • Gathering data for future aid in continuous improvement projects
    • Various other duties as assigned by supervisor
    • Will be assigned a safety program in which you will be responsible for implementing and training other employees. Qualifications

      Requirements - Who You Are: What expertise have you grown? What do you bring to the table?
      • You have your High School Diploma/GED OR are willing and able to obtain your GED within 1 year of hire as a condition of employment.
      • One year of lab, scheduling, administrative, manufacturing or agriculture-related experience
      • Willing and able to work in a variety of areas (field, plant, warehouse)
      • Willing and able to climb and/or work in elevated areas; standing and sitting for extended periods
      • Willing and able to work both outdoors and indoors in hot, cold, wet and dry conditions
      • Willing and able to lift up to 50 lbs. and complete work that involves repetitive motion and/or repetitive lifting with or without reasonable accommodation
      • Willingness and ability to work overtime hours including weekend work required during seasonal peaks and shifts as needed
      • Willingness to work as a team and be proactive in communicating concerns, best practices and mastering changes that will improve overall team performance
      • Attention to detail and problem solving skills
      • Time management skills including proactive work ethic and utilizing a sense of urgency
      • Ability to work independently, multitask and maintain an organized workplace
      • Computer aptitude including use of Microsoft Outlook, Excel and Word The following are preferred:
        • Knowledge of lean manufacturing principles such as 5S, Continuous Improvement and Standardized Work are a plus
        • Knowledge of production agriculture and production plant operations desired
        • Knowledge of field equipment desired
        • SAP or similar Enterprise Resource Planning software to manage data processing Ready to grow your perspectives, impact and career? We seek applicants from all backgrounds to ensure we get the best, most creative talent on our team. Start by applying to this opportunity today!

          #GrowWhatMatters

          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:

          • Accessibility Page for Contact Information
          • For US Applicants: See the 'Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law' poster

            To all recruitment agencies: Corteva does not accept unsolicited third party resumes and is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

Keywords: Corteva, Springfield , Production Technician, Professions , Litchfield, Illinois

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