Corteva Agriscience Production Technician in Algona, Iowa
$2,500 SIGN ON BONUS!
At Corteva Agriscience, you will help us grow what's next. No matter what your role, you will be part of a team that is building the future of agriculture - solving the world's food problems through innovation, technology, and putting people first. We have an exciting opportunity for a Production Technician to join our company at our Algona, Iowa production facility. We offer all the benefits that a Fortune 500 company has to offer while also providing a community feel. Production Technicians perform a variety of tasks associated with general plant operations, warehousing, and field activities that will evolve with each season throughout the year.
We are looking for candidates who take initiative, love to learn, work hard, and have a stable work history. Candidates from all industry backgrounds are encouraged to apply!
What You'll Do:
Harvest activities such as preparation, sorting, drying, etc.
Conditioning activities such as sizing, gravity operation, packaging, palletizing, etc.
Return and rework activities.
Quality Analysis & Control activities.
Field management activities such as scouting, field maintenance.
Warehousing activities including forklift operation, collecting samples, pooling, etc.
Gathering data for continuous improvement projects.
Various other duties as assigned by supervisor
- 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.
What Skills You Need:
You love variety of tasks as well as enjoy working hard and staying busy!
You want to work somewhere doing something where you can make a difference in the world!
Growing your skills and your career is extremely important to you and you're looking for a company like Corteva where you have the opportunity to do just that!
You enjoy working hard and have two or more years of on-the-job working experience.
When you see a problem, you look for a way to fix it, you're solutions focused.
You are comfortable using computers and software, like Microsoft Office - Word, Excel, Etc.
You have a valid driver's license, so you will be able to drive company vehicles on-assignment when needed, like field inspections or bin sampling.
You value the safety of yourself and your co-workers and will eagerly participate in safe work practices, on-the-job safety, and work safety programs.
Chilly warehouse? Dusty field inspections? No problem! You love to get out there and be in the heart of operations with your team and work hard!
You always are willing to help out and physical work isn't a problem for you…Passing by a team member struggling to lift something? Safety is your top priority and you are willing and able to lift up to 50 pounds with or without reasonable accommodations to help your colleague and/or perform necessary job tasks!
You understand that the company's viability and performance is directly tied to your job security, so you are willing and able to work shift work and overtime including nights and weekends to meet business needs during peak season.
You always put your best foot forward and have great attention to detail, so you have submitted your updated resume with your application to this opportunity.
What Makes You Stand Out:
Have two or more years of on-the-job manufacturing, operations, production, agriculture, or related experience.
Associates or Bachelor Degreed.
Have working knowledge of lean manufacturing principles such as 5S, Continuous Improvement and Standardized Work.
Have some form of leadership experience.
Have general agriculture knowledge and/or experience.
Have experience with field equipment, agriculture equipment and Fork Trucks.
Relocation assistance not offered for this position.
VISA Sponsorship is not available for this position.
This positions is required to work in office 5 days a week.
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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