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Corteva Agriscience Training Technician in Dysart, Iowa


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 Training Technician to join our company at our Dysart, IA production facility. This role is responsible for creating and providing training to hourly/salaried employees, contractors and other external partners to ensure the entire team has a thorough understanding of Corteva's safety programs, quality standards, continuous improvement and Quality Management System procedures. This includes responsibility for all aspects of training; development of new training materials, maintaining the training calendar, hands-on training, and coordinating training events.

*Please note there is NO relocation allowance or visa sponsorship available for this position.


Let’s peek at how you can grow your wellbeing, health, and future at Corteva!

  • Competitive wages based on qualifications, education, and experience.

  • Strong work-life balance opportunities with robust time off benefits; new hires start with 4 weeks off each year. We also have excellent paid maternity, paternity and family illness leave.

  • Prepare for your future with our generous retirement savings plan, tuition reimbursement program, and more.

  • Enjoy access to health benefits for you and your family on your VERY 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!

  • Train employees on our Learning Management System platform – GROW-U as well as on our CAMS procedures.

  • Determine training needs and requirements for the location on the following topics: Safety, Health & Environment, Continuous Improvement, Quality Management System, and Process Work Instructions.

  • Credibly lead training, communication and education efforts, with enthusiasm, and energy.

  • Develop and implement hands-on, engaging training programs for employees on a variety of safety subjects, utilize effectiveness evaluation methods and auditing processes to ensure adequacy.

  • Perform related administrative duties, including taking safety meeting minutes, writing/maintaining operational safety documentation and tracking employee training requirements.

  • Ensure the completeness and maintenance of all records, documents, or reports related to training.

  • Assist with preparation of reports, graphs, and presentation materials to communicate key safety statistics.

  • Provide training to employees, contractors and others to ensure a thorough understanding of Corteva policies and procedures.

  • Conduct site tours as needed.

  • Reiterate and role model the importance of Corteva’s Values and Living Safely.

  • Act as stand-in Safety leader when needed.

  • Act as liaison with contract labor agencies regarding training requirements - communicate with and ensure contract agencies are training their employees on the required policies and procedures.

  • Other duties as assigned.


Requirements - Who You Are:

What expertise have you grown? What do you bring to the table?

  • You have proactive work ethic and good time management skills!

  • You value health and safety! You will always work safely and follow all safety policies/procedures to ensure you and your colleagues go home safely every day.

  • You look at problems as a way to find a solution and love solving them!

  • You value working as a team, are proactive, communicate concerns, and are accepting of change.

  • You can work independently, multitask, and maintain an organized workplace.

  • You have your High School Diploma/GED.

  • You have demonstrated skills in training, coaching, and leading others in a group setting.

  • You have the needed creativity to keep materials interesting and fresh and have proven your ability to translate complex technical information into easily understood training content.

  • You have strong computer skills (Excel, Word, Outlook, etc) and pick up on new software programs quickly.

  • You understand that delivering to our customers on-time keeps us viable and are willing and able to work overtime hours including weekend work required during seasonal peaks to support achieving those goals.

Preferences – It Would Be Great If You Have:

  • An Associate’s Degree in a relevant field.

  • 2 years of experience facilitating training; operations training experience a plus.

  • OSHA 10-hr or 30-hr training certification.

  • LEAN Manufacturing or Six Sigma Experience.

  • Problem solving tool experience, like 5 Why’s, Root Cause Failure Analysis, etc.

Ready to grow your perspectives, impact and career? Start by applying to this opportunity today!

Corteva Agriscience ™, the world's first dedicated agriculture start-up, serves to enrich the lives of those who produce and those who consume, ensuring progress for generations to come. Our employees fulfill this purpose everyday by building/participating in an inclusive culture where we encourage each other to stay curious, think differently, act boldly and do what's right for our customers, our co-workers, our partners and our planet. With over 20,000 team members from 130 countries, innovating in 140 world class R&D facilities, we have the resources, leadership heritage and partner ecosystem to make a meaningful impact now and into the future.


Corteva Agriscience, the agriculture division of DowDuPont, is an equal opportunity employer. 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. If you need 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 For our U.S. Affirmative Action Policy, click here