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Corteva Agriscience Maintenance Technician in Toledo, 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 Maintenance Technician to join our team at our Toledo, Iowa location. We stay busy and challenged year-round with a diversity of tasks and activities! We take pride in the quality of our work and the safety of all our team members.

We are looking for candidates who take the initiative, love to learn, work hard, and have a stable work history.


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; New hires start with 4 weeks off each year! In addition, we offer excellent paid maternity, paternal 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!

  • Support plant operations

  • Deliver maintenance support for capital projects

  • Maintain condition of the plant shop and maintenance tools

  • Support Process Safety Management and location safety efforts

  • Conduct seasonal prep work including annual preventative maintenance, repairs, and improvements

  • Assure proper set-up, calibration, operation, and preventative maintenance of equipment, machines, and facilities

  • Complete grounds and facility maintenance as needed

  • Utilize predictive maintenance tools to detect and remedy future machine failures

  • Create, continually update, and train on preventative maintenance plans for varied equipment

  • Complete fabrication projects to improve plant processes

  • Maintain detailed equipment records and prints

  • Other duties as assigned


Requirements - Who You Are:

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

  • You have your High School Diploma or equivalent

  • You possess one (1) year of education and/or experience of Industrial Electromechanical or Maintenance experience (e.g., HVAC, Millwright, Welding, Pneumatic Controls, Hydraulics, etc.)

  • Must be able to troubleshoot and repair equipment independently

  • When there is a problem, you see an exciting opportunity to troubleshoot so you can find and implement solutions!

  • You must possess good communication skills and work well with others

  • You possess basic mechanical and equipment knowledge on conveyors, gearboxes, chains, sprockets, bearings, etc.

  • 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 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 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

Preferences - It Would Be Great If You Have:

  • Two-Year Technical or Associates Degree in Maintenance, Agriculture, Manufacturing, Electrical, or related field

  • Three (3) years of education and experience of Industrial Electromechanical and/or Maintenance experience (e.g., HVAC, Millwright, Welding, Pneumatic Controls, Hydraulics, etc.)

  • Knowledge of pneumatic and hydraulic repair and test equipment

  • Previous experience or knowledge of production agriculture and associated machinery (i.e., conveyors, elevator legs, packaging equipment, etc.) or other mechanical/electrical systems

  • Basic process control and electrical system knowledge

  • Previous experience or knowledge of heating/cooling, refrigeration, security, materials handling equipment (i.e., conveyors, elevator legs, packaging equipment, etc.) or other mechanical/electrical systems

  • Millwright, welding, and forklift driving skills

  • Previous experience with Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS) or similar systems (i.e., eMaint)

Work Authorization and Relocation:

  • No Visa Sponsorship offered or available for this position

  • No relocation allowance offered or available for this position

Site Dedicated (100% at Corteva location):

  • This role will be on-site at our Corteva location

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!

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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