DuPont Mechanical Maintenance Specialists ($750 Sign-On Bonus!) in New Madrid, Missouri

Mechanical Maintenance Specialists ($750 Sign-On Bonus!) (Job Number: 197556W-01)


Searching for a place where you can use your talent to make a difference? Corteva Agriscience™, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont™ has an exciting opportunity for Mechanical Maintenance Specialists to join our company at our New Madrid, MO production facility. This role offers a $750 sign-on bonus for external candidates!

Our maintenance team strives to be a one-team department, we work collaboratively and always help each other. We are such a tight-knit work family that we even take a fun trip together each year before the season begins! If you are a natural leader who loves continuous improvement and are independently driven, then this is the place for you and we welcome you to join our team! Corteva Agriscience™, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont™ offers an excellent benefits package that begins on your first day of employment. This includes a generous 401k match, health and dental insurance, 15 days of vacation, a variable bonus plan, and much more!

As a Mechanical Maintenance Specialist, you will regularly perform mechanical maintenance of field and plant equipment and facilities.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • SupportPlant and Field Operations

  • Delivermaintenance support for projects

  • Provideoversight of the plant shop, and maintenance tools

  • Supportthe DuPont Production System, Process Safety Management and the locationsafety effort

  • Conductseasonal prep work including preparing equipment and scheduling materials

  • Assureproper set-up, calibration, operation, and preventative maintenance ofequipment, machines, and facilities

  • Completeground maintenance as needed

  • Maintain detailed equipment records and prints


The following are required:

  • Oneto three (1-3) years of related maintenance work

  • Highschool diploma or equivalent

  • Willingand able to work in a variety of areas (field, plant, warehouse)

  • Willingand able to climb and/or work in elevated areas; standing and sitting forextended periods

  • Willingand able to work both outdoors and indoors in hot, cold, wet and dryconditions

  • Willingand able to lift up to 50 lbs. and complete work that involvesrepetitive motion and/or repetitive lifting

  • Positionhas potential exposure to hazards such as electric shock or moving parts

  • Willingnessand ability to work overtime hours including weekend work required duringseasonal peaks

  • Validdriver’s license and reliable transportation

  • Problemsolving skills, conflict resolution skills, and teamwork skills

  • Excellentverbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills

  • Beginninglevel computer skills

The following are preferred:

  • Knowledgeof production agriculture and associated machinery

  • Basiclevel of building electrical systems knowledge

  • Knowledgeof heating/cooling, refrigeration, security, materials handling equipment(i.e., conveyors, elevator legs, packaging equipment, etc.) or othermechanical/electrical systems

  • Ableto adjust quickly to changing conditions and multiple priorities

  • Detailoriented

  • Problemsolving skills

  • Millwrightskills

  • Truckand forklift driving skills

  • Knowledgeof engine and hydraulic repair and test equipment

We are excited to announce that Corteva Agriscience™ is the name of the new Agriculture Division of DowDuPont™. We are bringing together DuPont Crop Protection, DuPont Pioneer and Dow AgroSciences to create a market-shaping, standalone agriculture company with leading positions in seed technologies, crop protection and digital agriculture. We will work across the global agriculture value chain to create a more efficient food system.

At Corteva Agriscience™, we seek to enrich the lives of those who produce and those who consume. This means we will help rejuvenate the agricultural ecosystem to support people and the planet and to ensure progress for generations to come.

Primary Location: NA-United States-Missouri-New Madrid

Organization: Pioneer

Schedule: Full-time

Education Level: High School Diploma/GED (±11 years)

Employee Status: Regular

Job Type: Entry Level

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