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Corteva Agriscience Production Technician (Weekly Pay) in New Madrid, Missouri

Description

Are you interested in a fulltime job with a Fortune 100 company? If so, our New Madrid production site is hiring two (2) Production Technicians that may be the perfect opportunity for you. Here at Corteva Agriscience, we are growing what’s next by building the future of agriculture – leading breakthroughs in the innovation and application of both science and technology (that’s where you come in!) that will better the lives of people all over the world and fuel the progress of mankind.

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.

During peak season (September-April) the New Madrid production plant runs a 24/6 or 24/7 schedule based on demand. Shift hours can be 8 to 12 hours depending on which schedule is utilized. During summertime months, the plant staggers down to day shifts running 5-8’s Monday through Friday & evening shifts running 4-10's Monday through Thursday. Shift schedules may vary and are based on demand plans and scheduling.

Benefits:

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

  • Position includes a $500 sign-on bonus paid out immediately

  • 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

  • Starting payrate between $19-$20 per hour wage paid weekly

  • Enjoy access to health benefits for you and your family on your first day of employment

  • And much, much more

Responsibilities: What Will You Do?

  • Harvest activities such as preparation, drying, receiving etc.

  • Conditioning activities such as sizing, gravity operation, bagging, palletizing, etc.

  • Return and rework activities

  • Field management activities

  • 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

Qualifications

What Expertise Have You Grown? What is Required from you?

  • High School diploma/GED

  • Minimum of one year of on-the-job experience in manufacturing, production, operations, agriculture or related field

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license

  • 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

The following are preferred:

  • Knowledge of lean manufacturing principles such as 5S, Continuous Improvement and Standardized Work are a plus

  • Knowledge of field equipment desired

  • Good verbal and interpersonal communication skills

  • Teamwork skills

Take the next step to #GrowWhatMatters in your career with Corteva and apply today. We look forward to seeing your application.

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.

#GrowWhatMatters

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

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