DuPont Production Technician ($500 Sign-On Bonus!) in Jackson, Minnesota

Production Technician ($500 Sign-On Bonus!) (Job Number: 190963W-01)

Description

Come join our work family in Jackson, MN! We provide a safe, healthy work environment to ensure you go back to your home family the same way you came into work every day!

Are you tired of running across 24/5 shifts year-round in your current manufacturing role? The seasonality of our business offers us the amazing perk that we stagger down to one shift during our non-peak parts of the season, so come join our team and enjoy summers with your family and friends!

DuPont Pioneer has an exciting opportunity for Production Technicians to join our company at our Jackson, MN soybean production facility. DuPont Pioneer 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!

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.

Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Harvest activities such as receiving, bin sampling, etc.

  • Conditioning activities such as pre-cleaning, gravity operation, bagging, palletizing, etc.

  • Return and rework activities

  • Field management activities such as inspections, field maintenance

  • 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

The following are required:

  • High School diploma or GED

  • Must possess a valid driver's license and may be required to obtain a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) in the future

  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel)

  • Problem solving and troubleshooting skills

  • 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

  • Willingness and ability to work overtime hours including weekend work required during seasonal peaks

The following are preferred:

  • Forklift experience

  • Experience with safety programs

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

  • Knowledge of field equipment

  • Good verbal and interpersonal communication skills

  • Teamwork skills

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-Minnesota-Jackson

Organization: Pioneer

Schedule: Full-time

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

Employee Status: Regular

Job Type: Entry Level

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