DuPont Production Technician in Johnston, Iowa

Production Technician (Job Number: 193736W-01)

Description

Corteva Agriscience™, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont™, has an exciting opportunity for a Production Technician to join our company at our Johnston, IA parent corn production facility.

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!

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:

  • Conditioning activities such assizing, gravity operation, bagging, palletizing, etc.

  • Return and rework activities

  • Warehousing activitiesincluding forklift operation, collecting samples, pooling, etc.

  • Gathering data for future aidin continuous improvement projects

  • Various other duties asassigned by supervisor

Qualifications

The following arerequired:

  • High School diploma or GED

  • Two years of on-the-job orrelated agricultural experience/education

  • Must possess a valid driver'slicense and may be required to obtain a Commercial Drivers License (CDL)in the future

  • Willing and able to work in avariety of areas (field, plant, warehouse)

  • Willing and able to climband/or work in elevated areas; standing and sitting for extended periods

  • Willing and able to work bothoutdoors and indoors in hot, cold, wet and dry conditions

  • Willing and able to lift up to50 lbs. and complete work that involves repetitive motion and/orrepetitive lifting

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

  • Strong computer and softwareskills

The following arepreferred:

  • Two year Associates or TradeSchool Degree/Diploma

  • Knowledge of lean manufacturingprinciples such as 5S, Continuous Improvement and Standardized Work are aplus

  • Good verbal and interpersonalcommunication 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-Iowa-Johnston

Organization: Pioneer

Schedule: Full-time

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

Employee Status: Regular

Job Type: Entry Level

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