DuPont Production Operator ($750 Sign-On Bonus!) in Litchfield, Illinois

Production Operator ($750 Sign-On Bonus!) (Job Number: 193136W-01)


Corteva Agriscience™, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont™ has an exciting opportunity for a Production Operator to join our company at our Litchfield, IL multi-crop wheat and soybean production facility. This is a full-time, year round career opportunity to join our growing, market-leading organizationand play a part in the mission of feeding the world.

The Litchfield team is cooperative and gets along well. We care about the well-being and safety of our team members so we work together to ensure everyone goes home safe and sound every day. 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!

If you are a fast learner, with a stable job history or a recent trade school, Associate’s degree, or Bachelor’s degree graduate, then this is the perfect opportunity for you to launch your career. Apply online today with an updated copy of your resume. We look forward to reviewing your application.

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 aspreparation

  • Conditioning activities such asgravity operation, packaging, palletizing, etc.

  • Return and rework activities

  • Box wash activities

  • Field management activitiessuch as scouting, field maintenance

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

  • Gathering data for future aidin continuous improvement projects

  • Various other duties asassigned by supervisor


The following are required:

  • High School diploma or GEDequivalent required

  • 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 and coldconditions

  • Willing and able to lift up to 55lbs. and complete work that involves repetitive motion and/or repetitivelifting

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

The following are preferred:

  • Associate's or Bachelor’s degree is highly preferred

  • Manufacturing, warehousing, operations, production,agriculture, orrelated work experience

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

  • Knowledge of agricultural field equipment desired

  • 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-Illinois-Litchfield

Organization: Pioneer

Schedule: Full-time

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

Employee Status: Regular

Job Type: Entry Level

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