DuPont Production Operator ($750 Sign-On Bonus!) in Reinbeck, Iowa

Production Operator ($750 Sign-On Bonus!) (Job Number: 194628W-01)

Description

Corteva Agriscience™, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont™ has an exciting opportunity for Production Operators to join our company at our commercial corn production facility in Reinbeck, IA. 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, warehousing, 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, packaging, warehousing, and shipping. Automation and computerized systems are utilized in our operations; computers and iPads are utilized.

During peak season (September-March) the Reinbeck 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. Our operations stagger down to one shift during summer months. Six day weeks and extended hours are often required during our detassling season in July.

Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Harvest activities such as preparation, husk sortoversight, drying, shelling etc.

  • Conditioning activities such as sizing, gravityoperation, packaging, palletizing, etc.

  • Return and rework activities

  • Field management activities such as scouting, fieldmaintenance

  • Warehousing activities including forklift operation,collecting samples, pooling, etc.

  • Gathering data for future aid in continuous improvementprojects

  • Various other duties as assigned by supervisor

Qualifications

The following are required:

  • High School Diploma/GED

  • Minimum of one year of on-the-job experience inany field

  • Must possess a Valid Driver’s license and may berequired to obtain a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) in the future

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

  • Willing and able to stand and sit 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 completework that involves repetitive motion and/or repetitive lifting or withoutreasonable accommodation

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

  • Willingness to work as a team and be proactive incommunicating concerns and accepting of change

  • Attention to detail and problem-solving skills

  • Proactive work ethic and good time management skills

  • Ability to work independently, multitask, and maintainan organized workplace

The following are preferred:

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

  • Willing and able to climb and/or work in elevated areas

  • Forklift operation experience

  • Knowledge of field equipment desired

  • WMS and SAP system experience

  • Good verbal and interpersonal communication skills

  • Teamwork skills

  • Computer aptitude including use of Microsoft Outlook, Excel, and Word

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-Reinbeck

Organization: Pioneer

Schedule: Full-time

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

Employee Status: Regular

Job Type: Entry Level

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