Corteva Agriscience Production Technician ($750 Sign-On Bonus) in New Madrid, Missouri
Corteva Agriscience™ has an exciting opportunity for a Production Technician to join our company at our New Madrid, MO production facility. Corteva 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.
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.
Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
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
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
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.
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