Corteva Agriscience Production Technician in Constantine, Michigan
Are you ready to grow your career and take on a new challenge? We have an exciting opportunity for a Production Technician to join our Constantine, MI Corteva Agriscience facility. No matter what your role, you will be part of a team that is building the future of agriculture – solving the world’s food problems through innovation, technology, and putting people first.
Let’s peek at how you can grow your wellbeing, health, and future at Corteva.
Strike a better work-life balance with robust time off benefits; new hires start with 4 weeks off each year . We also have excellent paid maternity, paternal and family illness leave.
Prepare for your future with our competitive retirement savings plan, tuition reimbursement program, and more.
Enjoy access to health benefits for you and your family on your first day of employment .
And much, much more!
Responsibilities-What You Will Do:
As a Production Technician, 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 preparation, receiving, etc.
Conditioning activities such as sizing, gravity operation, bagging, palletizing, etc.
Return and rework activities
Field management activities such as scouting and 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
Requirements- What You Will Bring:
High School diploma or GED equivalent and one year of lab, scheduling, administrative, manufacturing or agriculture related experience.
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 and shifts as needed.
Willingness to work as a team and be proactive in communicating concerns, best practices and mastering changes that will improve overall team performance.
Attention to detail and problem-solving skills.
Time management skills including proactive work ethic and utilizing a sense of urgency.
Ability to work independently, multitask and maintain an organized workplace.
Computer aptitude including use of Microsoft Outlook, Excel and Word.
The following are preferred:
Knowledge of lean manufacturing principles such as 5S, Continuous Improvement and Standardized Work.
Knowledge of production agriculture and production plant operations.
Knowledge of field equipment.
SAP or similar Enterprise Resource Planning software to manage data processing.
Take the next step to #GrowWhatMatters in your career with Corteva and apply today.
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
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