Corteva Agriscience Production Technician in Doniphan, Nebraska
The Role & Local Community:
We care about you and we care that you're comfortable. While there's no place like home, Corteva comes close. At Corteva Agriscience, you will help us grow what’s next. 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. We have an exciting opportunity for a Production Technician ($750 Sign-On Bonus!) to join our company at our Doniphan, NE production facility. At Doniphan, we produce and package hybrid Seed Corn. We offer all the benefits that a Fortune 500 company has to offer while also providing a small-town atmosphere, and a community feel. The inclusive, motivated team in Doniphan offers a safe and innovative work environment that allows for personal and professional growth. We welcome candidates who want to grow their career with us! We are looking for candidates who take initiative, love to learn, work hard, and have stable work history. Candidates from all industry backgrounds are encouraged to apply! Please ensure you attach an updated copy of your resume with your application for full consideration.
Let’s peek at how you can grow your wellbeing, health, and future at Corteva!
Enjoy competitive wages ranging from $19 to $21 per hour based on qualifications, education, and experience.
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!
Want better work-life balance than 24/7 year-round widget manufacturing allows? Then join us! Only during peak season (September-March) this plant runs a 24/6 or a 24/7 schedule based on demand. Shift hours can be 8 or 12 hours depending on which schedule is utilized.
Responsibilities – What You Will Do:
How will you help us grow? It matters to us, and it matters to you!
Harvest activities such as preparation, husk sort oversight, drying, shelling etc.
Conditioning activities such as sizing, gravity operation, packaging, palletizing, etc.
Return and rework activities.
Field management activities such as scouting, 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 – Who You Are:
What expertise have you grown? What do you bring to the table?
You have proactive work ethic and good time management skills.
You value health and safety! You will always work safely and follow all safety policies and procedures to ensure you and your colleagues go home safely every day.
You look at problems as an opportunity to find a solution and love solving them!
You value working as a team, are proactive, communicate concerns, and are accepting of change.
You can work independently, multitask, and maintain an organized workplace.
You have your High School Diploma or GED.
You are seasoned in the working-world and have at least one year of on-the-job experience in any field.
You have a valid Driver’s license so you are able to drive a company vehicle to field locations when needed.
Chilly warehouse? Dusty fields? No problem! You love to get out there and work hard in different environments!
You are also 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.
You understand that delivering to our customers on-time keeps us viable and are willing and able to work a rotating shift and work overtime hours including weekend work required during seasonal peaks to support achieving those goals.
Preferences – It Would Be Great If You Have:
At least one year of experience and/or education in operations, manufacturing, agriculture or warehousing.
Knowledge of lean manufacturing principles such as 5S, Continuous Improvement and Standardized Work.
Forklift operation experience.
Knowledge of production agriculture and production plant operations.
WMS and SAP system experience.
Good verbal and interpersonal communication skills.
Computer aptitude including use of Microsoft Outlook, Excel, and Word.
Ready to grow your perspectives, impact and career? Start by applying to this opportunity 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