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Production Technician

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Job Title: Production Technician
Location: Lethbridge, AB, Western Canada, Canada
Company: Corteva
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Plant & Soil Sciences, Seed and Biotechnology
Career Type: Manufacturing/Production
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
Salary: 0
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Come join our growing,world-class agriculture team! We are the worlds leading developer and supplierof advanced plant genetics, providing high-quality seeds to farmers around the world. We offer a variety of career opportunities ranging from general plantoperations and field activities to management and leadership. 


We're currentlyrecruiting for several Production Technicians to join our team in Lethbridge,Alberta.  In the Production Technician role, you will be deeplyintegrated with our safety culture that values recognition and continuousimprovement.  You will have a variety of responsibilities throughoutthe year, which gives you exposure to, and knowledge of, many areas of our business. You will join a team that provides a strong training program and foundation toadvance your career in a variety of areas including Agronomy, OperationsManagement/Leadership, and more!


Were offering astarting wage of $20+ per hour and comprehensive flex benefits with agenerous defined contribution pension plan, vacation, company-paid holidays,and more. 


The ProductionTechnician role has a variety of responsibilities including the following:

  • Work and interact directly with canola seed growers in the summer
  • Perform responsibilities associated with general plant operations from receiving seed to shipping packaged seed at the Lethbridge Plant
  • Operation of various types of plant equipment such as sizing, gravity operation, spiral separators, seed treatment
  • applicators, packaging equipment
  • Conditioning activities such as cleaning and sizing, treating and packaging, palletizing, wrapping and sampling
  • Could involve process orders, tag printing, grading, data entry and documentation of government records
  • Shipping/receiving, interplant movement, rework, warehousing, and inventory management of bagged and bulk seed, including the safe operation of forklifts
  • Harvest activities from receiving to storage
  • Compliance with Work Instructions and Quality Plan requirements
  • Repair and maintenance on plant equipment as required
  • Overtime hours including weekend and shift work required during seasonal peaks


The following arerequired:

  • High school diploma or equivalent and valid Class 5 driver's license
  • Willingness and ability to possibly cover the overnight shift (11pm -7:30am) from approximately October through March
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, reliability, work accuracy, and timeliness
  • Competent computer skills
  • Organization
  • Ability to work autonomously with limited supervision
  • Ability to climb and/or work in elevated areas, standing and sitting for extended periods
  • Repetitive lifting up to 60 pounds, with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Willingness to work both outdoors and indoors in hot, cold, wet, dry, and dusty conditions

The following arepreferred:

  • Post-secondary education related to agriculture or related field of study
  • Experience in light industrial, manufacturing, field production/farming, seed cleaning and handling, or warehouse
  • Knowledge of production agriculture and production plant operations

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Job Post Date: 08/22/19
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