Production Technician


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Job Title: Production Technician
Location: Chatham, ON, Central Canada, Canada
Company: Corteva
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Plant & Soil Sciences, Seed & Biotechnology
Career Type: Manufacturing/Production
Job Type: Full Time

Job Description:

Description


Who are we, and what do we do?
At Corteva Agriscience, you will help us grow what’s next. No matter your role, you will be part of a team that is building the future of agriculture – leading breakthroughs in the innovation and application of science and technology that will better the lives of people all over the world and fuel the progress of humankind.

Hourly wage starting at $21.00/hour + benefits, paid vacation & more!

Position Overview:

Are you ready to grow your career and take on a new challenge? If so, our Production Technician full-time role may be the perfect opportunity for you here at our Chatham Production Facility.

Our unique production location offers the opportunity to impact our business and customers by producing premium products of corn. Plus, with the variation of tasks in our operations by season, you will have the opportunity to continuously learn, contribute your ideas, and take steps to advance your career.
 
Responsibilities:
What Will You Do?

  • Harvest activities involved from green corn receiving to shelling and bulk storage.
  • 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.
  • Treating activities involved with the treatment of corn, soybeans and wheat.
  • Shipping/receiving, interplant movement, warehousing, and inventory management of bulk and bagged seed, including safe and efficient operation of forklift.
  • Return and rework activities from sorting to repackaging.
  • Repair and maintenance on plant equipment as required.
  • Will include operation and use of PLC equipment and forklift.
  • Compliance with safety and quality standards.

Qualifications


Requirements: What You’ll Bring

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Competent computer skills
  • Must be mechanically inclined, organized, self-motivated, flexible, and able to work with limited supervision
  • Ability to climb and/or work in elevated areas; standing and sitting for extended periods
  • Willingness to work both outdoors and indoors in hot, cold, wet and dry conditions
  • Must be willing and able to work Shift Hours
  • Ability to work overtime hours including weekend work required during seasonal peaks
  • Valid Class "G" driver's license
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds

The following are preferred:

  • Knowledge of production agriculture and production plant operations.

Benefits:

Let’s peek at how you can grow your well-being, health, and future at Corteva!

  • Strike a better work-life balance with robust time off benefits including 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!

Ready to grow your perspectives, impact and career? Start by applying to this opportunity today.

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Job Post Date: 10/31/21
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