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Production Technician

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Rush County

About the Role

At Corteva Agriscience, you will help us grow what is 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. Corteva has an exciting opportunity for Production Technicians to join our team at our Rushville, IN production facility. The Rushville site has semi-autonomous work teams implemented, so this is the perfect site for top performing candidates who are looking to grow or launch their career. If you want to collaborate with knowledgeable colleagues who take pride in their work and excel at everything they do, then this is the perfect opportunity for you! 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 and attendance history. Please ensure you attach an updated copy of your resume with your application for full consideration.
Starting wages range from $21 to $24 an hour!
The Rushville production location runs various production schedules during peak season, September through March each year. This includes but is not limited to the following:
running one to three 8–10-hour shifts (5-6 days per week, with 1-2 days off) rotating shifts with premium shift bonus.
During off-peak months, April through August, the site staggers down to an 8 hour day shift schedule with occasional overtime when needed. This provides a much better work-life balance than other manufacturing roles and opportunities!
What You will Do:
• Model Safety as the number one focus
• 100% safety steward of a designated program
• Seed corn harvest activities such as receiving, husk/sort, drying, shelling, and bulk operations.
• Process activities such as color sorting, sizing, gravity table, treating, packaging, and palletizing operations.
• Use of automation and computerized systems to perform work tasks (PLC, computers, and iPads)
• Return and rework activities.
• Monitor product quality and ensure activities meet the requirements of the quality plan.
• Warehousing activities including forklift operation, quality sampling, picking and pooling activities.
• Data collection for continuous improvement projects that are driven from Bottoms Up Planning.
• Facility and equipment maintenance task assignments
• Various other duties as assigned by supervisor.
Qualifications - External
• You have your High School Diploma/GED OR are willing and able to obtain your GED within 1 year of hire as a condition of employment.
• You have a valid US Driver’s License.
What Skills You Need:
• You are safety minded! You value the safety of yourself and your co-workers and will eagerly participate in safe work practices, on-the-job safety, and work safety programs.
• You love variety of tasks, enjoy working hard and staying busy!
• You possess good written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with internal and external customers.
• Growing your skills and your career is extremely important to you and you are looking for a company like Corteva where you have the opportunity to do just that!
• You are solutions focused! When you see a problem, you look for a way to fix it.
• You always are willing to help out and physical work is not a problem for you. You are willing and able to lift up to fifty pounds (50lbs) on occasion with or without reasonable accommodations to help your colleague and/or perform necessary job tasks!
• You understand that the company’s viability and performance is directly tied to your job security, so you are willing and able to work shift work and overtime including nights and weekends to meet business needs during peak season.
Benefits – How We will Support You:
• Numerous development opportunities offered to build your skills.
• Be part of a company with a higher purpose and contribute to making the world a better place.
• Health benefits for


About the Company

Corteva Agriscience

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