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Production Technician

Company: Corteva, Inc.
Location: Woodland
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:


!!NOW OFFERING $750.00 sign on bonus!!

Corteva Agriscience is seeking a Production Technician to join our team at the Woodland, CA production facility. Our Woodland team grows, processes, packages, and ships hybrid sunflower seeds for our European and North American markets. Our tasks vary through the year following the agriculture cycle, so you will never get bored. We are looking for candidates who are interested in progressing in our organization to leader roles, take initiative, love to learn, work hard, and have a stable work history. Candidates from all industry backgrounds are encouraged to apply!

The Woodland production location runs various production schedules during peak season, August through March each year. This includes but is not limited to the following:

* 24/7 operations, running 8, 10 or 12 hour shifts utilizing four teams.
* 24/6 operations, running 8 hour shifts utilizing three teams.
* During off-season, the site typically runs an 8-hour day shift schedule with occasional overtime when needed.

Please note there is NO relocation allowance or visa sponsorship available for this position.


Let's peek at how you can grow your wellbeing, health, and future at Corteva!

* Enjoy competitive wages 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 generous retirement savings plan, tuition reimbursement program, and more.
* Enjoy access to health benefits for you and your family on your VERY FIRST day of employment.
* And much, much more!

Responsibilities - What You Will Do:

How will you help us grow? It matters to us, and it matters to you!

* Perform a variety of tasks associated with general plant operations, warehousing, and field activities that will evolve with each season throughout the year.
* Harvest activities such as preparation, receiving, drying, etc.
* Conditioning activities such as sizing, gravity operation, packaging, palletizing, etc.
* Return and rework activities.
* Field management activities such as planting, isolation, rouging, field maintenance.
* Warehousing activities including forklift operation, collecting samples, pooling, etc.
* Data collection for continuous improvement projects.
* Provide production support.
* Perform preventative maintenance.
* Various other duties as assigned.


Requirements - Who You Are:

What expertise have you grown? What do you bring to the table?

* You love having variety in your work, working hard and staying busy!
* You want to work somewhere where you can make a difference in the world!
* Growing your skills and your career is extremely important to you and you're looking for a company like Corteva where you have the opportunity to do just that!
* You have your High School Diploma/GED OR are willing and able to obtain your GED within 6 months of hire as a condition of employment.
* You are solutions focused. When you see a problem, you look for a way to fix it.
* You have experience with computers and mobile devices.
* You have a valid US driver's license, so you will be able to drive company vehicles on-assignment when needed.
* 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 standards.
* Chilly warehouse? Dusty field inspections? No problem! You love to get out there and be in the heart of operations with your team and work hard!
* You always are willing to help out and physical work isn't a problem for you---Passing by a team member struggling to lift something? Safety is your top priority and you are willing and able to lift up to 50 pounds 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.

It Would Be Great If You Have:

* Knowledge of lean manufacturing principles such as 5S, Continuous Improvement and Standardized Work.
* Knowledge of production agriculture and production plant operations.
* Forklift operation experience.
* Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel experience.
* SAP/ERP experience.

Ready to grow your perspectives, impact and career? We seek applicants from all backgrounds to ensure we get the best, most creative talent on our team. Start by applying to this opportunity today!

Corteva Agriscience--- is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to boldly embracing the power of inclusion, diversity, and equity to enrich the lives of our employees and strengthen the performance of our company, while advancing equity in agriculture. 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. Discrimination, harassment and retaliation are inconsistent with our values and will not be tolerated. If you require 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

To all recruitment agencies: Corteva does not accept unsolicited third party resumes and is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

Keywords: Corteva, Inc., Woodland , Production Technician, Professions , Woodland, California

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