DuPont Production Operator ($750 Sign-On Bonus!) in Reinbeck, Iowa
Production Operator ($750 Sign-On Bonus!) (Job Number: 200326W-01)
Corteva Agriscience™, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont™ has an exciting opportunity for Production Operators to join our company at our commercial corn production facility in Reinbeck, IA. Corteva Agriscience™, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont™ offers an excellent benefits package that begins on your first day of employment. This includes a generous 401k match, health and dental insurance, 15 days of vacation, a variable bonus plan, and much more!
In this role, you will perform a variety of tasks associated with general plant operations, warehousing, and field activities that will evolve with each season throughout the year. You will be responsible for setting up and monitoring highly automated equipment for various processes such as harvest, conditioning, treating, packaging, warehousing, and shipping. Automation and computerized systems are utilized in our operations; computers and iPads are utilized.
During peak season (September-March) the Reinbeck production plant runs a 24/6 or 24/7 schedule based on demand. Shift hours can be 8 to 12 hours depending on which schedule is utilized. Our operations stagger down to one shift during summer months. Six day weeks and extended hours are often required during our detassling season in July.
Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
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
The following are required:
High School Diploma/GED
Minimum of one year of on-the-job experience in any field
Must possess a Valid Driver’s license and may be required to obtain a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) in the future
Willing and able to work in a variety of areas (field, plant, warehouse)
Willing and able to stand and sit for extended periods
Willing and able to work both outdoors and indoors in hot, cold, wet, and dry conditions
Willing and able to lift up to 50 lbs. and complete work that involves repetitive motion and/or repetitive lifting or without reasonable accommodation
Willingness and ability to work overtime hours and shift work including weekend work required during seasonal peaks
Willingness to work as a team and be proactive in communicating concerns and accepting of change
Attention to detail and problem-solving skills
Proactive work ethic and good time management skills
Ability to work independently, multitask, and maintain an organized workplace
The following are preferred:
Knowledge of lean manufacturing principles such as 5S, Continuous Improvement and Standardized Work are a plus
Willing and able to climb and/or work in elevated areas
Forklift operation experience
Knowledge of field equipment desired
WMS and SAP system experience
Good verbal and interpersonal communication skills
Computer aptitude including use of Microsoft Outlook, Excel, and Word
We are excited to announce that Corteva Agriscience™ is the name of the new Agriculture Division of DowDuPont™. We are bringing together DuPont Crop Protection, DuPont Pioneer and Dow AgroSciences to create a market-shaping, standalone agriculture company with leading positions in seed technologies, crop protection and digital agriculture. We will work across the global agriculture value chain to create a more efficient food system.
At Corteva Agriscience™, we seek to enrich the lives of those who produce and those who consume. This means we will help rejuvenate the agricultural ecosystem to support people and the planet and to ensure progress for generations to come.
Primary Location: NA-United States-Iowa-Reinbeck
Education Level: High School Diploma/GED (±11 years)
Employee Status: Regular
Job Type: Entry Level
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