DescriptionValdosta Manufacturing site has an exciting opportunity for Production Operators to join Corteva Agriscience, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont. In this role, you will operate the processes of the manufacturing unit to meet safety, environmental, production, yield, and quality requirements. As you move through levels of responsibility to fulfil the role of a Production Operator, your opportunity to grow and develop your career with our business increases! At the Valdosta Crop Protection production facility, we are committed to looking for solutions in everything we do. Our mission calls for using innovation to solve problems, reduce operating costs, improve reliability, and reduce our environmental footprint. Our Lets Solve manifesto reminds us of our purpose and the value of our work. 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! We welcome candidates from all industries 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 history. Please ensure you attach an updated copy of your resume with your application for full consideration. This position will be responsible for, but not limited to, the following: Take and record process data (pressure, temperature, flow rates, etc.) in order to monitor and evaluate process status. Read, interpret, and follow oral and written instructions such as operations' guidelines, plant orders, standard operating conditions, and operating procedures in order to properly operate the unit. Follow all prescribed safety and environmental practices in order to prevent injuries, prevent incidents, and ensure compliance with all environmental regulations. Select and wear proper personal protective equipment (hard hat, safety glasses, steel toed shoes, fall protection equipment, acid suit, respiratory equipment, etc.) in order to prevent personal injury. Operate process equipment using varied process controls such as manual, pneumatic, PLC and DCS systems in order to keep the process operating under normal conditions. Connect process and utility hoses with or without tools as appropriate while wearing the necessary personal protective equipment in order to maintain the correct flow of the process. Handle, change out and pack both hazardous and non-hazardous materials wearing personal protective equipment in order to manage inventories without exposure or release to the environment. Perform chemical equipment breaks and vessel entries following site safety procedures and wearing personal protective equipment in order to do maintenance and safety inspections on equipment. Perform minor maintenance work using hand tools in order to maintain equipment. Operate mobile equipment such as forklift. Operate process equipment such as reactors, columns, compressors, pumps, etc. in order to make quality product and meet business needs. Collect and analyze process samples using lab methods and equipment for process control in order to verify product quality. Perform routine inspections on safety equipment, ladders, and process equipment in order to ensure that they are maintained in good working order. Keep work area clean and orderly in order to prevent safety hazards. Use computer based communications, data-tracking and reporting systems such as, e-mail, Hazcom, SAP, etc. in order to monitor process data, access information and initiate work systems. Actively participates in 6 Sigma and Lean Manufacturing Quality systems in order to improve the manufacturing process. Serves as one of the Star-Point roles, i.e., Personnel, Operations, Safety, Environmental, Training, etc. in order to provide support to the business. Serve as operations' representative for Process Hazards Analysis in order to provide operations point of view into the process. Interact with maintenance personnel in order to repair/adjust process equipment in an expedient and effective manner.QualificationsThe following are required: High School Diploma/GED2-3 years of related work experience in manufacturing, production, operations, warehousing, military operations, or related fieldBasic Microsoft Office and computer skills (i.e. ability to retrieve and enter data in a database, navigate the internet for safety training, and provide email correspondence)Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide using percentages and decimals to utilize the Metric/English system for measurementAbility to read, comprehend, and follow oral and written procedures and instructionsWilling and able to work safely and follow all safety policies and proceduresWilling and able to climb stairs and/or work in elevated areasWilling and able to stand and walk for extended periods (i.e. 7-9 or more hours per day)Willing and able to work shift work (i.e. 8, 10, 12 hour rotating shifts) and weekends, holidays, and overtime as needed to meet business needsWilling and able to work both outdoors and indoors in hot, cold, wet and dry conditionsWilling and able to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), such as respirators, hard hats, safety glasses, hearing protection, gloves, and steel-toed safety shoesWilling and able to lift up to 50 pounds and complete work that involves repetitive motion (i.e. bending/stooping/kneeling) and/or repetitive lifting with or without reasonable accommodation The following are preferred: Associates or Trade/Technical school two year degree 5+ years of manufacturing or related experience 4+ years of Military experience Hazardous materials training Forklift Experience and/or Certified Basic computer skills Candidates with 10+years of manufacturing experience and additional skill set will be considered with compensationApply for this job.