Corteva Agriscience?, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont? has an exciting opportunity for a Production Technician to join our company at our Laurinburg production facility in Maxton, NC. 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 and field activities for our soybean operations. Duties and responsibilities will evolve throughout the year. Depending on the season, the Laurinburg plant runs 24/7 (12 hour shifts, 3 days on, 4 days off, 4 days on, 3 days off), 24/5 (8 hour shifts, day, swing, and grave shifts), 16/5 or 10/5 (8-10 hour shifts, day and swing shifts), or four 10 hour shifts on days. Shift schedule and operational hours will vary depending on the time of year and customer demand.Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: General Plant Operations & Seed Field Activities:?Seed field planting and maintenance.?Return and rework activities.?Conditioning activities such as sizing, gravity operation, bagging, palletizing, etc.?Warehousing activities including forklift operation, collecting samples, pooling, etc.?General repair and maintenance activities.Instruction & Leadership: ?Occasionally instruct others and/or serve as lead person on job duties; may help coordinate work activities.?Identify and promptly communicate issues. Work collaboratively with team and management to resolve.?Provide continuous improvement input. Teamwork and Communications: ?Develop and maintain good communication and rapport with plant personnel, employees from other areas.?Participate in location meetings. ?Serve on plant teams as assigned.Risk Management: ?Attend safety meetings and complete required safety training. ?Manage risks during performance of job duties.?Recommend and implement safety and operational improvements.General Administration: ?Complete and maintain appropriate records, documents, or reports?Will perform minimal data entry on computer.?May periodically assist with other administrative duties (e.g., shipping assistance, etc.)?Conduct personal and professional development.?Train for cross-functional job duties. Qualifications:The following are required:?High School diploma/GED?One year of production, operations, manufacturing, agriculture, or related experience?Computer skills and experience?Must possess a valid driver's license and may be required to obtain a Commercial Drivers License (CDL) in the future. Positions requiring a CDL are subject to DOT drug and alcohol testing requirements?Willing and able to work in a variety of areas (field, plant, warehouse)?Willing and able to climb and/or work in elevated areas; standing and sitting 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?Willingness and ability to work overtime hours including weekend work required during seasonal peaks?Will require shift workThe following are preferred:?Associates degree or higher related to agriculture preferred?Knowledge of production agriculture and production plant operations desired ?Knowledge of field equipment desired?Ability to adjust quickly to changing conditions ?Good verbal and interpersonal communication skills ?Good safety habits and safety program experience?Basic level of PC skills desired ?Teamwork and collaboration with key stakeholders experienceWe 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.Apply for this job.