Field Production Technician

In by Melissa

May 18, 2023
Lethbridge, Canada
Estimated at $45.9k-$58.1k a year
  • Lethbridge


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Corteva Agriscience is seeking a Field/Plant Production Technician to join our team. At Corteva we value teamwork and safety. Our team is like a family and whoever joins us can be sure that they will be welcomed into a group of individuals who work together, are fair and equitable, and support each other.

Join a company that is driven by our beliefs and our purpose, which is to enrich the lives of those who produce and those who consume, ensuring progress for generations to come.


What You'll Do:

  • Work and interact directly with seed canola growers in the summer
  • Activities related to seed canola production, management of grower relations, supervision of planting
  • Perform tasks associated with harvest, conditioning and treat/packaging, some general repair and maintenance, as directed by supervisor.
    • Harvest activities from receiving to storage
    • Conditioning activities such as cleaning and sizing, treating and packaging, palletizing, wrapping and sampling
    • Shipping/receiving, interplant movement, rework, warehousing, and inventory management of bagged and bulk seed, including the safe operation of forklifts
  • Compliance with Work Instructions and Quality Plan requirements
  • Complete and maintain appropriate records, documents, or reports such as quality, safety, grower, and inventory records.


What Skills You Need:

  • Education: High School Diploma/GED OR are willing and able to obtain your GED within one (1) year of hire as a condition of employment
  • Knowledge of production agriculture
  • Valid Driver's License
  • Ability to adjust quickly to changing conditions and anticipate needs
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, reliability, work accuracy, and timeliness
  • Ability to work autonomously with limited supervision
  • Compliant and engaged with safe work mindset and behavior
  • Competent computer skills
  • Willingness to work both outdoors and indoors in hot, cold, wet, dry, and dusty conditions
  • Ability to climb and/or work in elevated areas; standing and sitting for extended periods
  • Position involves repetitive motion and/or repetitive lifting up to 60 lbs
  • Willing and able to work overtime/weekends/holidays when needed
  • Willing and able to work shift work

What Makes You Stand Out:

  • Two-year agricultural diploma or bachelor's degree
  • High School Diploma with knowledge and experience working with canola
  • Experience in light industrial, manufacturing, seed cleaning and handling, or warehouse

Benefits – How We'll 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 you and your family on your first day of employment
  • Four weeks of paid time off and two weeks of well-being pay per year, plus paid holidays
  • Excellent parental leave which includes a minimum of 16 weeks for mother and father
  • Future planning with our competitive retirement savings plan and tuition reimbursement program
  • Check out life at Corteva!

Relocation assistance not offered for this position.
VISA Sponsorship is (not) available for this position.

This positions is required to work in office.

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