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DuPont Pioneer
5311 Highway 7
Aurelia, Iowa 51005

Location: Cherokee, Iowa
Experience: Less than 1 year
Education: High School
Wage: Hourly
Type: Full Time
Shift: Open
Open: 05/18/2017
Close: 07/18/2017

Seed Lab/Production Technician
Job Description

DuPont Pioneer has an exciting opportunity for a Seed Lab/Production Technician to join our team in Cherokee, Iowa.

In this role, you will perform a variety of tasks in a seed lab environment including collecting and processing samples as well as data entry. Come grow your career with Pioneer, where you’ll have opportunities to nurture your passion and use your talents to help solve some of the biggest challenges facing the world today.

Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
•Sample collection and distribution
•Clerical work including scanning bar codes, creating spreadsheets, processing orders, printing
•Navigating and inputting R3 transaction codes
•Follow crop packaging requirements and initiate and maintain packaging documentation
•Seed lab environment includes handling of seed, kernel counting, data control, and records management
•Various other duties as assigned by supervisor
•Ability to work in various areas including the field, plant, warehouse, and lab

Job Qualifications

The following are required:
•High School diploma or GED
•Accuracy and attention to detail
•Intermediate computer skills including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel)
•Driver’s License
•Willing and able to work in a variety of areas (field, plant, warehouse, lab)
•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 work shift work and overtime hours including weekend work required during seasonal peaks

The following are preferred:
•Knowledge of lean manufacturing principles such as 5S, Continuous Improvement and Standardized Work
•Good verbal and interpersonal communication skills
•Teamwork skills
•Lab experience
•SAP experience

DuPont Pioneer 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!