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Facility Technician II - Diesel Tech


Alva, FL, South United States, USA



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Plant & Soil Sciences, Seed & Biotechnology

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Full Time

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Syngenta is a global leader in agriculture; rooted in science and dedicated to bringing plant potential to life. Each of our 28,000 employees in more than 90 countries work together to solve one of humanity’s most pressing challenges: growing more food with fewer resources. A diverse workforce and an inclusive workplace environment are enablers of our ambition to be the most collaborative and trusted team in agriculture. Our employees reflect the diversity of our customers, the markets where we operate and the communities which we serve. No matter what your position, you will have a vital role in safely feeding the world and taking care of our planet. Join us and help shape the future of agriculture.


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We invite you to help us shape the future of agriculture. At Syngenta, we believe every employee has a role to play in safely feeding the world and taking care of our planet. To support that challenge, the Seeds Facilities Team is currently seeking an experienced Facility Technician in Alva, FL.


You will help shape the future of agriculture by:

    Supports all aspects of the Alva farm maintenance programs and activities. Design and Implement a Preventative Maintenance Program Conduct scheduled and emergency facility and equipment repairs. Must understand and practice activities within all company and regulatory safe work requirements and regulations.


    Perform PM’s on all equipment ensuring that all equipment is maintained, and that the PM’s ensure safe operation of the equipment at all times. Identify equipment requiring maintenance, repair, or replacement Operate within all regulatory and HSES guidelines, processes and protocols, to ensuring a safe working environment. Participate in company’s HSES programs, trainings and procedures Provide effective feedback to stakeholders on progress of repairs and maintenance Ensure that quality performance standards are met Maintain the safe and reliable operation of all farm equipment, including the water treatment operations Continual communications to key stake holders and status of equipment and repairs.



    Minimum of a High School Diploma or GED Well versed in safe work regulations, including but not restricted to; Lockout Tag-Out, Ladder safety, PPE and Quality requirements. 3-5 years’ experience with providing maintenance on a wide range farm equipment Construction and Operational equipment Must be able to repair/rebuild and diagnose diesel- and gas-powered equipment accurately and efficiently Diagnose and repair 12,24,36,48-volt D/C electrical systems Experienced with drivetrain diagnostics repair and replacement, brakes, differentials, PTO, and axles. Detailed knowledge and experience with both diaphragm and piston type pumps Possess a solid understand hydraulic systems and be able to diagnose and repair both open and closed loop systems. Computer experience with Windows Office programs, eMaint or other maintenance programs. Must have a valid driver license in good standings and the ability/willingness to participation in the rotating On-Call maintenance program Must be able to wear respirator. Ability to carry 25 lbs. for up to 15 minutes Must be able to work flexible work hours when required, including nights and weekends Must be authorized to work for Syngenta in the United States without work authorization sponsorship

Preferred Requirements

    Associates Degree or higher with a heavy focus on Agricultural equipment maintenance and repair.

What We Offer:

    Full Benefit Package Medical, Dental & Vision that starts the same day you do 401k plan with company match, Profit Sharing & Retirement Savings Contribution Paid Vacation, 12 Paid Holidays, Maternity and Paternity Leave, Education Assistance, Wellness Programs, Corporate Discounts among others A culture that promotes work/life balance, celebrates diversity and offers numerous family-oriented events throughout the year


Syngenta is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.


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Job Post Date: 03/09/22
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