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Maintenance Technician - Mechanical


Litchfield, IL, Midwest United States, USA



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Plant & Soil Sciences, Seed & Biotechnology

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Who are we, and what do we do?
At Corteva Agriscience, we grow progress by putting farmers and consumers at the heart of agriculture, to help reshape the industry for the 21st century. We believe that the future of farming depends on aligning the food chain from end to end, so that we can work together to build agriculture into an industry that is more financially secure, sustainable, innovative and responsive. We are helping to shape an industry better able to understand and react to global market demands, that can effectively harness science, technology and innovation to optimize productivity, and which has the know-how and resources to help chart its own long-term success in the face of challenge and change


We care about you and we care that you're comfortable. While there's no place like home, Corteva comes close.
Corteva Agriscience has an exciting opportunity for a Maintenance Technician to join our company. Come join our team and enjoy top pay, top benefits, and a great work environment! We have a clean, high-quality facility and commit to the safety of all our team members, so we ensure employees go home safely to their families each day. We welcome candidates who want to grow their career with us! We are looking for employees who take initiative, love to learn, work hard, and have stable work history. Candidates from all industry backgrounds with maintenance and/or mechanical experience are encouraged to apply!

How will you help us grow? It matters to us, and it matters to you!

  • Support Plant Operations.
  • Deliver maintenance support for Capital projects.
  • Maintain Condition of the plant shop and maintenance tools.
  • Support Process Safety Management and location safety efforts.
  • Conduct seasonal prep work including Annual Preventative Maintenance, Repairs, and Improvements.
  • Assure proper set-up, calibration, operation, and preventative maintenance of equipment, machines, and facilities.
  • Complete grounds and facility maintenance as needed.
  • Utilize Predictive Maintenance tools to detect and remedy future machine failures.
  • Create, continually update, and train Preventative Maintenance plans for varied equipment.
  • Complete fabrication projects to improve plant processes.
  • Maintain detailed equipment records and prints.


What expertise have you grown? What do you bring to the table?

  • You have a High School Diploma/GED or higher.
  • You have 2-3+ years of industrial maintenance work experience or other related experience.
  • You have a valid driver’s license 
  • When you see a problem, you look at as an opportunity to find and implement a solution!
  • You enjoy working with people and have excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • You have beginning level computer skills or higher.
  • You understand that the site’s viability in reliably delivering to customers equals job security so you are able to be on call when needed to support plant operations. You are also willing and able to work overtime hours including weekend work required during seasonal peaks as well as shift work to meet business goals to serve our customers.
  • You are willing and able to perform the following with or without reasonable accommodation:
  • Work in a variety of areas (field, plant, warehouse).
  • climb and/or work in elevated areas.
  • stand and sit for extended periods.
  • Work both outdoors and indoors in hot, cold, wet and dry conditions.
  • Lift up to 50 lbs. and complete work that involves repetitive motion and/or repetitive lifting.
  • Valid drivers license 
  • Maintain detailed equipment records and prints.


  •  A Journeyman or Master Licensed Electrician.
  • PLC knowledge / Automation skills.
  •  Additional industrial maintenance work experience (to include production equipment – electrical, mechanical, hydraulics, instrumentation and controls, HVAC and general maintenance experience)

Let’s peek at how you can grow your wellbeing, health, and future at Corteva!

  • Strike a better work-life balance with robust time off benefits including paid maternity, paternal and family illness leave
  • Prepare for your future with our competitive retirement savings plan, tuition reimbursement program, and more
  • Enjoy access to health benefits for you and your family on your first day of employment
  • And much, much more!

Ready to grow your perspectives, impact and career? We seek applicants from all backgrounds to ensure we get the best, most creative talent on our team. 
Start by applying to this opportunity today!

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Job Post Date: 07/27/22
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