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Production Technician


Pekin, IL, Midwest United States, USA



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Plant & Soil Sciences, Seed & Biotechnology

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About Syngenta 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.   About Us  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 Supply and Operations Team is currently seeking a Production Technician in Pekin, IL.   You will help shape the future of agriculture by:  •    Producing a reliable supply of high-quality soybean seed by executing production plant tasks assigned by the Operations Lead. •    Lead an assigned department and shift to ensure all required processes, procedures, quality, and production requirements are met.  •    Position will take on several roles based upon field production practices, plant processing requirements, maintenance functions, and distribution needs.  •    Supervise seed conditioning and/or packaging operations to ensure that all seed is properly handled and conditioned, so the highest quality seed will be packaged to meet sale quality standards and customer expectations. 

Accountabilities •    Work in seed conditioning or packaging during the fall months and continuing through the next planting season October through April. •    Perform product quality assessments with adherence to product specifications. •    Provide direction, accountability, and training for employees and third-party personnel as required. •    Leading a team as the shift supervisor during the conditioning and packaging season. •    Willing to work shift work during conditioning and packaging season. •    Maintaining a safe working environment for all employees. •    Perform other duties as required to meet site needs.

Requirements •    High School Diploma or GED •    Ability and willingness to work weekends, OT, & shift work as needed •    Must be comfortable working outside in various weather conditions •    Must be forklift certified or have the ability and willingness to obtain certification. On-Site Training provided •    Individual must be authorized to work in the United States for Syngenta without work authorization sponsorship now or in the future.

  Preferred Requirements •    Experience working in agriculture. •    Ability and willingness to obtain a seed treatment applicators license, Syngenta funded. •    Associates and/or Bachelor’s degree preferred, but not required.

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 •    Sign on Bonus offered for this position   ________________________________________ 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.   Family and Medical Leave Act FMLA

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Job Post Date: 05/27/22
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