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Research Associate - Facilities & IT


Waimea, HI, West United States, USA



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Industry Type:

Plant & Soil Sciences, Seed & Biotechnology

Career Type:

Researcher/Research & Development

Job Type:

Full Time

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Who are we, and what do we do? At Corteva Agriscience, you will help us grow what’s next. No matter what your role, you will be part of a team that is building the future of agriculture – solving the world’s food problems through innovation, technology, and putting people first.

Corteva Agriscience™ is seeking a highly motivated individual to join our Facilities and Maintenance team in Waimea, HI. This is a rare and exciting opportunity for someone in this field. 

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

Facilities - 80% of the time  

  • The main purpose of this portion of the position is to provide a fully functioning facility with adequate working flow to maximize resources
  • Timely response is expected to ensure the center infrastructure is maintained appropriately to ensure adequate functionality all times so far as is reasonably practicable
  • Also to gather data to support site growth and development
  • The facility maintenance manager will provide event cover and a reactive first point of contact for all facility development or maintenance work requests
  • He/She will investigate and resolve situations when appropriate or will escalate to management when necessary
  • This position will also leads Safety, machines and fleet coordination as well as local information technology needs. 

Information Technology - 20% of the time

  •  The main purpose of this position is to keep inventory of all computers, ipads, ipods, scanners, printers or any other equipment needed to run local software.  
  • To support remote, blue tooth or WIFI systems
  • To install and maintain software used for local needs
  • To work in collaboration with DSI personnel and to facilitate training as needed to managers or relevant employees in specific software.


Requirements: What will you bring to the table?

  • Preference is a Bachelors degree, or trade/technical school with equivalent experience 
  • 4 years of experience
  • Ability to lift up to 30 lbs
  • Driver's license
  • Computer literate: Word, Excel, Access, Power Point
  • Ability to communicate clear and on a timely fashion.  
  • Ability to write reports and to manage projects. 
  • Able to work with basic power tools (Drill presses, saws, etc…)
  • Basic knowledge of Computerized Maintenance Management Systems - CWORKS
  • A basic understanding of electricity, plumbing, and a mechanical aptitude is a plus
  • Plan, Perform, and supervise maintenance activities
  • Maintain equipment replacement schedules
  • Assess risk of contractors’ activities etc
  • Team work oriented, resourceful and to foster collaboration
  • Manage all external contractors.
  • Knowledge in data base and applications; networks, telecom, wireless; software development and management; digital media and visualization; risk management, security info, assurance and compliance.
  • Team work oriented, resourceful and to foster collaboration.  
  • Ability to provide support to local systems and hardwar

Benefits: 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? Start by applying to this opportunity today!

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Job Post Date: 06/23/22
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