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Warehouse Material Handling Technician


Omaha, NE, Midwest United States, USA



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Plant & Soil Sciences, Seed & Biotechnology

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Job Type:

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.


About this Job: 

    Operate various types of formulating equipment. Perform routine and non-routine operations safely and efficiently. Anticipate potential problems, troubleshoot equipment, solve problems Effectively use safety equipment such as respirators and protective clothing. Follow operator standard work to keep processes on takt time. Provide feedback and corrective actions when processes during the shift do not meet takt time. Perform routine and non-routine operations safely and efficiently. Anticipate potential problems, troubleshoot equipment, and solve problems. Operate forklift and perform some manual labor. Work overtime and rotating shifts as required. Generate and maintain accurate records. Maintain and improve safety, environmental and housekeeping standards.  Work within site policies & procedures.

 Essential Duties & Responsibilities: 

    Work with precise limits and standards of accuracy. Adapt to changes, new equipment, and new procedures. Participates in unit policies and procedures audits. Production processes maintain at least 95% OEE. Participates in near miss/incident reporting and 5WHY/incident investigations. Lean idea generation and Ruby observations are completed to promote continuous improvement in the formulation units. Follows and completes operator standard work for the formulation processes. Routinely audits/provides recommendations for updates to operator standard work for production processes. Leads waste stream processes in production area, includes wastewater treatable/zero discharge, operating compactors contaminated/recycler, drum crushing and monitoring contaminated roll-off containers.



Critical knowledge:

    Minimum High school diploma or equivalent.

Critical experience:

    Prior formulation, packaging or quality control experience desired. Demonstrated leadership skills in current role that has directly impacted unit performance in safety, quality and efficiency. Extensive experience in IFSC is preferred. 

Critical technical, professional and personal capabilities

    Attention to detail, continuous learning, applied learning, teamwork, managing work and time, safety awareness and quality.

Additional Knowledge, Skills, Traits & Abilities:

    All applicants must be eligible to work in the US. Minimal travel requirements. Must be able to lift 50 lbs. Must be able to wear the required PPE. This is a tobacco free campus to include parking areas and personal vehicles.

What We Offer:

    A culture that celebrates diversity & inclusion, promotes professional development and offers flexible work options to meet both your work and personal needs 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 Over time and  bonuses available, Salary range of $22- $36 per hour


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: 08/29/21
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