Seed Production Technician Grand Ridge, IL
Dow AgroSciences - Florida

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Dow AgroSciences LLC, based in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA, is a top-tier agricultural company that combines the power of science and technology with the "Human Element" to constantly improve what is essential to human progress. Dow AgroSciences provides innovative technologies for crop protection, pest and vegetation management, seeds, traits, and agricultural biotechnology to serve the world's growing population. Global sales for Dow AgroSciences, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company, are $4.5 billion. Mycogen Seeds, a wholly-owned affiliate of Dow AgroSciences, currently has one Seed Production Technician position open.

Production Technicians are involved in all areas of seed production within our Grand Ridge, Illinois seeds operations facility and growing locations. This may include crop production, harvesting, conditioning, packaging, warehousing, quality control, and maintenance. Our Production Technicians are key members of our team and ensure the highest levels of safety of our operations. In addition, our Production Technicians are key to ensuring the highest level of quality products for our customers.

In this position, you will work closely with and support other on-site personnel in an effort to continuously improve our processes and consistently establish the highest standards in the industry for safety,seed quality, cost, and supply reliability. Responsibilities includeCorn Production: overseeing crop activities including planting through harvest. Conditioning and packaging: seed sizing, cleaning, treatment application, quality control, packaging, labeling and tagging seed, re-bag processed lots Warehousing and distribution: organizing, moving and placing seed into storage, maintaining inventory accuracy utilizing electronic inventory systems, stage seed for shipment to other warehouses and customers, receive seed from other warehouses Maintenance: responsible for preventive maintenance of equipment in assigned areas. Continuous Improvement: Writing and updating job procedures, assisting in the training of new employees, and participating on continuous improvement teams.

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Dow AgroSciences is all about growth -- crop growth to be exact. The Dow Chemical subsidiary operates as part of its parent's...