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Maintenance Technician Constantine United States,  

Dupont Biosciences (company)

Posted on : 22 October 2017

Project Description

Job Description

DuPont Pioneer has an exciting opportunity for a Maintenance Technician to join our company at our Constantine, MI production facility.  DuPont Pioneer offers an excellent benefits package that begins on your first day of employment. This includes a generous 401k match, health and dental insurance, 15 days of vacation, a variable bonus plan, and much more.
As the Maintenance Technician, you will regularly perform mechanical maintenance of field and plant equipment and facilities.  
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • May assist with some electrical maintenance work
  • Provides back-up on other plant and field activities as needed. Ensures both quality standards and timelines are met
  • Must maintain focus and attention to details to ensure accuracy yet always work toward maximizing productivity without negatively impacting accuracy
  • Must minimize or eliminate contamination and support trace ability objectives
  • Maintain compliance with Quality Plan standards, ISO instructions, safety programs and policies, company/department/location policies and legal requirements
  • Helps organize and plan ahead, including conducting seasonal prep work to get enough labor, prepare equipment, schedule materials, etc.
  • Assures proper set-up, calibration, operation, and maintenance of equipment, machines, and facilities

Job Qualifications

The following are required:
  • One to three (1-3) years of mechanical maintenance work
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Committed to maintaining high safety and work standards
  • Knowledge of engine and hydraulic repair and test equipment
  • Willing and able to work in a variety of areas (field, plant, warehouse)
  • Willing and able to climb and/or work in elevated areas; standing and sitting for extended periods
  • Willing and able to work both outdoors and indoors in hot, cold, wet and dry conditions
  • Willing and able to lift up to 60 lbs. and complete work that involves repetitive motion and/or repetitive lifting
  • Position has potential exposure to hazards such as electric shock or moving parts
  • Willingness and ability to work overtime hours including weekend work required during seasonal peaks
  • Shift work required
  • May require occasional travel
  • Driver s license 
The following are preferred:
  • Knowledge of production agriculture and associated machinery needed
  • Basic level of building electrical systems knowledge
  • Knowledge of heating/cooling, refrigeration, security, materials handling equipment (i.e., conveyors, elevator legs, packaging equipment, etc.) or other mechanical/electrical systems
  • Ability to read and interpret parts and shop manuals
  • Technical problem solving skills; skill in troubleshooting mechanical problems in a systematic manner and able to quickly determine maintenance or repair needed
  • Good verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Able to adjust quickly to changing conditions and multiple priorities
  • Organized with continuous improvement orientation
  • Training/coaching skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Knowledge of telephone systems
  • Good PC skills
  • Millwright skills 
  • Truck and forklift driving skills 
  • Experience with preventative maintenance
  • Knowledge of lean manufacturing principles such as 5S, Continuous Improvement and Standardized Work are a plus

About DowDuPont

DowDuPont (NYSE: DWDP) is a holding company comprised of The Dow Chemical Company and DuPont with the intent to form strong, independent, publicly traded companies in agriculture, materials science and specialty products sectors that will lead their respective industries through productive, science-based innovation to meet the needs of customers and help solve global challenges. For more information, please visit us at

The positions represented by this job posting are aligned to one of the three divisions, Agriculture, Materials Science or Specialty Products, which are expected to separate from DowDuPont into stand-alone public companies in late 2018 or early 2019. Information on the division alignment will be provided during the recruitment process.


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