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Production Technician II Chatham-Kent Canada,  

Dupont Biosciences (company)


Posted on : 20 April 2017

Project Description

Job Description
Our company is seeking a Production Technician II to perform tasks associated with general plant operations and field activities.


Main responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  •  Activities related to seed field, seed production plant, harvest, receiving, conditioning, treater operation, packaging, warehousing, returns/rework, and shipping, some general repair and maintenance, as directed by supervisor. 
  •  Seed field activities include fertilizing, spraying, planting, scouting, field maintenance, rouging and harvesting. 
  •  Harvest activities such as, combine operation, trucking, drying. 
  •  Conditioning activities such as cleaner operation, spirals, gravity operation, equipment clean down and forklift operation.
  • Treating activities include treater operation, bagging, palatalizing, sampling, and equipment clean down. 
  •  Shipping/receiving, inter-plant movement, warehousing, and inventory management of bulk and bagged seed. Safe operation of fork truck. 
  •  Compliance with Quality and Safety requirements including developing and reviewing procedures. 
  •  Actively participate in productivity improvement projects. 
  •  Complete and maintain appropriate records, documents, or reports such as quality, safety, grower, and inventory records. 
  •  May regularly lead/supervise activities and seasonal staff. 
  •  Overtime hours including weekend work required during seasonal peaks.


Education and Experience:
  •  Two year agricultural diploma or equivalent experience required


Competencies:
  •  Knowledge of production agriculture.  
  •  Able to operate field equipment.  
  •  Ability to adjust quickly to changing conditions and anticipate needs. 
  •  Good verbal and interpersonal communication skills. 
  •  Ability to provide work instructions training and supervise/coach others. 
  •  Problem solving capabilities.  
  •  Ability to actively participate in meetings.  
  •  Conflict management skills. 
  •  Ability to make independent decisions.  
  •  Intermediate level of PC skills desired.  
  •  Willingness to work in a variety of areas (field, plant, warehouse). 
  •  Ability to climb and/or work in elevated areas; standing and sitting for extended periods.  
  •  Position involves repetitive motion and/or repetitive lifting up to 60 lbs. 
  •  Willingness to work both outdoors and indoors in hot, cold, wet and dry conditions. 
  •  Possess or able to obtain a pesticide applicator license and Grader certificate.  
  •  Valid Class G driver s license required. 
  •  Ability to obtain Class AZ license.

Locations

Canada Ontario Chatham

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