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Corteva Agriscience Production Technician in Johnston, Iowa


We have an exciting opportunity for Production Technicians to join our organization at our Johnston, IA production location. If you’re the type that enjoys the “work hard, play hard” mentality then you will never be bored at our Johnston, IA production plant as our Parent Seed facility offers diversity of tasks and activities year-round! Here at Johnston, we take pride in the quality of our work and the safety of all of our team members.


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

  • Conditioning activities such as color sorting, sizing, gravity operations etc.

  • Treating activities including treating seed, packaging, palletizing etc.

  • Setting up and monitoring highly automated equipment for various processes.

  • Return and rework activities.

  • Use automation and computerized systems to perform work tasks (computers and iPads).

  • Warehousing activities including forklift operation, collecting samples, pooling, etc.

  • Gathering data for future aid in continuous improvement projects.

  • Various other duties as assigned by supervisor.



What expertise have you grown? What do you bring to the table?

  • You have proactive work ethic and good time management skills!

  • You value health and safety! You will always work safety and follow all safety policies and procedures to ensure you and your colleagues go home safely every day.

  • You look at problems as a way to find a solution and love solving them!

  • You value working as a team, are proactive, communicate concerns, and are accepting of change.

  • You can work independently, multitask, and maintain an organized workplace.

  • You have your High School Diploma or GED.

  • You have a valid Driver’s license, so you are able to drive a company vehicle to field locations when needed.

  • Chilly warehouse? No problem! You love to get out there and work hard in different environments! You are also willing and able to lift up to 50 lbs. and complete work that involves repetitive motion and/or repetitive lifting with or without reasonable accommodation.

  • You understand that delivering to our customers on-time keeps us viable and are willing and able to work a rotating shift and work overtime hours including weekend work required during seasonal peaks to support achieving those goals.

Preferences – It Would Be Great If You Have:

  • Knowledge of lean manufacturing principles such as 5S, Continuous Improvement and Standardized Work.

  • Forklift operation experience.

  • Good verbal and interpersonal communication skills.

  • Computer aptitude including use of Microsoft Outlook, Excel, and Word.


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!

Corteva Agriscience ™, the world's first dedicated agriculture start-up, serves to enrich the lives of those who produce and those who consume, ensuring progress for generations to come. Our employees fulfill this purpose everyday by building/participating in an inclusive culture where we encourage each other to stay curious, think differently, act boldly and do what's right for our customers, our co-workers, our partners and our planet. With over 20,000 team members from 130 countries, innovating in 140 world class R&D facilities, we have the resources, leadership heritage and partner ecosystem to make a meaningful impact now and into the future.


Corteva Agriscience, the agriculture division of DowDuPont, is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability or any other protected class. If you need a reasonable accommodation to search or apply for a position, please visit: Accessibility Page for Contact Information For US Applicants: See the 'Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law' poster For our U.S. Affirmative Action Policy, click here