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Corteva Agriscience Seed Quality Testing Specialist in Tipton, Indiana

Description

Corteva Agriscience has an exciting opportunity for a Seed Quality Testing Specialist in Tipton, IN at our Tipton Seed Quality Facility. Corteva Agriscience offers an excellent benefits package that begins on your first day of employment.

This position is responsible for the timely and accurate preparation and evaluation of seed samples for quality testing while demonstrating thorough knowledge of seed sampling practices.

NOTE: This role is PART TIME.

Responsibilities:

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

  • Perform quality testing procedures in accordance with ISTA, AOSA, and sampling guidelines, and assess testing requirements according to established guidelines.

  • Verify and record quality test results with consistent attention to detail.

  • Perform all duties with a high level of accuracy in order to maintain the integrity of quality results.

  • Assist in monitoring the proper functioning and maintenance of laboratory equipment.

  • Maintain a clean, healthy and safe working environment in compliance with Safety and Health guidelines and housekeeping practices.

  • Train on cross-functional tasks in other functions of the laboratory on processes that may need additional support during high volume or critical periods.

  • Monitor product for quality assurance and ensure activities meet the requirements of the Quality Plan.

  • Actively seek to reduce redundant and unnecessary testing.

  • Recommend and implement measures to improve productivity, performance, methods, troubleshoot issues, and identify quality defects.

  • Develop and maintain good communication and rapport with site personnel and employees from other Corteva departments.

Qualifications

Requirements:

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

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • 1 or more years of work and/or school experience in an agriculture or biological or related field

  • Detail oriented with a history of transactional excellence and accuracy

  • Interest in or knowledge of advanced seed testing activities and equipment such as moisture, seed count, vigor, germination, and weed seed identification

  • Basic Microsoft Office skill level

  • Willingness and ability to work with repetitive tasks and motions while maintaining high attention to detail

  • Willingness and ability to work overtime and weekends when necessary

  • Willingness and ability to lift up to 50 lbs.

The following are preferred:

  • Associate's or Bachelor's degree in Agriculture, Agribusiness, Biology, or related field

  • Receiving and inbound processing experience

  • LEAN Certification

  • Certified Viability Technologist (CVT)

  • Certified Purity Technologist (CPT)

  • Certified Seed Analyst (CSA)

  • Registered Seed Technologist (RST) or Completion of RST certification once in role

Community:

We care about you and we care that you're comfortable. While there's no place like home, Corteva comes close.

At Corteva Agriscience, you will help us grow what’s next. No matter what your role, you will be part of a team that is building the future of agriculture – solving the world’s food problems through innovation, technology, and putting people first.

Benefits:

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.

#GrowWhatMatters

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

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