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Corteva Agriscience Logistics Specialist (STO) in Jackson, Minnesota

Description

The Role & Local 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. We are looking for a Logistics Specialist to join our Jackson , Minnesota team. If you are a supply chain logistics professional with an infectiously positive spirit and you’re looking to #GrowWhatMatters in your career, then come join us in seeding and feeding the world. Apply today!

Jackson, Minnesota is in a beautiful destination area, within commutable distance of the Iowa Great Lakes. We have an engaged team that works well together and has fun producing high quality seeds. Our work environment is positive, and we are committed to product quality and safe work performance. We value being productive while also have a great time doing it! Come grow your career with Corteva Agriscience, apply today!

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; new hires start with 4 weeks off each year. We also have excellent 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!

Responsibilities – What You Will Do:

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

  • Work with carriers and our corporate distribution team to ensure prompt and proper movement of shipments

  • Review purchase orders and shipping documents to ensure accuracy and make special arrangements as necessary

  • Keep warehouse capacity at control levels and seed steadily shipping so we do not experience any production bottlenecks due to limited floor space.

  • Ensure direct materials arrive in time for production runs

  • Support off-site warehouse operations.

  • Monitor daily activities and ensure time and quality commitments to ensure the quality of all services provided meet the required standards

  • Coordinate the shipping and logistics process of Corteva products to sales representatives, customers, and growers, as well as between locations

  • Accurately complete and maintain records in accordance with the Corteva Records Retention Policy

  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Requirements – Who You Are:

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

  • You have a High School Diploma or equivalent

  • You possess two (2) to four (4) years of logistics, supply chain, production, operations, or other related planning and scheduling experience

  • You have a valid US Driver’s License

  • You are willing and able to do the following with or without reasonable accommodation: Climb and/or work in elevated areas, Stand, and sit for extended periods, Work both outdoors and indoors in hot, cold, wet, and dry conditions,

  • Lift up to 50 lbs. and perform work that involves repetitive motion and/or repetitive lifting

  • You can work independently as well as in a team environment

  • You are comfortable with technology and possess good computer aptitude including the use of Microsoft Applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.), and are willing and able to learn other company specific applications as required

  • You have good written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.

  • You have high attention to detail can multitask, maintain an organized workplace, and have excellent problem-solving skills

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

  • You have a strong understanding of inventory management, managing distribution and shipment best practices

  • Data analysis? No problem! You are a Microsoft Excel guru with advanced data analysis and visualization skills

  • You understand that the company’s viability and performance is directly tied to your job security, so you are willing and able to work seasonal split shift work and overtime hours including nights and weekends to meet business needs during peak season

Preferences - It Would Be Great If You Have:

  • An Associate Degree in Supply Chain, Business, Manufacturing, or related field

  • Experience with Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, or other continuous improving experience.

  • Experience leading programs and processes

  • General agriculture knowledge and/or experience

Work Authorization & Relocation:

  • No Visa Sponsorship offered or available for this position

  • No Relocation allowance offered or available for this position

Site Dedicated (100% at Corteva location)

  • This role will be on-site at our Corteva location

Ready to grow your perspectives, impact, and career? We seek applicants from all backgrounds to ensure we get the best, most creative talent on our team. Start by applying to this opportunity today!

Corteva Agriscience™ is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to boldly embracing the power of inclusion, diversity, and equity to enrich the lives of our employees and strengthen the performance of our company, while advancing equity in agriculture. 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. Discrimination, harassment and retaliation are inconsistent with our values and will not be tolerated. If you require 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 To all recruitment agencies: Corteva does not accept unsolicited third party resumes and is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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