Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Identify critical needs, technical requirements, and implement new and existing solutions that measurably improve productivity, quality, and safety of seed technology team activities.
  • Lead projects developing, evaluating and implementing new and novel solutions
  • Collaborate with a multidisciplinary team of mechanical engineers, automation engineers, engineering technicians, and software programmers to prioritize work, develop and deliver automation solutions to solve problems for our business partners.
  • Manage partnerships with external collaborators to develop novel solutions and implement at global Corteva sites
  • Utilize SolidWorks CAD software to design and document engineering solutions.
  • Develop and assemble proof of concept and prototype machines within a hands-on setting utilizing machine shop tools and equipment.
  • Deliver, document and test new and existing engineered solutions as necessary.
  • Work in a team environment within a large, diverse organization, leveraging the skills of others while continuing to build upon your own.
  • Work in a business casual environment with flexible work/life opportunities.

Qualifications

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering
  • Minimum of 5 years engineering experience including product design/development and project management; 7+ years preferred
  • Proven experience with 3D CAD software (SolidWorks preferred but not required).
  • Proven experience in a hands-on setting: developing, assembling and testing electromechanical solutions.
  • Strong aptitude and desire for innovation and operational excellence.
  • Able to work in the U.S. without restriction.

In addition to these requirements, we are seeking candidates who have demonstrated the following core competencies:

  • Individuals must be self-motivated, have demonstrated personal initiative, have excellent organization skills, and a strong work ethic.
  • Outstanding problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Interested in learning new skills, gaining knowledge of Corteva business processes and investigating new technologies to support cutting-edge projects.
  • Experience in a shop environment operating fabrication and welding equipment preferred.
  • Experience with experimental design
  • Excellent written/verbal communication and presentation skills.
  • Experience working in the agriculture industry is preferred.

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!