Industrial Electrician Job at Corteva, Cherokee County, KS

  • Corteva
  • Cherokee County, KS

Job Description



At Corteva Agriscience , you will help us grow whats next. No matter what your role, you will be part of a team that is building the future of agriculture – solving the worlds food problems through innovation, technology, and putting people first. We have an exciting opportunity for an Industrial Electrician to join our company at our Cherokee, IA production facility.

VISA Sponsorship is not available for this position.
Relocation assistance is not offered for this position.
This role will be on-site at the Corteva location.

What Youll Do:

  • Install, troubleshoot, and repair electrical systems, industrial machinery, and production equipment.
  • Perform electrical and maintenance functions necessary to maintain all service equipment (palletizers, conveyors, bagging equipment, bucket elevators, augers, HVAC, etc.).
  • Troubleshoot and maintain Process Control Systems such as Programmable Logic Controls (PLC) Human-Machine Interface (HMI) Motor Controls, etc.
  • Accurately complete reports, logs, and maintain records on equipment.
  • Diagnose malfunctions of defective equipment by performing Root Cause Analysis (RCA) and implementing corrective actions.
  • Assist in the development, installation, and maintenance of new or enhanced mechanical and/or electrical equipment.
  • Adhere to all quality systems and safety procedures including environmental regulations OSHA and PSM.
  • Make recommendations for improved safety through electrical programs and/or process changes including the addition of new devices and hardware.
  • May serve as a Safety Program Leader.
  • Various other duties as assigned.



  • You have your High School Diploma/GED.

What Skills You Need:

  • You have working knowledge of diagnosing and troubleshooting power and electrical controls using AC and DC voltages ranging from 24V to 480V 3 Phase Motors and Controls.
  • You can accurately use Industrial Electronic Testing Equipment such as: Megger, Multimeter, Amp Meter, and other testing equipment as required.
  • You have a valid US drivers license.
  • You possess working knowledge of and are willing/able to interpret the National Electric Code (NEC) requirements.
  • You are comfortable in your ability to read and interpret electrical schematics, blueprints, and diagrams.
  • You have 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 are willing and able to perform the physical aspects of the job with or without reasonable accommodation: climb and/or work in elevated areas, stand and sit for extended periods, work outdoors and indoors in hot, cold, wet, dusty, and dry conditions, lift up to sixty (60) lbs., and perform work that involves repetitive motion and lifting.
  • You can work independently as well as in a team environment.
  • You have good written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • You have a high level of attentiveness, can multitask, maintain an organized workplace, and have excellent critical thinking 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 are willing and able to work a rotating shift with on-call availability, and overtime hours including nights and weekends when needed to support operations.

What Makes You Stand Out:

  • Two-Year Technical or Associates Degree in Industrial Electronics, Industrial Technology, Automation, or related field.
  • Military experience in Electricity, Electronics, Power Distribution, or related field.

Benefits – How We’ll Support You:

  • Numerous development opportunities offered to build your skills
  • Be part of a company with a higher purpose and contribute to making the world a better place
  • Health benefits for you and your family on your first day of employment
  • Four weeks of paid time off and two weeks of well-being pay per year, plus paid holidays
  • Excellent parental leave which includes a minimum of 16 weeks for mother and father
  • Future planning with our competitive retirement savings plan and tuition reimbursement program
  • Learn more about our total rewards package here – Corteva Benefits
  • Check out life at Corteva!

Are you a good match? Apply today! We seek applicants from all backgrounds to ensure we get the best, most creative talent on our team.

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:
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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.

Job Tags

Holiday work, Full time, Outdoor, Relocation package, Relocation bonus, Shift work, Night shift, Rotating shift,

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