DuPont Research Equipment Specialist in Jalisco, Mexico

Research Equipment Specialist (Job Number: 191704W-01)

Description

This position focuses on maximizing the return on investment in field research equipment (e.g., tractors, planters, combines, etc.).

Areas of focus include:

-developing plans to service equipment; training and interacting with personnel at Research and Seed Production Centers to effectively maintain and utilize the equipment

-assist with equipment selection, capacity planning and budget development

-appropriate testing of new equipment and/or modifications to existing equipment to increase utilization and/or data quality. -This position is an integral part of and works closely with the U.S. based Research Equipment Support Team, to effectively deploy and/or support common equipment by leveraging information and expertise.

Qualifications

  • A major in agricultural engineering or mechanization is preferred but other areas of emphasis will be considered (with evidence of some coursework and/or experience related to agricultural mechanization/engineering)

  • At least three years of experience working with agricultural equipment – preferably research equipment.

  • Effective communications skills are essential as well as the ability to work in team environment.

  • Self-starter with the ability to work alone, unsupervised and possibly in remote locations

  • The ability to work in various environmental conditions, including heat, dust and growing crop fields

  • The ability to work in various ergonomic and physical settings, including lifting, bending, sitting and standing for extended periods, walking on uneven surfaces

  • Proficiency with personal computers and office software programs is essential

  • Demonstrated competency in organization and prioritization skills.

  • Demonstrated competency with 12 and 24Vdc electrical systems.

  • Basic understanding of hydraulic and pneumatic systems and components.

  • Basic understanding of PLC controls, CAN bus and Ethernet based networks.

  • Bilingual fluency in English required.

We are excited to announce that Corteva Agriscience™ is the name of the new Agriculture Division of DowDuPont™. We are bringing together DuPont Crop Protection, DuPont Pioneer and Dow AgroSciences to create a market-shaping, standalone agriculture company with leading positions in seed technologies, crop protection and digital agriculture. We will work across the global agriculture value chain to create a more efficient food system.

At Corteva Agriscience™, we seek to enrich the lives of those who produce and those who consume. This means we will help rejuvenate the agricultural ecosystem to support people and the planet and to ensure progress for generations to come.

Primary Location: Latin America-Mexico-Jalisco-Tlajomulco de Zúñiga

Organization: Pioneer

Schedule: Full-time

Education Level: Bachelor's Degree (±16 years)

Employee Status: Regular

Job Type: Experienced

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