Maintenance Specialist

Corteva Agriscience - Chatham-Kent, ON

At Corteva Agriscience, you will help us grow what’s next. No matter your role, you will be part of a team that is building the future of agriculture – leading breakthroughs in the innovation and application of science and technology that will better the lives of people all over the world and fuel the progress of humankind.

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

  • Support plant operations
  • Deliver maintenance support for capital projects
  • Maintain condition of production equipment, shop equipment and tools
  • Support process safety management and location safety efforts
  • Conduct seasonal prep work including preventative maintenance and equipment reliability tasks
  • Ensure proper set-up, calibration, operation and preventative maintenance of equipment, machines and facilities
  • Utilization of predictive maintenance tools and techniques to detect and remedy machine failures
  • Create, continually update, adhere to and train preventative maintenance plans for process equipment
  • Maintain detailed equipment records and prints
  • Collaborate with 3rd party contractors on improvements and capital projects
  • Assist in contractor safety and work permitting
  • Collaborate with Maintenance Supervisor and Maintenance Coordinator on scheduling of preventative and repair work during and outside of operational seasons
  • Assist in parts quoting, orders and stocking
  • Participate in root cause analysis of equipment failures
  • Participate in pre-and post-mortems for annual production processes
  • Participate in incident investigations
  • Provide experience on failure and repair techniques during root cause analysis
  • Ensure repair techniques, repair procedures and equipment specific training are documented and made available
  • Assist in creation of work instructions for maintenance related tasks
  • Other duties as assigned by the supervisor

Requirements – Who You Are:

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

  • High school Diploma / GED minimum
  • Willing and able to work overtime, weekends and holidays when necessary
  • Willing and able to work shift work
  • Willing and able to lift up to 50lbs. with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs
  • No relocation assistance needed
  • Journeyman industrial mechanic experience


  • Knowledge of production agriculture and associated machinery, grain handling and cleaning equipment
  • Dust collection systems knowledge
  • Chemical pump systems knowledge
  • Basic level of building and electrical systems knowledge
  • Able to adjust quickly to changing conditions and multiple priorities
  • Detail oriented
  • Post-Secondary technical diploma / degree
  • Millwright skills
  • Welding skills
  • Forklift operation
  • Aerial work platform operation
  • Working from heights
  • Confined space work
  • Pneumatics and hydraulics, install, testing, maintenance, repair
  • Robotic packaging
  • Process controls systems knowledge (PLC)
  • Experience with electronic maintenance management systems (SAP)
  • Ability to learn new skills and systems quickly

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!

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