DuPont Maintenance Technician - Mechanical in New Madrid, Missouri

Maintenance Technician - Mechanical (Job Number: PRO00007494)


DuPont Pioneer has an exciting opportunity for a Maintenance Technician to join our company. As the Maintenance Technician, you will regularly perform mechanical maintenance of field and plant equipment and facilities.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Support Plant and Field Operations

  • Deliver maintenance support for projects

  • Provide oversight of the plant shop, and maintenance tools

  • Support the DuPont Production System, Process Safety Management and the location safety effort

  • Conduct seasonal prep work including preparing equipment and scheduling materials

  • Assure proper set-up, calibration, operation, and preventative maintenance of equipment, machines, and facilities

  • Complete ground maintenance as needed


The following are required:

  • 2+ years of related maintenance work

  • High school diploma or GED

  • Willing and able to work in a variety of areas (field, plant, warehouse)

  • Willing and able to climb and/or work in elevated areas; standing and sitting for extended periods

  • Willing and able to work both outdoors and indoors in hot, cold, wet and dry conditions

  • Willing and able to lift up to 60 lbs. and complete work that involves repetitive motion and/or repetitive lifting

  • Position has potential exposure to hazards such as electric shock or moving parts

  • Willingness and ability to work overtime hours including weekend work required during seasonal peaks

  • Problem solving skills, conflict resolution skills, and teamwork skills

  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills

  • Beginning level computer skills

The following are preferred:

  • Trade School

  • Knowledge of production agriculture and associated machinery

  • Basic level of building electrical systems knowledge

  • Knowledge of heating/cooling, refrigeration, security, materials handling equipment (i.e., conveyors, elevator legs, packaging equipment, etc.) or other mechanical/electrical systems

  • Able to adjust quickly to changing conditions and multiple priorities

  • Detail oriented

  • Problem solving skills

  • Millwright skills

  • Truck and forklift driving skills

  • Knowledge of engine and hydraulic repair and test equipment

  • Certified Pesticide Applicator, Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) may be desired.

Primary Location: NA-United States-Missouri-New Madrid

Organization: Pioneer

Schedule: Full-time

Education Level: Technical Diploma (±12 years)

Employee Status: Regular

Job Type: Experienced