DuPont Industrial Electrician/PLC Programmer ($5,000 Sign-On Bonus!) in Rushville, Indiana

Industrial Electrician/PLC Programmer ($5,000 Sign-On Bonus!) (Job Number: 199025W-01)


Searching for a place where you can use your talent to make a difference? Corteva Agriscience™, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont™ has an exciting opportunity for an Industrial Electrician/PLC Programmer to join our company at our Rushville, IN production facility. We are a high energy, fun team who functions with semi-autonomous work cells. If you are a natural leader who loves continuous improvement and are independently driven, then this is the place for you! Corteva Agriscience™, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont™ offers an excellent benefits package that begins on your first day of employment. This includes a generous 401k match, health and dental insurance, 15 days of vacation, a variable bonus plan, and much more!

As the Industrial Electrician/PLC Programmer, you will work with the Location Maintenance Team to maintain the local Process control network, programming standards, and propose new equipment for the location. You will be challenged with duties and responsibilities that will evolve throughout the year. Come grow your career with Pioneer, where you'll have opportunities to nurture your passion and use your talents to help solve some of the biggest challenges facing the world today.

The Rushville facility runs a 24/7, then a 24/5 schedule during peak periods. Our 24/7 schedule runs on 12 hour shifts, with 36 total work hours one week, then 48 total work hours the following week. Our 24/5 schedule runs with three 8 hour shifts. Shift schedules for this role will vary and depend on demand. Required on-call work to ensure processes are running will apply to this role also.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Maintain integrity of the PLCautomation servers and PLC processors at location

  • Troubleshoot and modify ladderlogic programs on Allen Bradley processors using RSLogix 500 and 5000software

  • Understand the strategy for theProcess Control Network operating production locations and is accountable forthe implementation of the strategy at the locallevel

  • Lead and foster the safety culturewith team members, and drive maintenance and reliability of the process controlnetwork

  • Develop a strategy for PLCautomation support for the location which includes training ofoperators

  • Assist in the development,installation, inspection and maintenance of new or enhanced mechanical and/orelectrical equipment

  • Preventative maintenance conductedon field or facility equipment/machinery or vehicles

  • Estimate labor and equipment costs,maintain appropriate maintenance, inventory and repairlogs

  • May lead others in maintenance oroversee certain program, processes or projects

  • May be responsible for supporting mechanicalprojects throughout the plant


The following are required:

  • Two-year technical / vocational degree in Industrial Technology with PLC automation OR three years of related PLC Automation experience

  • Previous HMI graphical interface programming experience using Allen-Bradley FTVSE\FTVME and PanelBuilder32 Software

  • Previous experience programming PLC ladder logic

  • Previous electrical experience voltages ranging from 24v to 480v 3 phase

  • 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 50 lbs. and complete work that involves repetitive motion and/or repetitive lifting

  • Willing and able to work overtime hours including weekend work and to be on call for operations

  • Valid driver’s license

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

  • Good verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills

  • Intermediate computer skills including Microsoft Office

  • Understanding/experience with Allen Bradley

  • Willing to complete additional training if necessary

The following are preferred:

  • Previous HMI programming experience primarily with Allen Bradley Factory Talk Studio

  • Previous experience programming ladder logic with Allen Bradley logix 500 and logix 5000

  • Knowledge of electrical panels and electrical troubleshooting

  • Advanced degree in related field

  • Ability to read blue prints

  • Ability to obtain professional certifications

  • Training/coaching skills

  • Project management skills

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: NA-United States-Indiana-Rushville

Organization: Pioneer

Schedule: Full-time

Education Level: High School Diploma/GED (±11 years)

Employee Status: Regular

Job Type: Experienced

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