Monsanto Maintenance Technician in FARMER CITY, Illinois

Thank you for your interest in career opportunities with the Monsanto row crop team. At Monsanto, we are committed to recruiting and retaining the best individuals through our team-oriented culture that encourages creativity, decision-making, and entrepreneurial spirit.

We currently have an opportunity for a Maintenance Technician at the Farmer City Production Facility. Maintenance Technicians are involved in all facets of routine and preventive maintenance at our sites. In addition, in this role you may also support seed production during seasonal peak periods by operating equipment.

Our Maintenance Technicians are key members of our team enhancing the value and usefulness of our facilities and equipment. Because of the continuous, proactive inspections of our machinery and accurate record keeping, the Maintenance Technicians at our sites contribute to the overall success of our company and timely, efficient, and high-quality product delivery.

In this position you will work closely with and support other on-site personnel in an effort to consistently establish the highest standards in the industry for safety, seed quality, cost, and supply reliability.


  • Actively participates in Monsanto ESH Safety Program.

  • Develop, organize and complete routine and preventative maintenance for rolling stock and plant equipment.

  • Operate equipment (when applicable) during seasonal peak periods.

  • Work with other groups within Monsanto to develop consistency and cost savings.

  • Calibrate equipment to meet ISO 9002 requirements.

  • Become familiar with and troubleshoot all equipment involved with seed corn production.

  • Perform any other tasks as assigned by Site Management.

Required Skills / Experience:

  • High School Diploma

  • Valid driver's license

  • Ability to do shift work as required

  • Ability to work in a team environment

Desired Skills:

  • Preventive maintenance skills

  • Willing and able to learn a new trade

  • Advanced training in trade school / college

  • Prior farm equipment maintenance experience

  • Agricultural background

  • Welding

  • Computer Skills

Organization: NA Supply Chain LT51012126_

Title: Maintenance Technician

Location: North America-USA-Illinois-Farmer City

Requisition ID: 01IS0

Job: Seed Production

Schedule: Full-time

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