Bulk Flour Loader-New Braunfels, TX
For more than a century, the people of Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) have transformed crops into products that serve the vital needs of a growing world. Today, we?re one of the world?s largest agricultural processors and food ingredient providers, with approximately 31,000 employees serving customers in more than 160 countries. With a global value chain that includes approximately 500 crop procurement locations, 250 ingredient manufacturing facilities, 38 innovation centers and the world?s premier crop transportation network, we connect the harvest to the home, making products for food, animal feed, industrial and energy uses. Learn more at www.adm.com.
Bulk Flour Loader- New Braunfuls, TX This is an hourly level position.Position SummaryThe milling plant processes wheat into flour and feed products. The position is staffed six to seven days per week, twenty-four hours per day on a two or three shift basis.
Successful candidates will be willing to work overtime, weekends and call back when needed.
Also exhibit a professional image at all times; maintain a positive and respectful attitude. This role requires a valid CDL operator?s license. Key Job Responsibilities Safety and HealthEvaluate employee safe work practices according to ADM policies and procedures.Have the ability to fill out various safety work permits and work in a safe manner. Perform VBS observations. Conduct shift transition and huddle meetings on a daily basis.
Actively attend all safety training and meetings and pass associated tests as required.Objective: Ensure a safe working environment for both employees and visitors.Production Set proper flour blend to meet customer specifications.Understand flour loading schedule and make adjustments throughout the course of the shift as the loading plan changes.Be able to follow mill production schedule and load trucks accordingly to insure the mill has storage bins available for future production runs.Monitor various processing parameters and insure equipment is set properly to pneumatically convey flour from silos to truck.Able to plan time and keep two independent loading systems running at peak performance.
Forward planning is an essential skill in this role.Able to prioritize feed and flour loading to most efficiently utilize available time.Able to understand all phases of loading and unloading pneumatic vessels.Able to understand and manage a complex blending system using a touch screen (PLC controlled) or similar HMI device.Assess current operating conditions and make process adjustments as needed to keep critical product specifications.Demonstrate the ability to learn new jobs. Objective:
Ensure bulk flour loading is done efficiently and to insure customers get what they ordered when they want it.Maintenance Repair Participate with maintenance personnel when equipment failures occur.
Have the ability to trouble shoot potential process/machine problems before they become critical.Able to do weekly sifter check to insure product integrity.Have the ability to understand direction and accomplish detailed tasks.Take direction from warehouse supervisor for preventive maintenance practices.Objective:
Optimize warehouse/loading systems efficiency to minimize unscheduled downtime.Food Safety Monitor and control integrity of finished flour; perform per load magnet checks; per load paperwork; daily policeman screen checks, and document all rebolt sifter inspections and repairs. Comply with all HACCP/FS22000 procedures while maintaining master cleaning schedules.Objective: Ensure a quality product through systematic procedures.Quality Sampling flour from each vessel loaded or unloaded.Understand blending procedures to mix flour and meet specification of customers.Able to perform all lab tests as determined necessary by Management.Full understanding of electronic bill of lading process (ADM Weigh).Understand and operate systems within quality parameters. Objective:
Transport a food safe product that meets the specifications of the customer.Sanitation Follow proper master sanitation and all cleaning procedures within all areas.Keep flour vessels clean and sanitaryPeriodically wash/clean yard tractorsObjective:
Control and maintain required housekeeping standards.Equipment Used/Physical Environment & Education Requirements High school diploma or equivalent is preferredValid CDL is requiredExtremely warm in the summer months with high noise levels and high powered milling equipment, which includes extensive use of equipment for pneumatically conveying flour.Must adhere to PPE requirements.Have the ability to work both supervised and unsupervised at timesBasic understanding of computers, math comprehension and previous plant environment is helpfulMust have the ability to climb stairs, lift up to 50 lbs. bend, kneel, crawl, stand for long periods, work in confined spaces, work with heights, and work in hot and cold temperatures and a dusty environment for extended periods of timeExhibit good work habits, including excellent attendance and individual productivity. Relocation assistance is not available with this position. This position offers a complete benefit package, including 401K/ESOP, pension, health, life and dental insurance.
ADM requires the successful completion of a pre-employment
DOT drug screen/physical and a background check.
ADM is an Equal Opportunity Employer for minorities, females, protected veterans and individuals with a disability.