Entry Level New Hire – Decatur Corn Plant, Decatur IL
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 170 countries.
With a global value chain that includes approximately 500 crop procurement locations, 270 ingredient manufacturing facilities, 44 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.Entry Level New Hire – Decatur Corn Plant, Decatur ILThis is an hourly position. Job Summary:
This position is an entry into the Decatur Corn Plant and comes with the expectation of becoming qualified as a Utility employee and demonstrated ability to become an Operator.
As an Entry Level New Hire, the applicant is expected to gain knowledge of the facility and general departmental knowledge. The applicant is expected to perform a variety of jobs, duties or tasks such as, but not limited to, product loadout, physical tasks such as hosing, sweeping and cleanup and any other assigned duties. The operation of a bobcat and fork truck may be required to complete some tasks. The applicant will monitor tasks through completion and look for ways to improve process and personal performance.Essential Job Functions:Load, unload railcars and trucksAccurately complete loading and product shipment paperworkMaterial handling with mobile equipmentSweeping and clean upHosingGeneral facility housekeepingJob Qualifications:High School diploma or equivalentCommitment to ADM?s goal of achieving a zero injury culture; understanding and following company safety procedures is a mustKnowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures within an industrial environment is preferredAbility to rely on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the jobDemonstrated ability to problem solve and make decisions using good judgmentAbility to perform duties unsupervisedMust have regular, prompt attendanceMust be willing to work on a rotating shift that includes weekends, holidays and overtime, as neededExhibit a professional image at all times; maintain a positive and respectful attitudeBasic computer skills are a plusWorking Conditions:DustChemicals / IrritantsThe scope of the position may require exposure to and use of chemicals, solvents, and cleaners common to mechanical work that may be hazardous and/or cause injury if specific instructions regarding their mixture, use, and disposal/storage are not properly followedInside areas:Spring / Summer: Temperatures in some areas of the facility will be up to or exceed 100 degreesFall / Winter: Temperatures in the facility may be at or below freezingOutside areas:Spring / Summer: Outside temperature may be up to or exceed 100 degrees with potential for high humidity; may be exposed to inclement weather conditions including, but not limited to, rain and windFall / Winter: Outside temperatures may reach freezing or below; may be exposed to inclement weather including, freezing rain, sleet, snow and windSome manufacturing processes within the facility are highly reliant on machinery and other processing equipment and, as a result, noise levels may reach or exceed 85 decibels and require use of hearing protection for most of the work shiftWork area is, typically, a non-air-conditioned production environment; employees are required to follow all safety procedures, including wearing of PPE, hard-hats, safety glasses, earplugs, and steel-toed boots Physical Requirements:Ability to lift and transport materials and equipment weighing up to 40 pounds on a frequent basis, up to 55 pounds on an occasional basis and up to 55 pounds overheadLifting or carrying of weights over 50 pounds is rare; employees are encouraged to request assistance in lifting or carrying objects that weigh more than 50 poundsDuring the regular work shift the employee may be required to talk or hearAbility to traverse up to two (2) miles during the course of a work dayAbility to move about or to a work site by stooping, bending, kneeling or squatting frequently during the course of a work day; may require periods of prolonged sitting or standingAbility to operate equipment or diagnose / detect issues of machinery that may be located at different heights; may require work on ladders, scaffolding or other work at heights or in confined spacesRequires a full range of physical motion in order to operate manual and electrically powered tools and electrical test equipment to move throughout the facility, including climbing stairs in all buildings, and to work at heights.This position offers a complete benefit package, including 401K/ESOP, pension, health, life, dental, and vision insurance.
ADM requires the successful completion of a pre-employment background check and drug screen.