Maintenance Mechanic- Lake Bluff, 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 more than 32,300 employees serving customers in more than 160 countries. With a global value chain that includes 428 crop procurement locations, 280 ingredient manufacturing facilities, 39 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.Maintenance Mechanic: Lake Bluff, ILThis is a full time hourly position.
Duties & Responsibilities:
This position will require a self directed, team oriented individual who takes pride and ownership in their work, and is willing to accept total responsibility for plant equipment troubleshooting, repair and preventive maintenance programs. Maintenance Mechanics must possess a solid mechanical aptitude combined with technical training and/or the equivalent in manufacturing experience (preferably in food manufacturing), responsible for a broad variety of equipment and system types.
Maintenance Mechanics must be innovative and a have sense of urgency and be willing to perform all tasks as necessary for the plant to meet its objectives.
Follow all company policies, cGMP, Food Safety, OHSA Safety regulations and SOP / PMs. Stock, locate and inventory spare parts. Order maintenance supplies as needed. Must be able to troubleshoot, repair mechanical and electrical equipment. Must have good math skills. Must be able to perform general building maintenance.
Ensuring equipment is properly maintained in order to manufacture safe, legal and quality product; by perform routine maintenance welding, minor fabrication, equipment modifications and rebuilds.
Conduct Housekeeping in their work areas and plant areas.
Communicate effectively across all functions to insure efficient production levels. Follow the preventive maintenance schedule for plant structures and equipment. Including; Flour system (blowers, airlocks, diverter valves and sifters), Change dust collector filter bags, extruder presses, dryers, accumulators, Die washer , processing /drying equipment, packaging machines, scales, code daters, printers, case packers,
tapers, case formers, lifts, conveyors, accumulators, palletizer, air compressors, dryers, boiler, circulating pumps / control valves,
HVAC air handlers / intake filters (general), Plant hot water system and general plumbing
Must be proficient in the operation of the following shop equipment: Drill press, Hydraulic press, Milling machine, Lathe, Grinders, band saws and other related hand tools, AC/DC stick, Tig, Mig, Gas Acetylene. Must have good communication skills, able to understand and interpret equipment training manuals, electrical distribution / control circuits schematics, and an understanding of PLC theory and programming.Skill Requirements:
Minimum High School Diploma, GED or Higher. Mechanical experience 1-7 years in a FDA regulated manufacturing plant.
Ability to distinguish full color spectrum.Able to read written instruction, SOP, PM and write production quality reporting on documentation or in computer data base programs.Ability to endure extensive walking, standing, climbing steps, work in confined spaces, and ladders. Ability to lift 50 lbs, 100 lbs with help, shovels 35 lbs, and pulls / pushes 1200 lbs with material handling equipment.Experience with material handling equipment and or the ability to qualify to operate material handling equipment with in 60 days.Strong electrical experience.Relocation assistance is not available with this position. This position offers a complete benefit package, including 401K/ESOP, pension, health, life, vision, and dental insurance. ADM requires the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen and a background check.
ADM is an EOE for minorities, females, protected veterans and individuals with a disability.