Mill Superintendent-Los Angeles, CA
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.Mill Superintendent ? Los Angeles, CAThis is an exempt level position.
Manages the flour milling operations at a plant that produces bulk and packaged flourTrains and develops process staff, optimize yields, moistures, capacity and product quality in accordance with budgetary parametersDevelops and supervises capital improvement projects to be complete within scope, on time and budgetMaintains records in accordance with established ADM policies and proceduresAssists external departments as business needs ariseFollows the Management Operating System to achieve established goals for all production related performance indicators Directly supervises approximately 15 hourly colleagues while reporting to the Plant ManagerProactively seeks and supports the plant goals and vision in accordance with ADM Milling?s strategic vision Bases all decisions, perform acts and personify self in the best interest on the company Responsibilities: Overall responsibility for the efficient operation and maintenance of multiple
flour milling units for maximum yield and productivityModels and reinforces all safety practicesTrains employees and develop Standard Operating ProceduresIdentifies reports, and achieves the highest standards in sanitation, safety recognition & practices, quality behaviors and food defense practicesMaximizes plant capacities and yield KPI?sProactively engages in employee development, team building, and the continuous improvement of methods, processes and systemsManage two patent milling units including all details of day to day plant operationProactively leads and supports operational excellence initiatives such as Maximo, VBS, and QITProvides technical knowledge for processes and equipment to obtain performanceWork closely with Maintenance Superintendent and his team to insure spare parts are available and repair days are productivePlans, initiates and puts into operation, plant capital improvements on time and on budgetChampions plant SOPs programSupport environmental policies and programsFacilitates and ensures adherence to safety laws, regulations, rules and sound practicesWorks with location management on the continued development and implementation of Health & Safety programs, policies and proceduresCoordinates and participates in audits, prioritizing and tracking completion of findingsWork closely with local team on staffing decisions for the plantEnsures that unsafe behavior and conditions are correctedInvestigates incidents (root cause analysis), incident trends and related preventative measuresMaintains the necessary health, safety & environmental records and documentationPerforms safety audits and sets the example for safetyEnsures the facility maintains world class sanitation standardsCommunicates food safety/sanitation/quality programs to plant supervisors and hourly employeesPrepares the facility for, and participates in, regulatory/third party/customer/company audits
Job Requirements: Strongly prefer degree in a related field of Engineering, Milling Science and or minimum of five years of hands-on production supervisory experienceRequire excellent command of the following: leadership, problem solving, self-motivation, organizational skills, and proficiency in Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel and Outlook)Prompt attendanceAvailable on call for any situations arising 24 hours a dayMust have confident and courteous mannerMust have established leadership skillsMust have a strong commitment to employee safetyMust be able to hear and speak clearly, read, comprehend and communicate orally and in writingThorough working knowledge of all equipment, systems, processes and methods regarding ADM milling units.
Must be highly organized, goal driven Position requires standing and walking for long periods, climbing stairs and ladders, working with tools, working within close-confined spaces, and working within extreme temperaturesRelocation assistance is 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 applicable pre-employment drug screen, medical questionnaire and a background check.
ADM is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age disability and veteran status.