Operator In Training
For more than a century the people of Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) have transformed crops into products that serve vital needs of a growing world. Today, we're one of the world's largest agricultural processors and food ingredient providers, with more than 33,000 ADM employees serving customers in more than 140 countries. With a global value chain that includes more than 470 crop procurement locations, 285 ingredient manufacturing facilities, 40 innovation centers and the world's premier crop transportation network, we connect the harvest to the home, making products for food, animal feed, chemical and energy uses.Job SummaryMonitors and controls process equipment from the DCS and the field.
The operator makes adjustments necessary to insure both the quality and the quantity of the products are within specified limits.
The operator is responsible for proper documentation and communicates important information to the production supervisor.
The operator maintains the Master Sanitation Scheduled in assigned area and cleans process spills as they occur. Essential Job Functions? Monitors all DCS screens on a continual basis, noting all changes or discrepancies in production variables such as temperatures, pressures, flows, tank levels, densities, pH and other process conditions.? Manipulates DCS control board and screens by targeting and making changes to set-points, out-puts, valves, etc. in order to keep various production conditions within specifications limits and parameters.? Analyzes sample results, verifying product quality and adherence to specifications and determines the adjustments needed to correct deviations.? Observes and acknowledges all alarm warnings on the DCS Alarm Screen and determines corrective actions to be taken in the control room or in the field to remedy the situation.? Obtains samples of product at various stages of production process to test for acidity, density, moisture, pH, and other quality parameters using pH meter, hydrometer, centrifuge, and other lab equipment.? Troubleshoots problems by investigating and inspecting all process and machine malfunctions and utilizes mechanical, chemical and other technical expertises to solve and eliminate process related problems.? Works in teams by maintaining good communication and cooperation with other department operators and management in order to achieve efficient production proecesses in all areas.? Communicates with field personnel through the use of radio units in order to ensure efficient coordination of the production process both in and out of the control room.? Works as a member