Process Development Technician
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 33,000 employees serving customers in more than 140 countries. With a global value chain that includes more than 460 crop procurement locations, 300 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. Process Development Technician ? Decatur, IL This is a Salary Non-Exempt level position. Position Summary:
Reports to the Director, Process DevelopmentRotating swing shift position supporting process development activities within the BioProducts facility Job Responsibilities:
Good communication skills, conveying information
both professionally and concisely Actively champion and promote all safety related policies and programs to ensure colleague engagement and commitment to the benefits of working safe. Support of the development of manufacturing technology and capabilities for new/improved products and processesSupport of efforts to develop and implement technology and practices to reduce contamination, increase productivity and yield and increase utilization of idle equipmentConduct experiments in lab and full-scale process equipment. Support installation, startup and transfer of new technologyPerform troubleshooting and problem solvingDevelop management of change requests, operating procedures logs, etc. and provide training related to technology transfer functionsProvide training for operatorsDocument results and generate reports Job Requirements:
Three or more years of experience in an ADM operating facility; BioProducts experience preferredStrong interpersonal and communication skills and ability to work across functionsCreative/analytical problem solving skills and innovative approaches to resolve complex problems Demonstrated strength with trouble-shooting activitiesStrong Microsoft office skills such as PowerPoint, Excel and WordPromotes the ADM Way and Core Values Able to communicate with all levels of the organization Must have a demonstrated history of safe work behavior and a sincere desire to follow and improve upon safety policies and procedures
Work in uncomfortable environments, such as hot or cold temperaturesAbility to climb stairs and exposure to heightsMoves/transports fifty five poundsAble to access all areas in the plantSit or stand for long periods of time and bending, kneeling Relocation assistance is not available with this position. ADM requires the successful completion of applicable pre-employment drug screen, medical questionnaire and a background check.