Plant Utility

Archer Daniels Midland ADM

This is an hourly position.

Job Summary: Under limited supervision, performs various duties in the corn plant. The duties may vary by day and hours may vary based on assignment. Duties may include doing cleaning, gathering samples, operating motorized equipment such as bobcats and forktrucks, making adjustments to plant equipment, training, etc.

Job Function:
· Collects “in process” samples and may or may not conduct the laboratory testing.
· Communicates effectively with the department operators.
· Maintains close contact with the area supervisor, advising the supervisor of problems encountered.
· Contributes to team effort to complete the assigned Sanitation Schedule items.
· Maintains a neat and clean working area at all times, washing equipment as required and placing equipment in the proper storage areas.
· Assists with operational activities in field.
· Assists in disassembling department equipment for the purpose of making repairs and with supervision reassembles, tests and activates such equipment.
· Assists with routine preventive maintenance duties on department equipment and notifies the maintenance department of the need for major repairs or adjustments.
· Movement and operation of railcars, forklift, skid-steer and front end loaders
· Must be motivated and have the ability to take direction.
· Must be able to work well with others in a team environment, as well as the ability to work well without supervision.
· Excellent attendance is a must. Performs other duties as assigned by management.

Work Environment:
· Work with various chemicals and caustics
· Work overtime when necessary
· Work with vibrating equipment on occasional basis
· Hazards: work on slippery/uneven surfaces and at high elevations on constant basis
· High and low temperature extremes
· Work in cramped positions on frequent basis
· Stand for long periods of time.
· Lift 50 lbs.
· Carry ladders and tools.
· Climb ladders
· Walk long distances

Preferred Skills:
· Previous process or plant experience is a plus
· Mechanical aptitude
· Highschool diploma or GED Relocation assistance is not available.

ADM requires the successful completion of a pre-employment drug/alcohol screen, medical screen, and a background check.

About ADM: At ADM, we unlock the power of nature to provide access to nutrition worldwide. With industry-advancing innovations, a complete portfolio of ingredients and solutions to meet any taste, and a commitment to sustainability, we give customers an edge in solving the nutritional challenges of today and tomorrow. We’re a global leader in human and animal nutrition and the world’s premier agricultural origination and processing company. Our breadth, depth, insights, facilities and logistical expertise give us unparalleled capabilities to meet needs for food, beverages, health and wellness, and more. From the seed of the idea to the outcome of the solution, we enrich the quality of life the world over. Learn more at

Job Benefits:
  • 401K/ESOP
  • Pension
  • Health, life and dental insurance

Job ID: 76636

Posted 12 days ago

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