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Chemical Process Operator

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Job Title: Chemical Process Operator
Location: Clinton, IA, Mid-West United States, USA
Company: Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM)
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Equipment, Manufacturing and Technical
Career Type: Maintenance/Repair
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
Salary: 0
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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

Chemical Process Operator - Clinton IA Bioprocessing
This is an hourly position.

Position Summary:
ADM Clinton Bioprocessing is seeking Chemical Process Operators for the production of fermentation products at our facility in Clinton, IA. This position includes working a rotating shift as part of a team in a chemical manufacturing process including evenings, weekends, holidays and overtime as required. In this position you will:
  • Monitor and control process parameters to achieve desired product specifications by analyzing system controls, log sheets, and lab reports.
  • Take samples of the product at various stages for lab analysis.
  • Contribute to department production logs and reports reflecting production levels, maintenance requirements and related information.
  • Monitor all equipment and systems to ensure proper mechanical operation and notify supervisor if repairs are needed.
  • Take ownership for personal safety and safety of others through commitment to safe behaviors, a safe work environment, and adherence to safety policies and procedures.
  • Contribute to plant safety programs including, but not limited to, the Lock Out / Tag Out program.
  • Successfully complete all continuous education requirements including, but not limited to, safety and environmental rules and regulations, process equipment, controls and technologies.
  • Communicate with other operators to troubleshoot process problems.
  • Provide ideas to supervisors for process improvements.
Job Requirements:
  • Promotes the ADM Way and Core Values
  • Excellent mechanical, troubleshooting, and problem solving aptitude.
  • Strong mathematical and reasoning skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to provide feedback to peers and supervisors.
  • High attention to detail.
  • Knowledge of chemical and mechanical operations.
  • Ability to read and understand technical drawings including P&ID's (Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams) and flow charts.
  • General computer skills.
  • High school diploma or GED required. Related college coursework is a plus.

Desired Skills and Experience:
  • Experience in utilities operations, continuous process operations and/or batch process operations.
  • Windows-based DCS (Distributed Control System) or control terminal experience.
Physical Requirements:
  • Must have the ability to climb stairs and ladders, lift 50 lbs., bend, kneel and stand for long periods of time, work in confined spaces, wear a face respirator, work at heights, in hot and cold temperatures, and in a dusty environment.
Relocation assistance is not 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 veterans status.

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Job Post Date: 03/08/19
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