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Electrical & Instrumentation Technician- Southport, NC

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Job Title: Electrical & Instrumentation Technician- Southport, NC
Location: Southport, NC, South 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 40,000 employees serving customers in hundreds of countries. With a global value chain that includes approximately 450 crop procurement locations, more than 330 food and feed ingredient manufacturing facilities, 62 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

Electrical & Instrumentation Technician- Southport, NC
This is an hourly level position.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Participates in ADM safety programs
  • Troubleshoots equipment breakdowns and restores operation
  • Conducts routine maintenance and troubleshooting of control systems in both the process and utilities areas
  • Performs preventive maintenance for all equipment
  • Calibrates instruments, per SOP, as required
  • Works with maintenance support and stock room personnel to ensure all parts transactions are properly documented
  • Participates on teams to perform root cause analysis of failures.
  • Assists with checkout and startup of new equipment
  • Communicates equipment details effectively with other maintenance, process and engineering personnel
  • Assists the Maintenance Planner by providing feedback on PM (Preventive Maintenance) frequency and job steps
  • Uses the Maximo CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management System) to track work orders, purchase parts and track time
  • Makes recommendations to supervisors regarding spare parts inventory
  • Assists with identifying and standardizing parts between departments
  • Works with departments on maintenance reliability issues including motors, valves, instruments, controls, controllers, and DCS systems
  • Communicates with production workers regarding maintenance jobs including status, repairs and follow up review
  • Conducts work activities in an environmentally sound manner by being committed to the protection of the environment
  • Follows all OSHA (Occupational Health and Safety Administration), NFPA (National Fire Protection Agency), NEC (National Electrical Code) and plant safety procedures, and provide feedback when updates or changes need to be made
  • Possesses a 'hands-on' attitude and is willing to assist fellow maintenance team members with repairs as needed
  • Promotes the ADM Way and Core Values
  • Must have a demonstrated history of safe work behavior and a sincere desire to follow and improve upon safety policies and procedures
Job Requirements:
  • Electrical/instrumentation background, with a minimum of a 2 year technical degree or 5 years of experience in an industrial environment
  • Proficiency in mechanical diagnosis and repair, computer hardware and software
  • Mechanical aptitude is essential
  • Should be qualified to work on all electrical equipment from 24VDC to 13.2 KV
  • Must be able to read and understand electrical drawings, instrument indexes and computerized data archives
  • Must be able to operate specialized computer interfaces as required for diagnosis and troubleshooting
  • Experience with industrial packaging/warehouse equipment and control systems a plus
  • Must have a basic competency in office applications such as MS Office, and must be able to learn support systems such as Maximo with minimal individualized training
  • Must be able to climb stairs, perform some lifting, sit or stand for long periods, work at heights, bending, kneeling, and be able to be respirator qualified
  • Must be able to work in all environmental conditions, including temperature extreme
  • Must be willing to work on shifts or overtime as required
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 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.

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Job Post Date: 09/19/19
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