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Production Operations Leadperson (Des Moines, IA)

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Job Title: Production Operations Leadperson (Des Moines, IA)
Location: Des Moines, IA, Mid-West United States, USA
Company: Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM)
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Commodities and Trading
Career Type: Manufacturing/Production
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

ADM Animal Nutrition is a division of Archer Daniels Midland Company and a leading producer of livestock feeds and supplements serving livestock operations throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico.

Production Operations Shift Leadperson, Des Moines, IA
The Operations Leadperson has active, hands-on involvement and daily presence within the facility. The position works closely with the production employees and oversees the general production training for new employees. Sets the example for culture by exemplifying ADM principles. Understands and follows company policies and procedures pertinent to the role.

Job Description

  • Active, hands-on involvement and daily presence within the facility, responsible for shift performance
  • Ensure the production schedule is followed daily
  • Issue production batch tickets
  • Work with office personnel to ensure production process is complete before shipping
  • Help with trouble shooting issues with batches, yields, and bagging problems
  • Help in production when needed
  • Monitor the workplace for improvements and safety concerns
  • Responsible for ensuring area is kept clean and document all listed housekeeping duties on Sanitation records have been completed
  • Responsible for participating and managing record keeping, safety, quality and production related activities
  • Provide feedback and direct observation of operator performance
  • Other responsibilities and tasks as assigned by management
Minimum Requirements
  • Promotes the ADM Way and Core Values
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) or equivalent
  • 3-5 years of manufacturing and/or warehousing experience, or proven proficiency
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to operate a forklift and tow motor safely
  • Must have proven proficiency in most aspects of the production/warehouse facility
  • Lift up to 60 lbs. on a routine basis
  • Must have a valid Iowa driver's license

This position offers a complete benefit package, including 401K/ESOP, pension, health, dental, vision, and life insurance.

ADM requires the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen, passing of pre-employment medical history questions and a background check.

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Job Post Date: 08/21/18
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