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Production Technician - Indianola, IA

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Job Title: Production Technician - Indianola, IA
Location: Indianola, IA, Midwest United States, USA
Company: Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM)
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Commodities and Trading
Career Type: Technician
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
Salary: 0
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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

Production Technician-
This is an hourly, full-time position.

Position Summary:
  • Engage in facility and equipment maintenance in accordance with plant policies and procedures. Ensure smooth production operation during shift.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Work with compliance to all applicable OSHA, EPA, and ADM health and safety work
    practices, production and material handling procedures
  • Maintains an attitude that accidents are preventable
  • Discusses any safety concerns with supervisor throughout the shift

Job Requirements
  • Perform routine maintenance on equipment.
  • Determine when and what kind of maintenance is needed.
  • Determine causes of operating errors and provide solutions.
  • Use logic and reason to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Determine tools and equipment required to complete job.
  • Repair equipment using proper tools.
  • Operate within standard operating procedures (SOPs) and Job Safety Analysis (JSAs).
  • Observe gauges, dial or other indicators to make certain the machine is working properly.
  • Ensure a clean and safe work area.
  • Maintain tools and equipment to prevent introduction of foreign materials into production equipment of finished products
  • Conduct tests and inspections of products, services and processes to check quality and performance.
  • Maintain compliance with regulatory requirements, including but not limited to OSHA
  • Contribute to company-wide strategic planning efforts
  • Other duties as assigned

Education and Experience Preferences:
High School Diploma or GED preferred with 3-5 years related experience and/or training.

Reasoning Ability:
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.

Technical Skills:
Knowledge of manufacturing processes, procedures and machinery. Computer; proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook.

Physical and Environmental Demand:
  • Ability to lift, push, pull 50+ lbs. Will also require standing, walking, sitting, bending, pushing, pulling
  • Work is performed in a non-climate control factory.
  • Work environment requires the use of safety equipment to include but not limited to; eye safety glasses, hearing protectors, steel toe work boots, hard hats and any other protective gear.
  • Loose fitting clothes and jewelry are not permitted.

Relocation assistance is not available with this position.

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

ADM requires the successful completion of applicable pre-employment drug screen, medical/respirator questionnaire and a background check.
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Job Post Date: 09/19/20
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