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Maintenance Electrician- Decatur, IL BioProducts

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Decatur, IL 62523
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Maintenance Electrician- Decatur, IL BioProducts



Job Description:

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 .

Maintenance Electrician – Decatur BioProducts Plant, Decatur IL

This is an Hourly position.

Job Summary:

Maintenance electricians are responsible for troubleshooting, servicing, repairing, installing, and removing electrical equipment, including but not limited to; solenoids, motor starters, facility lighting, control system instrumentation, position/motion/plug sensor devices, limit switches, PLC equipment, power supplies, conduit installation, wiring connections, and motors.

Essential Job Functions:

+ Identify and diagnose electrical problems

+ Perform routine electrical repair projects and preventative maintenance on production equipment such as breaker boxes, motor leads and lighting fixtures

+ Assist in the installation and wiring of new/modified electrical equipment

+ Maintain accurate and thorough inventory of electrical parts and related manuals

+ Monitors plant motors and starters, checking for hot spots and completing required reports

+ Select, install and pull wiring to required equipment locations; making connections, testing circuitry and performing related installation processes of low and medium voltage to 4160V

+ Understands their role in food safety and quality systems, actively participates in food safety efforts and ensures all activities conform to good manufacturing practices

+ Responsible for utilizing the Performance Excellence process

Job Qualifications:

+ Committed to ADM’s goal of achieving a zero injury culture; understand and follow company safety procedures

+ Class A journeyman’s license (Preferred)

+ 2-4 years instrumentation experience and/or equivalent degree or schooling (industrial or commercial setting); able to run conduit, troubleshoot, read blue prints

+ Excellent communication & organizational skills; able to collaborate with colleagues and management teams to complete assignments in a timely manner

+ Willing to improve technical skills through on-the-job and/or outside training

+ Willing to work shift and weekends as needed

+ Extensive knowledge and experience with our CMMS (Maximo)

+ Detailed understanding of Food Manufacturing Plant Operation and Maintenance.

Physical Requirements:

+ Ability to lift and transport materials and equipment weighing up to thirty (30) pounds on a frequent basis, up to fifty (50) pounds on an occasional basis

+ Lifting or carrying of weights over fifty (50) pounds is rare; employees are encouraged to request assistance in lifting or carrying objects that weigh more than fifty (50) pounds

+ Ability to traverse up to two (2) miles during the course of a work day

+ Ability to move about or to a work site by stooping, bending, kneeling, or squatting frequently during the course of a work day; may require periods of prolonged sitting or standing

+ Ability to operate equipment or diagnose/detect issues of machinery that may be located at different heights; may require work on ladders, scaffolding, or other work at heights

+ Full range of physical motion is required in order to operate manual and electrically powered tools and electrical test equipment, to move throughout the facility, including climbing stairs in all buildings, and to work at heights

Job Description (Continued):

ADM requires the successful completion of applicable pre-employment drug screen, medical questionnaire and background check.

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

ADM is an Equal Opportunity Employer for minorities, females, protected veterans and individuals with a disability.




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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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