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Laborer - Decatur Complex - Decatur, IL

Company: Archer Daniels Midland Company
Location: Decatur
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description Laborer - Decatur Complex - Decatur, IL This is a full time, hourly position Position Summary: This is an entry-level position which could be in a union or non-union workforce. You will gain knowledge of the facility, general department knowledge, and handle tasks through completion of tasks and look for ways to improve the process and personal performance. Laborers are expected to perform a variety of jobs, tasks or duties as assigned. You can expect to be assigned to one of the following facilities: Corn, East, West, Blend, Bioproducts, etc. You should be available to work any shift, overtime, weekends and holidays as required. The shift schedules include 8 or 12 hour shifts on a rotational or swing schedule (i.e. seven day swing and/or rotational) Job Description: * General housekeeping which can consist of clean up, sweeping, vacuuming, painting, oiling, greasing, lubrication, sample retrieval, power washing * Material handling by utilizing moving or motorized equipment - fork truck, payloader, bobcat, track mobile * Miscellaneous duties as needed or required to meet specific department and production needs * Load, unload railcars and trucks * Accurately complete loading and product shipment paperwork * You will be expected to show an ability to learn functions outside of the general laborer duties to help fill in for temporary or permanent vacancies in other roles (i.e. utility, Production Worker, and various Operator grades) * Commitment to ADM's goal of achieving a zero injury culture by possessing a safe working attitude, be an active participant in safety programs, learn and follow written rules and procedures, and produce accurate documentation * Promotes the ADM Way and Core Values Job Requirements: * High School diploma or equivalent * Knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures within an industrial environment is helpful * Ability to rely on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job * Ability to perform duties unsupervised * You should have regular, prompt attendance * Flexibility to change daily tasks as plant needs arise * Possess a positive attitude and can bring new ideas to improving the facilities * Excellent mechanical, troubleshooting, reasoning and problem solving aptitude * Able to work independently, in a team, maintain a positive and respectful attitude, and be able to perform tasks in a timely manner * Able to utilize independent judgment to tackle problems, have excellent organizational skills, and strive for continuous improvement * Basic computer knowledge and general math comprehension * Able to communicate with all levels of the organization * Actively engage in Performance Excellence * You should have a concern for quality * You should be dependable with integrity and values * You should be motivated and have a self-awareness to perform job * Good listener with good verbal communication * Work with tools in a proper and safe manner Physical Requirements: * Ability to move about or to a work site by ascending/descending stairs, bending, kneeling and prolonged periods of standing and sitting, stooping, bending, kneeling or squatting frequently * Ability to operate equipment or machinery that may be located at different heights; may require work on ladders, scaffolding or other work at heights or in confined spaces * Work in uncomfortable environments including hot/cold temperatures and a dusty environment * Spring / Summer: Outside temperature may be up to or exceed 100 degrees with potential for high humidity; may be exposed to inclement weather conditions including, but not limited to, rain and wind * Fall / Winter: Outside temperatures may reach freezing or below; may be exposed to inclement weather including, freezing rain, sleet, snow and wind * Some manufacturing processes within the facility are highly reliant on machinery and other processing equipment and, as a result, noise levels may reach or exceed 85 decibels and require use of hearing protection for most of the work shift * Work area is, typically, a non-air-conditioned production environment; employees are required to wear all required PPE (i.e. hard-hats, safety glasses, earplugs, uniforms, and steel-toed boots) in addition to job specific PPE requirements * Ability to lift and transport materials and equipment weighing up to 40 pounds on a frequent basis, up to 55 pounds on an occasional basis and up to 50 pounds overhead * Requires physical qualification to wear respirators * Ability to traverse up to two (2) miles during the course of a work day 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.

Keywords: Archer Daniels Midland Company, Decatur , Laborer - Decatur Complex - Decatur, IL, Other , Decatur, Illinois

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