Plant Manager- Mendota, IL

Job Title:
Plant Manager- Mendota, IL
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 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 www.adm.com .
Plant Manager ? Mendota, IL
ADM Milling ? Carbohydrate Solutions
This is an exempt level position.
Position Summary:
This key operational role is responsible for all aspects of the daily operations at a new greenfield build 30,000 cwt/day wheat flour mill with a scheduled start date of July 2019. The Plant Manager will have a leading role in developing and implementing Programs and Standard Operating Procedures and must be excellent at training and developing operational staff. The ideal candidate sets and maintains ADMs high standards for Safety and Quality for all departments while maintaining production and efficiency excellence. Successful candidates will be good communicators who can nurture outstanding interdepartmental, commercial and customer relationships. They will have the ability to identify and decisively solve problems as they arise, develop and supervise capital improvement projects and maintain records in accordance with established ADM policies.
The Plant Manager reports directly to the Regional Operations Director, has approximately 5 department managers who report directly to them and 40 operations colleagues as indirect reports.
Job Responsibilities:
+ Manage a 30,000 Cwt. / day Wheat Flour Mill.
+ Coordinate production schedules of all department and products.
+ Proactively lead and support operational excellence initiatives.
+ Provide technical knowledge for processes and equipment to obtain performance.
+ Utilize production personnel and equipment in a safe and efficient manner to obtain maximum capacity and performance with optimum yields and quality product.
+ Plan, initiate and put into operation, plant improvement projects on time and on budget.
+ Continually train and develop operational staff.
Health, Safety & Environmental:
+ Facilitate and ensure adherence to safety laws, regulations, rules and sound practices.
+ Work with regional and local management on the continued development and implementation of Health & Safety programs, policies and procedures.
+ Coordinate and participate in audits, prioritizing and tracking completion of findings.
+ Ensure that unsafe behavior and conditions are corrected.
+ Maintain the necessary Health, Safety & Environmental records and documentation.
+ Perform Safety audits and set the example for safety.
Sanitation/Food Safety:
+ Ensure the facility maintains world class sanitation standards.
+ Communicate food safety/sanitation/quality programs to plant supervisors and hourly employees.
+ Prepare the facility for, and participate in, regulatory/third party/customer/company audits.
Job Description (Continued):
Job Requirements:
+ Must have a strong commitment to employee safety
+ Strongly prefer degree in a related field of Engineering, Milling Science and or minimum of ten years of hands-on production supervisory experience.
+ Require excellent command of the following: leadership, problem solving, self-motivation, organizational skills, and proficiency in Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel and Outlook)
+ Must have confident and courteous manner.
+ Must have established leadership skills.
+ Must be able to hear and speak clearly, read, comprehend and communicate orally and in writing.
+ Position requires standing and walking for long periods, climbing stairs and ladders, working with tools, working within close-confined spaces, and working within extreme temperatures.
Relocation assistance is 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.
IL - Illinois
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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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