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Milling and Fermentation Process Specialist - Cedar Rapids, IA

Company: ADM
Location: Cedar Rapids
Posted on: May 4, 2024

Job Description:

Job Description Milling and Fermentation Process SpecialistThe Milling and Fermentation Process Specialist, Subject Matter Expert is responsible for setting tactical and strategic direction for the Mash Prep Area within the Dry Grind Ethanol facility. This employee will work with andreport to the Dry Grind Superintendent. The duties may vary by day, and hours may varybased on specific tasks. Duties include setting daily direction for operations throughstandard work, maintenance planning/prioritization, ensuring trainees are meetingtraining milestones, assessing trainees on competency, overall reliability of milling/mash prep areas, troubleshooting plant upsets, execute focused improvement solutions within milling / mash prep, maintain ELSP and area specific safety items, own Standard Operating Procedures within distillation, monitor/track enzyme/chemical truck deliveries, create strategic vision to maintain optimal plant operations, participate in plant initiative activities, and other tasks as required. This person will be responsible for updating and maintaining all Mash Prep related PolicyTech information. For the tactical portion of the job, the Subject Matter Expert is required to drive out losses within the department to ensure mash prep is capable of hitting maximum plant throughputs.Job Function:Communicates effectively with the department operators, contractors, engineering,and supervision.Maintains close contact with the operations, advising the Superintendent asproblems are encountered.Create action plans on how to eliminate bottlenecks and/or losses within Mash PrepProactively anticipates challenges and hazards and works to eliminate them before they impact the Mash Prep area, both operationally and safetyClosely monitor the process to ensure optimized process parameters while maintaining within the designated KPI rangesUtilize the Performance Excellence pillars to drive out losses and optimize Mash
Prep areaWorks directly with Maintenance Planner(s) and Maintenance Superintendent to prioritize Work OrdersDetermine the timing for execution of maintenance work orders and schedule LOTO activities with operatorsEnsure prompt and adequate delivery of process enzymes and chemicalsDetailed and in depth troubleshooting of problematic systems and areas.Maintain operational standard work for operators to provide day to day guidanceAssists with operational activities on D3 and in fieldEnsure trainees are progressing on training plans, providing feedback to further their training experiencesEvaluate and qualify trainees to designate the have the required competency to run the mash prep areaProvide insight on employee feedback to Operations Supervisor and Superintendent during annual operator merit review processCreate strategic goals for mash prep to maintain optimal reliability and efficiencyParticipate in corporate initiatives and lead efforts at the plant level to execute those initiativesEnter and approve Work Orders as issues arise that need attention with appropriate prioritization (Code 1, 4, 7, 9)Must be a highly motivated individual and have the ability to motivate others for task completion.Must be able to work well with others in a team environment, as well as the ability to work well without supervision.Excellent attendance and positive attitude on a daily basis is a must.Ability to issue hot work and confined space permitsMaintain, update, and write all ESLP documentation for distillationMaintain, update, and write all SOP's for distillationAssists in equipment periodic inspections.Ability to align to department's priorities and self-manage workload accordinglyKeep safe practices at the forefront of all activities and positively engage other team members in the safety cultureLeads by example through following ADM's Code of Conduct and its Core Values.Performs other duties as assignedWork Environment:Primarily Monday - Friday, but available for operations outside of standard working hours.Work with various chemicals and causticsWork with vibrating equipment on occasional basisHazards: work on slippery/uneven surfaces and at high elevations on constant basisHigh and low temperature extremesWork in cramped positions on frequent basisStand for long periods of time.Lift 50 lbs.Carry ladders and tools.Climb laddersWalk long distancesPreferred Skills:Experienced milling, fermentation, and liquefaction Qualification(s)Good communication skills and ability to communicate with individuals on multiple levelsMechanical and operations aptitudeStrong troubleshooting skillsExcellent in LOTO policy and proceduresIn depth knowledge of Dry Grind facility and associated processes outside of Mash PrepExcited about this role but don't meet every requirement listed? Studies show that often applicants will self-select out if they don't check every box. We encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this role or another one of our openings.ADM requires the successful completion of a background check. "AJCIND"REF:83334BR

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