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Production Specialist - Cedar Rapids, IA

Company: ADM
Location: Cedar Rapids
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

Job Description Production Specialist - Entry Level Location: Cedar Rapids, IA Job Type: Full Time, Hourly Pay Range: $25.43 an hour Sign on Bonus: $1500 Shift(s) Available: The shift schedules include a 12-hour shift on a rotational or swing schedule (i.e., seven-day swing and/or rotational).
Ability to work any shift, overtime including weekends, holidays, or different shifts with advance notice as needed.
Why Join? Benefits Start First Day - Medical, Dental, Vision, and Prescription Drug Insurance Health and Wellness Incentives Weekly Pay Advancement Opportunities Paid Vacation and Holidays
Paid Sick Leave 401K/ESOP, pension with ADM matching contributions Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) Short & Long-Term Disability
Company Paid Life Insurance and Voluntary Life Insurance for Employees,' Spouse and Children Parental leave (paternity/maternity) Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Tuition Reimbursement Perks at work (discount program with several companies) Summary
This is an entry-level position in our cogeneration plant. 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. Production Specialists are expected to perform a variety of jobs, tasks or duties as assigned under limited supervision. Essential Job Functions: Work in a fast-paced environment to complete various processes including collecting "in process" samples and may or may not conduct the laboratory testing and assisting with operational activities in field. Assists in disassembling department equipment for the purpose of making repairs and with supervision reassembles, tests, and activates such equipment. Assists with routine preventive maintenance duties on department equipment and notifies the maintenance department of the need for major repairs or adjustments. Must be motivated and have the ability to take direction.
Maintain, monitor and adjust equipment Interact regularly with peers and management to pursue continuous improvement of facility operations and promote a teamwork focused environment
Communicate with team/shift employees concerning proper operation of equipment, changes in flow rates or processing capabilities safety concerns, product quality issues and maintenance issues Understand and adhere to ADM's Safety, Environmental Compliance and Food Quality and goal of achieving a zero-injury culture. Maintaining a safe and clean work environment Exhibit regular and prompt attendance and maintain attendance record in accordance with company policy Train to operate and calibrate equipment associated with the loadout and unloading process for bulk materials including trucks and/or rail cars, utilizing scales, pumps, conveyor, etc. Other duties as assigned Requirements: Must be 18 years or older Must be eligible to work in the United States without visa sponsorship Ability to understand and effectively communicate in English (verbal/written)
High School diploma or equivalent
Experience in production and/or similar military environment (preferred) On-the-Job Training Requirements: Complete ADM safety, food safety, quality, and environmental training
Participate in company planned operations training Equipment training may include but not limited to JLG, forklift, non-DOT truck, reach lift, etc. Working Conditions Ambient conditions - Work area is, typically, a non-air-conditioned production environment. Hot or cold Temperatures, all seasonal elements, both indoors and outdoors Atmosphere: Dust (Peanut - known allergen), cotton, canola seed, and odor Must be able to work around noise levels that may reach or exceed 85 decibels and require use of hearing protection for most of the work shift Company provided protective clothing required: Uniforms, hardhats, earplugs, safety glasses, hair restraints, steel-toed shoes, gloves, and safety harness may be required based on task performed; employees are required to wear all required PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) (i.e., hard-hats, safety glasses, earplugs, uniforms, and steel-toed boots) in addition to job specific PPE requirements. *Employees in roles that require respirators will need to be clean shaven. 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 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 ability and willingness to wear respirators Ability to traverse up to two (2) miles during the course of a workday Work Hours Ability to work overtime including weekends, holidays, or different shifts with advance notice as needed The shift schedules include a 12-hour shift on a rotational or swing schedule (i.e., seven-day swing and/or rotational) ADM requires the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen and a background check.REF:83165BR

Keywords: ADM, Cedar Rapids , Production Specialist - Cedar Rapids, IA, Professions , Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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