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Production Specialist -
Des Moines, IA

Company: ADM
Location: Des Moines
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description Production Specialist - Entry Level OperatorLocation: Des Moines, IAAnimal NutritionJob Type: Full Time, HourlyPay Range: up to 23.00Sign on Bonus: $1500Shift(s) Available: Monday through Thursday 10-hour shifts. Ability to work overtime including weekends, holidays, or different shifts with advance notice as neededApply Now! Text ADMDESMOINES to 53827Why Join?Benefits Start First Day - Medical, Dental, Vision, and Prescription Drug InsuranceHealth and Wellness IncentivesWeekly PayAdvancement OpportunitiesPaid Vacation and Holidays - Available ImmediatelyPaid Sick Leave401K/ESOP, pension with ADM (Archer Daniels Midland) matching contributionsFlexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)Short & Long-Term DisabilityCompany Paid Life Insurance and Voluntary Life Insurance for Employees,' Spouse and ChildrenMaternity and Paternity LeaveEmployee Assistance Program (EAP)Tuition ReimbursementPerks at work (discount program with several companies)SummaryYou 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 including responsible for bagging all finished product and/or completing the cut-in operations; ensuring the correct ingredients are added to the correct mixing system at the correct time.Essential Job Functions:Work in a fast-paced environment to complete various processes including weighing, bagging, packing, unpacking, labeling, and storing products and sanitizing around facility (sweeping, compressed air cleaning) in proper packaging as stated on the BMIEnsure finished product amount is accurate when compared to the BMIEnsure the proper material is bagged within the correct labeled container and is within weight tolerancesVerify the lot number, pallet cards, product code, and tag code listed on the ingredient is placed on the batch ticket and the label affixed to the labeled container is present, accurate and legible.Responsible for the addition of all hand add ingredients to the correct mixer at the proper timeRetrieve ingredients from the staging areas and place by the correct mixer; verify the correct number of ingredients are staged and initialed off on the BMIVerify the lot number listed on the bagged ingredient is placed on the batch ticketVerify that the components and amounts are correct when batch is completedResponsible for ensuring area is kept clean and document all listed housekeeping duties on Sanitation records have been completedFollow all cut-in procedures as outlined in Standard Operation ProceduresInteract regularly with peers and management to pursue continuous improvement of facility operations and promote a teamwork focused environmentCommunicate with team/shift employees concerning proper operation of equipment, changes in flow rates or processing capabilities safety concerns, product quality issues and maintenance issuesUnderstand 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 environmentExhibit regular and prompt attendance and maintain attendance record in accordance with company policyAfter training, operate 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 assignedRequirements:Must be 18 years or olderMust be eligible to work in the United States without visa sponsorshipAbility to understand and effectively communicate in English (verbal/written)High School diploma or equivalentExperience in production and/or similar military environment (preferred)On-the-Job Training Requirements:Complete ADM safety, food safety, quality, and environmental trainingParticipate in company planned operations trainingEquipment training may include but not limited to JLG, forklift, non-DOT truck, reach lift, etc.Working ConditionsAmbient conditions - Work area is, typically, a non-air-conditioned production environment. Hot or cold Temperatures, all seasonal elements, both indoors and outdoorsAtmosphere: Dust, cotton, canola seed, and odorMust 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 shiftCompany 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.Must adhere to food grade quality standards (i.e., no jewelry, piercings, etc.)Physical RequirementsAbility 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 frequentlyAbility 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 spacesAbility 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 overheadRequires ability and willingness to wear respirators *Employees in roles that require respirators will need to be clean shaven.Ability to traverse up to two (2) miles during the course of a workdayWork HoursAbility to work overtime including weekends, holidays, or different shifts with advance notice as neededThe shift schedule is Monday through Thursday, 10-hour shifts.This position offers a complete benefit package, including 401K/ESOP, pension, health, life and dental insurance. ADM requires the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen and a background check.

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