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Practitioner, Maintenance Process Improvement (MPI) - Decatur, IL



Decatur, IL, USA
Posted on Friday, April 26, 2024

Practitioner, Maintenance Process Improvement (MPI) - Decatur, IL


IL - Illinois

Operations: Manufacturing, Production, Maintenance, Utilities

Job Description

Practitioner, Maintenance Process Improvement (MPI) - Decatur, IL
This is a full time, exempt level position.

Job Summary:
The MPI Practitioner role is designed to coach and guide the implementation of Maintenance Process Improvement in the areas of CMMS, MRO and Maintenance Planning and Scheduling.

This role works directly with both the RCM Technology Center, Execution Business Unit, Regional Managers and the various site personnel assigned for implementation.

This individual is a key leader with implementation, sustainability and continuous improvement of the RCM MPI Reliability Program.

Additionally, this person is considered a leader in the MPI (Maintenance Process Improvement) team and is responsible for driving step change improvement of CMMS, MRO and Planning and Scheduling at the site level. The Practitioner will apply their knowledge and experience to ensure continuous improvement to optimize the company's physical assets, maintenance, reliability processes and strategies.

The MPI Practitioner leads the acceptance, implementation, adoption and sustainability of necessary CMMS, MRO and Planning and Scheduling improvements needed at specifically assigned sites per the SOPs and procedures developed by the CMMS Lead, MRO Lead and Planning and Scheduling Lead / MPI Lead.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Travel required, up to 50% from home of residence to various assigned sites
  • Assess current level of maturity for assigned sites’ CMMS, MRO and Planning and Scheduling processes
  • Develop plan with assigned sites for improving upon CMMS, MRO and Planning and Scheduling processes with lower maturity levels per the MPI Deployment Plan
  • Lead MPI deployments in several locations per the MPI Deployment Plan
  • Deploy the MPI strategy and ensure it is integrated as part of Performance Excellence
  • Work closely with plant maintenance team and CMMS CRG´s
  • Communication with RCM Regional Managers, RCM Directors and other Technology Centers to ensure alignment between the different deployments
  • Drive metrics and KPI’s in support of operational goals while improving safety, quality, delivery and cost
  • Implementation of effective usage of maintenance planning, scheduling and execution processes using ADM’s chosen computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS)
  • Implementation of the standard MRO process
  • Train teams to utilize tools and methodologies aligned to MPI
  • Serve as multi-site implementation leader
  • Serve as multi-site sustainment leader
  • Audits/coaches the sites every visit
  • Audits/coaches KPIs, Pillars and key projects each visit
  • Ensures visibility of KPIs, trend management
  • Provide/share foundational best-practices
Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelors degree (or higher)
  • 10+ years of experience in industrial maintenance
  • Electrical or mechanical experience in a manufacturing maintenance environment
  • Experience leading and motivating maintenance, CMMS and MRO people
  • Knowledge of maintenance work management processes
  • Knowledge of CMMS systems like Maximo and SAP
  • Good communication and leadership experience
  • Good written and oral communication skills
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelors degree or higher in Engineering or a similar technical discipline
  • Proven ability to lead multifunctional teams
  • Experience with Microsoft Office suite
Excited 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.


Benefits and Perks

Enriching the quality of life for the world begins by taking care of our colleagues. In addition to competitive pay, we support your diverse needs with a comprehensive total rewards package to enhance your well-being, including:

  • Physical wellness – medical/Rx, dental, vision and on-site wellness center access or gym reimbursement (as applicable).
  • Financial wellness – flexible spending accounts, health savings account, 401(k) with matching contributions and cash balance plan, discounted employee stock purchasing program, life insurance, disability, workers’ compensation, legal assistance, identity theft protection.
  • Mental and social wellness – Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) and Colleague Giving Programs (ADM Cares).
Additional benefits include:
  • Paid time off including paid holidays.
  • Adoption assistance and paid maternity and parental leave.
  • Tuition assistance.
  • Company-sponsored training and development resources, such as LinkedIn Learning, language training and mentoring programs.
*Benefits may vary for bargained locations, confirm benefit eligibility with your recruiter.


Diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging are cornerstones of ADM’s efforts to continue innovating, driving growth, and delivering outstanding performance. We are committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce and create welcoming, truly inclusive work environments — environments that enable every ADM colleague to feel comfortable on the job, make meaningful contributions to our success, and grow their career. We respect and value the unique backgrounds and experiences that each person can bring to ADM because we know that diversity of perspectives makes us better, together.

We are committed to ensuring all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, ethnicity, disability, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, sexual orientation, age, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

We welcome everyone to apply, especially those individuals who are underrepresented in our industry, as we strive to ensure our workforce represents the world that we help to feed: people of color, women, gender non-conforming, LGBTQIA+, veterans and persons with disabilities. For more information regarding our efforts to advance Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging, please visit our website here: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion | ADM.

About ADM

At ADM, we unlock the power of nature to provide access to nutrition worldwide. With industry-advancing innovations, a complete portfolio of ingredients and solutions to meet any taste, and a commitment to sustainability, we give customers an edge in solving the nutritional challenges of today and tomorrow. We’re a global leader in human and animal nutrition and the world’s premier agricultural origination and processing company. Our breadth, depth, insights, facilities and logistical expertise give us unparalleled capabilities to meet needs for food, beverages, health and wellness, and more. From the seed of the idea to the outcome of the solution, we enrich the quality of life the world over. Learn more at www.adm.com.

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