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Maintenance Engineer West Region



Decatur, IL, USA
Posted on Wednesday, July 3, 2024

Maintenance Engineer West Region


IL - Illinois

Operations: Manufacturing, Production, Maintenance, Utilities

Job Description

Maintenance Engineer- Hazard Monitoring - Must be located in Western Region of the US
This is an exempt level position.

Job Summary:
The Regional Maintenance Engineer – Hazard Monitoring is responsible for Hazard Monitoring Systems (HAZMON) and Critical Safety Devices (CSD’s) in all facets of operation. These systems are essential in preventing malfunctioning equipment from causing a fire or explosion which could lead to catastrophic property damage and death. Responsible for being a lead in new and replacement projects, tracking and understanding costs, troubleshooting equipment, reviewing and auditing facilities and training employees. This position will require extensive travel.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Oversight of Hazard Monitoring projects. Will require purchasing of materials and supplies, facility scheduling, equipment installation, budget tracking, employee training, and commissioning of equipment
  • Equipment specification, design, selection, installation and validation
  • Troubleshoot and repair hazard monitoring equipment
  • Training and mentoring other colleagues on Hazard Monitoring equipment
  • Managing contractors for staffing levels, costs, productivity, safety
  • Review facilities to ensure compliance with Tier II Guidance and Hazard Monitoring requirements
  • Assist in Incident Investigations
Minimum Job Requirements:
  • Strong dedication to safety, quality and environmental compliance
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Critical thinking and problem solving
  • Hands on involvement
  • Strong initiative and work ethic
  • Ability to look beyond the task at hand, to anticipate challenges and develop options to overcome them
  • Ability to work as a team member and independently
  • Must have Valid Driver’s License
  • Must be able to obtain a Passport
  • Must be willing to travel
Education & Experience:
  • 3-5 years minimum of plant/grain elevator experience
  • Electrical/Maintenance experience is desired
  • Previous Hazard Monitoring experience is helpful
Working Conditions & Physical Requirements:
  • Capable of working in extreme temperatures
  • Ability to work at heights and in confined spaces
  • Ability to climb ladders and stairs
  • Some processes within the facility are highly reliant on machinery and other processing equipment and, as a result, noise levels may reach or exceed 85 decibels and require use of hearing protection for most of the work shift.
  • Able to lift and transport materials and equipment weighing up to 30 pounds on a frequent basis, up to 50 pounds on an occasional basis.
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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