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Maintenance Supervisor - Decatur, IL



People & HR, Operations
Decatur, IL, USA
Posted on Monday, July 8, 2024

Maintenance Supervisor - Decatur, IL


IL - Illinois

Operations: Manufacturing, Production, Maintenance, Utilities

Job Description

Asst. Maintenance Superintendent - Decatur East Plant Elevator A

Basic Function and Overview
The Assistant Maintenance Superintendent will utilize the tools of the Maintenance Management System to review and implement the maintenance activities designed to support the process equipment at the Decatur East Plant Elevator A facility. The Asst. Superintendent will be the liaison between Maintenance Teams,Operations, Engineering and Project Management Departments while implementing or executing planned and/or scheduled maintenance activities, also collaborating with Department Maintenance Planner to insure that job plans and schedules are accurate and executable. This role will also be responsible for monitoring the assigned maintenance activities and for assuring that planning, required parts, tools, PPE, permitting and other resources, to support the planned activities are readily available at the time of the job. The Assistant Maintenance Superintendent will train and be a mentor to the Maintenance work force to develop their skills, abilities, and to provide feedback to the workforce. The Asst. Superintendent is expected to support the use of the CMMS(Maximo) by assuring that work orders are closed with appropriate details and new work orders are generated based on the results of each work day.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Performs duties in a safe manner, utilizing all approved safety equipment, and successfully completes all safety certification requirements while assisting others on the team to do the same with an accidents are preventable attitude.
  • Perform as a team member while executing the planned, preventative, and/or predictive maintenance activities that support the reliability efforts of the Maintenance Department.
  • Utilize the Maintenance Management System to insure that assigned work orders are closed with appropriate details and new work orders are generated based on the day’s activities.
  • Maintains a thorough awareness of and may utilize manuals, publications and files required to address problems efficiently.
  • Review job requests to insure they are accurate and executable.
  • Diagnoses problems with control panels and related production equipment and makes repairs to or replaces such as required.
  • Train and/or mentor the work force to develop their skills and abilities.
  • Participate in the installation of new or modified equipment, insuring that equipment is operating effectively.
  • Maintains documentation of equipment relating to production processes.
  • Understands their role in food safety and quality systems, actively participates in all safety efforts and ensures all activities conform to good manufacturing practices.
  • May recommend the purchase of supplies and materials as required
  • May perform reasonably similar or related duties as required.
Working Conditions
  • Must be able to work in a variety of environmental conditions, such as hot and cold temperatures and dusty environment.
  • Climb stairs, some lifting, sit and stand for long periods, work in confined spaces, work with heights, bending, kneeling, and respirator qualified.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Working knowledge of trades classifications and functions including tools and materials, and task specific sequencing required for maintenance and repairs and preventative maintenance tasks.
  • Prior use and interpretation of maintenance or facility maintenance union contracts and vendor contracts applicable to job task assignments.
  • Use of safety measures and the understanding of OSHA regulations for construction and trade work.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Demonstrated proficient use of various computer programs.
  • Experience with interpreting blueprints, diagrams and manuals.
  • Accurate and acute written and oral communications skills
  • Ability to coach and mentor peers, and to share among peers newly found or developed skills, techniques and improvements.
  • Two year technical degree preferred or equivalent experience.
  • Previous leadership experience is helpful
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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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