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ADM Production Operator - Hutchinson, KS in Hutchinson, Kansas


Job Title:

Production Operator - Hutchinson, KS


Operations: Manufacturing, Production, Maintenance, Utilities

Job Description:

Location: Hutchinson, KS

Job Type: Full Time, Hourly

Pay Range: $18.50 an hour

Position Reports To: Production Manager

Shift(s) Available: Rotating shift of 8, 10 or 12 hours, Ability to work overtime including weekends, holidays, or different shifts with advance notice as needed

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Why Join?

Benefits Start First Day

Medical, Dental, Vision, and Prescription Drug Insurance

Health and Wellness Incentives

Paid Vacation and Holidays – available immediately

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

Paternity Leave

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Tuition Reimbursement

Advancement Opportunities

Weekly Pay

Perks at work (discount program with several companies)

Essential Functions of the Job: (Other duties may be assigned)

  • Exhibit regular and prompt attendance and maintain attendance record in accordance with company policy

  • Work in a fast-paced environment to complete weighing and bagging of product.

  • Sew closed the bags of product.

  • Palletize the bagged finished product.

  • Drives sit-down/stand-up forklifts, and other industrial vehicles such as lifts and automated pallet jacks as needed.

  • Monitor machines and make minor adjustments to ensure quality and efficiency requirements.

  • Assist the team leaders during start-ups and Perform changeover and end of run cleaning as directed.

  • Keep abreast of the production schedule and plan changeovers accordingly.

  • Utilize computer systems to input and record data as required regarding, sanitation, and processing equipment.

  • 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

  • Interact regularly with peers and management to pursue continuous improvement of facility operations and promote a teamwork focused environment

  • Always maintain the cleanliness of the processing and storage rooms. (Sweeping, compressed air cleaning)

  • Follow the specifications established for product and packaging requirements.

  • Understand and adhere to ADM's Safety, Environmental Compliance and Food Quality and goal of achieving a zero-injury culture.

  • Maintain and promote a strong safety culture and follow all safety policies, procedures, and regulations.

  • Identify and communicate workplace hazards and correct or seek assistance in correcting unsafe actions or conditions.

  • Learn and comply with all food safety, GMP, and sanitation policies and procedures.

  • Assist with training new operators in conjunction with other members of management.

  • Learn and thoroughly understand immediate area of plant operations.

  • Other assignments or projects as requested by any member of management.


  • 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.

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 (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. Requires ability and willingness to wear respirators.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, and/or crouch; frequently required to hear and talk; regularly required to climb staircases, ramps, or similar building structures; regularly required to lift 50 – 100 pounds on an occasional basis and up to 50 pounds overhead; specific vision abilities include color, ability to see up close and ability to see from a distance.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work area is, typically, a non-air-conditioned production environment. Hot or cold Temperatures, all seasonal elements, both indoors and outdoors. The employee may regularly be exposed to extreme heat and 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. The employee is regularly exposed to poor lighting. The employee may regularly work in an elevated workplace. Employee must have the 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

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)

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor.

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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ADM is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability and veterans status.

About ADM::

ADM unlocks the power of nature to enrich the quality of life. We're a premier global human and animal nutrition company, delivering solutions today with an eye to the future. We're blazing new trails in health and well-being as our scientists develop groundbreaking products to support healthier living. We're a cutting-edge innovator leading the way to a new future of plant-based consumer and industrial solutions to replace petroleum-based products. We're an unmatched agricultural supply chain manager and processor, providing food security by connecting local needs with global capabilities. And we're a leader in sustainability, scaling across entire value chains to help decarbonize our industry and safeguard our planet. From the seed of the idea to the outcome of the solution, we give customers an edge in solving the nutritional and sustainability challenges of today and tomorrow. Learn more at www.adm.com.