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Electrical Planner - Decatur Corn Plant

at Archer Daniels Midland Company

Posted: 3/1/2019
Job Reference #: 2364431
Keywords: electrical

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Job Title
Electrical Planner - Decatur Corn Plant

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Job Description
Electrical Planner - Decatur Corn Plant, Decatur IL
This is an Salary Exempt position. 
Job Summary: 
Responsible for planning for a team of maintenance electricians responsible for troubleshooting, servicing, repairing, installing, and removing electrical equipment, including but not limited to; solenoids, motor starters, facility lighting, control system instrumentation, position/motion/plug sensor devices, limit switches, PLC equipment, power supplies, conduit installation, wiring connections, and motors.

Essential Job Functions:
  • Review and design electrical systems to ensure code compliance
  • Propose and manage projects and ideas that improve the safety, reliability, cost, and energy use at ADM facilities
  • Review the scope of work and perform field walk downs for approved work orders to determine the scope and required resources to complete the work.
  • Edit work orders in CMMS by inputting all the necessary planning information that insures safe and efficient execution of jobs.
  • Order all required materials, perform receipt and quality verification prior to scheduling work
  • Perform frequent backlog reviews and remove completed workorders
  • Lead departmental scheduling meetings to build a schedule that effectively and efficiently utilizes all available resources to perform maintenance work for the following week.
  • Communicate the status of ongoing work with department leadership and make work plan adjustments accordingly
  • Conduct or arrange for worker training in safety, repair, and maintenance techniques, operational procedures, or equipment use
  • Ensure that complete equipment service records are maintained
  • Understands their role in food safety and quality systems, actively participates in food safety efforts and ensures all activities conform to good manufacturing practices
  • Responsible for utilizing the Performance Excellence process

Job Description - Continued
Job Qualifications:
  • Minimum of 5 years electrical maintenance experience, supervisory and planning experience is ideal
  • Electrical Contractor or Journeyman License preferred
  • Familiar with motor starters, motor control devices, PLC’s, PLC logic, controls, and medium/high voltage.
  • Thorough understanding of the use of PLC in an industrial setting is required.
  • Strong knowledge of the National Electrical Code (NFPA 70), and Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace (NFPA 70E)
  • Strong knowledge of electrical power distribution and design
  • Strong knowledge in industrial electrical design and specifications
  • Familiarity with ladder logic and operator interface systems
  • Ability to work with all levels of employees to achieve desired results
  • Good communication skills for working with other electricians, plant engineers, and upper management
  • Must be available for emergency call-in work, and take formal trade school courses as selected by management.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience with our CMMS (Maximo)
  • Detailed understanding of Food Manufacturing Plant Operation and Maintenance.
Working Conditions:
  • Dust
  • Chemicals / Irritants
    • The scope of the position requires exposure to and use of chemicals, solvents, and cleaners common to mechanical work that may be hazardous and/or cause injury if specific instructions regarding their mixture, use, and disposal/storage are not properly followed
  • Inside areas:
    • Spring / Summer: Temperatures in some areas of the facility will be up to or exceed 100 degrees
    • Fall / Winter: Temperatures in the facility may be at or below freezing
  • Outside areas:
    • Spring / Summer: Outside temperature may be up to or exceed 100 degrees with potential for high humidity; may be exposed to inclement weather conditions including, but not limited to, rain and wind
    • Fall / Winter: Outside temperatures may reach freezing or below; may be exposed to inclement weather including, freezing rain, sleet, snow, and wind
  • Some manufacturing 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
Physical Requirements:
  • Ability to lift and transport materials and equipment weighing up to thirty (30) pounds on a frequent basis, up to fifty (50) pounds on an occasional basis
    • Lifting or carrying of weights over fifty (50) pounds is rare; employees are encouraged to request assistance in lifting or carrying objects that weigh more than fifty (50) pounds
  • Ability to traverse up to two (2) miles during the course of a work day
  • Ability to move about or to a work site by stooping, bending, kneeling, or squatting frequently during the course of a work day; may require periods of prolonged sitting or standing
  • Ability to operate equipment or diagnose/detect issues of machinery that may be located at different heights; may require work on ladders, scaffolding, or other work at heights
  • Full range of physical motion is required in order to operate manual and electrically powered tools and electrical test equipment, to move throughout the facility, including climbing stairs in all buildings, and to work at heights
Before applying for an exempt, non-exempt or hourly job opportunity, you are expected to initiate a discussion and share your intentions with your supervisor.
* If you’ve been in your current position for more than 18 months, supervisor approval is not required. 

* If you’ve been in your current position for less than 18 months, verbal supervisor approval is required.

Hiring Manager - Doug Kirk
Recruiter - Justin Burns 



IL - Illinois

Location Country
United States

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