Maintenance Mechanic

Website ADM

Maintenance Mechanic Job Highlights

Title Maintenance Mechanic
Type Full Time
Experience Not Indicated
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Marshall, MN, United States
Company ADM

Company Profile

ADM unlocks the power of nature to provide access to nutrition worldwide. The company transforms natural products into a complete portfolio of ingredients and flavors for foods and beverages, supplements, nutrition for pets and livestock, and more. It is a global leader in human and animal nutrition and the world’s premier agricultural origination and processing company.

Job Profile

The company is searching for a Maintenance Mechanic who will work under general supervision such as building, maintaining, and repairing production equipment for all departments as required.

Educational Qualification

  • Applicants should have a Post-Secondary Mechanical Education (preferred).

Work Experience

  • Possess work-related experience (a plus)


  • Disassemble and identify mechanical failures and performs repairs on production facilities equipment as required.
  • Document time spent and parts used on projects by completing time records through the use of Maximo along with maintaining an inventory of replacement parts, equipment, and maintenance requirements.
  • Installs new equipment and aligns equipment for production use as required.
  • Maintains knowledge of equipment, operations, and processes throughout the plant.
  • Participates in Daily Safety Toolbox Talks.
  • Performs duties in a safe manner, utilizing all approved safety equipment, and successfully completes all safety certification requirements.
  • Performs emergency/repair
  • Performs preventative maintenance (PM) duties on production equipment, vehicles, locomotives, and material handling, and conducts regular inspections of production equipment to determine immediate and future maintenance requirements.
  • Provide work direction to less experienced Maintenance Mechanics or assist in training.
  • Rebuilds pumps, motors, seals, gearboxes, and similar production equipment. May recommend purchase decisions with the department lead or supervisor.
  • Welding tasks as required.
  • May perform reasonably similar or related duties as assigned.


  • Complete all on-the-job training books along with web-based training to be a fully qualified Mechanic II.
  • Become CPR/First Aid qualified.
  • Participate in the Respirator program (preferred)
  • Willing and able to perform tasks at high elevations.
  • Identify, understand, and have the ability to communicate plant hazards with others.
  • Complete all required safety training and also follow and display knowledge of all safety procedures.
  • Have a general understanding of how to use a computer and email.
  • Communicate effectively through speech and writing along with other mediums such as email.
  • Must stay motivated and show initiative to complete tasks under limited supervision.
  • Display quality work through strong attention to detail.
  • Work with a team orientation by coordinating efforts with colleagues to complete tasks effectively.
  • Work overtime as necessary including nights and weekends.
  • Provide shift coverage.
  • Meet requests for supervision including but not limited to the essential functions listed.
  • Utilize trucks, forklifts, computers, hand tools, testing equipment, JLG lifts, wiring, rigging, and other tools or equipment correctly.
  • Able to meet physical requirements and perform duties in the working conditions listed.

Working Conditions

  • Atmosphere exposure: fumes, odors, dust, gas, and poor ventilation. Due to the wide variety of tasks in all production areas, this position is exposed to many atmospheres.
  • Duties performed inside and outside
  • Hazard exposure: mechanical, electrical, and explosive. Extreme heat is also encountered in production areas during the summer months.
  • May be exposed to extreme temperatures and humid conditions
  • May perform tasks in tight spaces.
  • Often working performing tasks at high elevations always with the use of proper PPE.
  • Protective Clothing Required: Hardhat, earplugs, safety glasses, steel-toed shoes/boots, gloves, cut-resistant sleeves, winter gear, high visibility vests, and fall protection.
  • Shift varies- an average of 40/42 hours a week. The work schedule may include days, nights, weekends, and holidays.

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to ascend/descend many flights of stairs or ladders
  • Be on your feet walking/moving around the majority of a typical work day
  • Lifting may consist of continuously carrying, or pushing carts of tools and replacement parts from the maintenance shop to production areas
  • Move or lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Position self to conduct work at various heights and positions
  • Repetitive use of limbs such as manipulation of levers by hands to operate maintenance truck along with the use of feet to operate pedals for truck, forklift, JLG lift

Employer’s Statement

ADM is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The company makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, and veteran status.

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