Maintenance Mechanic

Website ADM

Maintenance Mechanic Job Highlights

Title Maintenance Mechanic
Type Full Time
Experience 4 Years
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Southport, NC, 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 hiring a Maintenance Mechanic who will be responsible for the reliability, maintenance, and troubleshooting of all plant equipment.

Spend most of their time working with tools on critical equipment and will become knowledgeable of and follow all GMPs and applicable SOPs.

24/7 support of the plant is required when needed.

This position reports to the Maintenance Superintendent.

Educational Qualification

  • Applicants should have a High School Diploma
  • An equivalent Technical Degree (desired)

Work Experience

  • Possess a minimum of 4 years of experience
  • Experience in any of the following areas is a plus (mechanical diagnosis, repair, stick and tig welding, laser alignment, rigging, and ultrasonic leak detection)


  • Perform and develop preventive and predictive maintenance for new and existing equipment, (centrifuges, centrifugal pumps, turbines, compressors rotary vacuum filters, vacuum pumps, etc.)
  • Assist fellow mechanics and technicians as required functioning equally well as a team member or team lead
  • Collaborate with maintenance support and stock room personnel to ensure all parts transactions are properly documented
  • Troubleshoot equipment breakdowns and restore operation
  • Provide support with the checkout and startup of new equipment
  • Participate in plant reliability initiatives and teams to perform root cause analysis of failures
  • Work closely with operators and management
  • Complete Work Order documentation as identified
  • Promote housekeeping in work areas to promote a safe working environment
  • Transport equipment, machines, and parts using forklifts, pallet jacks, etc. in safe manners
  • Follow HAZMAT and MSDS guidelines in handling hazardous materials.


  • Ability to climb stairs, perform some heavy lifting, sit or stand for long periods, work at heights, bend and kneel
  • Ability to learn support systems such as Maximo with minimal individualized training
  • Ability to work with water-soluble and oil-based lubricants
  • Basic competency in office applications such as MS Office
  • Capable of reading and understanding equipment drawings, user manuals, and computerized data archives
  • Confirmed ability to work safely
  • Focus on following and improving safety policies and procedures in all aspects of work
  • Industrial mechanical maintenance background
  • Manually lift up to 50 pounds intermittently. Heavier parts are lifted using other methods
  • Willingness to work shift work and overtime as required

Working Conditions

  • May be exposed to various environmental conditions. If there is any reason such exposure would interfere with your ability to perform this role or work at the location, please notify the hiring manager.


  • The company offers a complete benefits package, including 401(k)/ESOP, pension, health, life, and dental insurance.

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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