Maintenance Technician

Website ADM

Maintenance Technician Job Highlights

Title Maintenance Technician
Type Full Time
Experience 5 Years
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Hutchinson, KS, 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 recruiting a Maintenance Technician who will safely maintain the efficient operation of manufacturing equipment and the supporting facility systems while complying with OSHA plant safety requirements.

Educational Qualification

  • Applicants should have a High School Diploma or Equivalent

Work Experience

  • Possess 5 years of relevant maintenance or troubleshooting experience in a manufacturing facility or other industrial plant (required)


  • Complete general housekeeping and sanitation in the shop area
  • Complete preventative maintenance tasks and document essential information in the appropriate system
  • Install, diagnose, and correct malfunctions of electrical controls, wiring, and equipment
  • Install, maintain, diagnose malfunctions, and repair mechanical, electrical, and piping systems in the food processing
  • Interact with other personnel to maintain the safe, efficient operation of the plant.
  • Join metals by various processes in the repair, maintenance, and construction of plant equipment and facilities
  • Learn and comply with all food safety, GMP, and sanitation policies and procedures.
  • Lubricate, clean, and repair equipment as needed
  • Maintain logs and records of work performed and materials and equipment used
  • Maintain piping system throughout the entire plant
  • Maintain, service, and rebuild a wide variety of plant machinery and equipment
  • Monitor inventory and request equipment and supplies
  • Operate and maintain various hand and power tools, pumps, motors, and meters
  • Perform root cause analysis on equipment breakdowns and implement solutions to prevent reoccurrence
  • Perform welding as required
  • Respond to callouts and emergencies as required.
  • Troubleshoot and evaluate mechanical equipment failures and perform necessary corrective actions on a wide variety of production equipment
  • Other assignments or projects as requested by any member of management.


  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide into all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals
  • Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry
  • Ability to make good decisions, including exhibiting sound and accurate judgment; supporting and explaining the reasoning for decisions; including the appropriate people in the decision-making process; making timely decisions; and identifying when issues should be referred to appropriate leadership
  • Ability to perform in-depth needs assessment, recognize problems, and opportunities, and propose solutions. Ability to ask effective questions to gather information for a needs assessment. Ability to analyze situations and translate them into priorities and action plans
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as rules, operating instructions, technical procedures, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization
  • Ability to use graphic instructions such as blueprints, schematic drawings, layouts, or other visual aids
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence
  • Critical thinking skills with the ability to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems. Ability to research and interpret a variety of information and data. Ability to see both the big picture and the details. Ability to think at a systems level
  • Displays original thinking and creativity; meets challenges with resourcefulness

Desired Experience

  • Ability to effectively and safely operate heavy equipment and machinery
  • The ability to operate a powered industrial lift truck (forklift) is preferred, but training will be provided


  • 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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