Operator I - Kalamazoo, MI

Operator I - Kalamazoo, MI

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
Job Type
Full Time Job
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Date Posted
8 months ago
By Jaden James
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Job Description

Operator I – Kalamazoo, MI
Division – WFSI / A.M. Todd
This is a full time hourly position
Position Summary: 

  • Blend, filter, dump, de-water, and draw products within the plant to ensure that the most effective and efficient means are utilized to meet production requirements

 Job Responsibilities:  (Including, but not limited to) 

  • Blend, filter, dump, de-water, and draw products to produce flavor components
  • Read production schedules, pick lists, work orders, or material requisitions to determine items to be blended, filtered, dumped, etc.
  • Drives forklift to transport items to and from specified staging and production areas
  • Record all necessary information of material usage within the facility using both Adage and any other forms of documentation required by ADM or A.M. Todd
  • Maintain inventory control integrity by both physically and electronically moving product throughout the facility simultaneously
  • Use Adage via the computer or scanner to enter, track, and maintain inventory transactions as they relate to inventory movement
  • Adhering to all labeling, weight, and packaging requirements
  • Maintain and follow all GMP’s and operational procedures including master sanitation to ensure the safety of co-workers and product integrity
  • Follow ISO procedures
  • Complies with the food safety management system
  • Participates as required to ensure food safety and ISO/Food Safety certification
  • Perform other duties and assignments as required

 Job Requirements:

  • Promotes the ADM Way and Core Values
  • High School, equivalent or degree in related field
  • Combination of education and experience also acceptable
  • Experience in food, chemical or pharmaceutical manufacturing a plus
  • Forklift experience
  • Basic math skills
  • Basic computer skills, (Word and Excel)
  • Self-motivated & commitment to continuous improvement
  • Ability to follow instructions/directions with moderate supervision
  • Ability to multitask
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work collaboratively as a member of team

 Physical Demands:

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.

  • Able to lift 55lbs on a continuous basis throughout 8 hour shift
  • Able to occasionally lift and/or move more than 55lbs and should seek lifting assistance as needed to promote safe lifting practices 
  • Able to stand, walk, lift, reach, use hands, handle, feel and bend throughout 8 hour shift
  • Occasionally required to use repetitive motion, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, talk and / or hear
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception

Employees in this position working at this location are [or may be] exposed to various potential chemical and food allergens due to the nature of our business and the requirements of the job.  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.

Relocation assistance is not available with this position.

 This position offers a complete benefit package, including 401K/ESOP, pension, health, life, vision, and dental insurance.

 ADM requires the successful completion of applicable pre-employment drug screen, medical/respirator questionnaire and a background check. 

 About ADM:

At ADM, we unlock the power of nature to provide access to nutrition worldwide. With industry-advancing innovations, a complete portfolio of ingredients and solutions to meet any taste, and a commitment to sustainability, we give customers an edge in solving the nutritional challenges of today and tomorrow. We’re a global leader in human and animal nutrition and the world’s premier agricultural origination and processing company. Our breadth, depth, insights, facilities and logistical expertise give us unparalleled capabilities to meet needs for food, beverages, health and wellness, and more. From the seed of the idea to the outcome of the solution, we enrich the quality of life the world over. Learn more at www.adm.com.


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.

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