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ADM Packaging and Loading Superintendent – Mendota, IL in Mendota, Illinois


Job Title:

Packaging and Loading Superintendent – Mendota, IL



Job Description:

Packaging and Loading Superintendent – Mendota, IL

ADM Milling – Carbohydrate Solutions

This is an exempt level position.

Position Summary:

This key operational role is responsible for Packaging and Loading operations at a 30,000 cwt/day flour mill. The Packaging and Loading Superintendent is responsible of all aspects of the department from flour binning through truck loading and packaging. The Packaging and Loading Superintendent will have a leading role in developing and implementing Programs and Standard Operating Procedures and must be excellent at training and developing operational staff. The ideal candidate sets and maintains ADMs high standards for Safety and Quality for all departments while maintaining production and efficiency excellence. Successful candidates will be good communicators who can nurture outstanding interdepartmental, commercial and customer relationships. They will have the ability to identify and decisively solve problems as they arise, develop and supervise capital improvement projects and maintain records in accordance with established ADM policies.

The Packaging and Loading Superintendent reports to the Plant Superintendent and has approximately 18 direct reports.

Job Responsibilities:


  • Manage and plan production for packaging and load-out systems.

  • Work with scheduling department to maximize efficiency.

  • Proactively lead and support operational excellence initiatives.

  • Provide technical knowledge for processes and equipment to obtain performance.

  • Utilize production personnel and equipment in a safe and efficient manner to obtain maximum capacity and performance with optimum yields and quality product.

  • Plan, initiate and put into operation, plant improvement projects on time and on budget.

  • Continually train and develop operational staff.

Health, Safety & Environmental:

  • Facilitate and ensure adherence to safety laws, regulations, rules and sound practices.

  • Work with regional and local management on the continued development and implementation of Health & Safety programs, policies and procedures.

  • Coordinate and participate in audits, prioritizing and tracking completion of findings.

  • Ensure that unsafe behavior and conditions are corrected.

  • Maintain the necessary Health, Safety & Environmental records and documentation.

  • Perform Safety audits and set the example for safety.

Sanitation/Food Safety:

  • Ensure the facility maintains world class sanitation standards.

  • Communicate food safety/sanitation/quality programs to plant supervisors and hourly employees.

  • Prepare the facility for, and participate in, regulatory/third party/customer/company audits.

Job Requirements:

  • Must have a strong commitment to employee safety

  • Strongly prefer degree in a related field of Engineering or minimum of five years of hands-on production supervisory experience.

  • Require excellent command of the following: leadership, problem solving, self-motivation, organizational skills, and proficiency in Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel and Outlook)

  • Must have confident and courteous manner.

  • Must have established leadership skills.

  • Must be able to hear and speak clearly, read, comprehend and communicate orally and in writing.

  • Position requires standing and walking for long periods, climbing stairs and ladders, working with tools, working within close-confined spaces, and working within extreme temperatures.

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 veteran status.

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

ADM requires the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen and a background check. 




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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.

About ADM::

ADM unlocks the power of nature to enrich the quality of life. We're a premier global human and animal nutrition company, delivering solutions today with an eye to the future. We're blazing new trails in health and well-being as our scientists develop groundbreaking products to support healthier living. We're a cutting-edge innovator leading the way to a new future of plant-based consumer and industrial solutions to replace petroleum-based products. We're an unmatched agricultural supply chain manager and processor, providing food security by connecting local needs with global capabilities. And we're a leader in sustainability, scaling across entire value chains to help decarbonize our industry and safeguard our planet. From the seed of the idea to the outcome of the solution, we give customers an edge in solving the nutritional and sustainability challenges of today and tomorrow. Learn more at