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ADM Maintenance Supervisor - Decatur, IL in Decatur, Illinois


Job Title:

Maintenance Supervisor - Decatur, IL


Operations: Manufacturing, Production, Maintenance, Utilities

Job Description:

Maintenance Supervisor - Decatur, IL

This is an exempt level position.

Job Summary:

This position supervises maintenance and contract employees (mechanical and I&E) to ensure a reliable and safe Maintenance program for the facility. Drives continuous improvement through effective feedback and process documentation. They will take an active role in coaching employees to reach their fullest potential by providing feedback in a manner that is effective, consistent and fair. Leads maintenance technicians to ensure quality work is completed safely and efficiently.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Responsible for ensuring proper execution of scheduled maintenance work as planned by the Maintenance Planner

  • Supervises the day to day activities of maintenance mechanics and specialists

  • Insures that all safety and GMP rules are being followed while work is being performed

  • Coach employees in the areas of job performance, attendance, safety and other related appraisal criteria

  • Uses CMMS and other computer systems to maintain records and files essential to meaningful analysis and reporting of maintenance information

  • Monitor work accomplished for quantity, quality, safe work practices, and GMPs against accepted department and company standards

  • Support and comply with all food safety, quality, and legality requirements

  • Other similar duties as assigned

Job Qualifications:

  • Must be able to establish expectations for safety, reliability, quality, service and productivity

  • Good decision making ability and problem solving skills

  • Excellent organization skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks

  • Excellent communication skills both oral and written

  • Computer skills and proficiency with Microsoft Products and Computerized Maintenance Management Software

  • Demonstrated supervisory, leadership experience and ability to work in a team environment

  • Must be customer focused and be proactive in dealing with conflict, influencing others, listening, management of priorities, organization & planning, partnering, and utilizing a proactive approach to reliability


  • Minimum of a high school diploma/GED, engineering degree, or apprentice training (refer to regional requirements)

  • Associates Degree in Mechanical, Electrical, or Instrumentation related field is preferred


  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a Manufacturing environment

  • Strong demonstrated expertise in either mechanical or I&E maintenance, with in-depth exposure to the other area (mechanical or I&E maintenance)

  • Previous leadership/supervisory experience preferred

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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





Diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging are cornerstones of ADM’s efforts to continue innovating, driving growth, and delivering outstanding performance. We are committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce and create welcoming, truly inclusive work environments — environments that enable every ADM colleague to feel comfortable on the job, make meaningful contributions to our success, and grow their career. We respect and value the unique backgrounds and experiences that each person can bring to ADM because we know that diversity of perspectives makes us better, together.

We are committed to ensuring all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, ethnicity, disability, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, sexual orientation, age, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

We welcome everyone to apply, especially those individuals who are underrepresented in our industry, as we strive to ensure our workforce represents the world that we help to feed: people of color, women, gender non-conforming, LGBTQIA+, veterans and persons with disabilities. For more information regarding our efforts to advance Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging, please visit our website here: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion | ADM. (


Benefits and Perks

Enriching the quality of life for the world begins by taking care of our colleagues. In addition to competitive pay, we support your diverse needs with a comprehensive total rewards package to enhance your well-being, including:

  • Physical wellness – medical/Rx, dental, vision and on-site wellness center access or gym reimbursement (as applicable).

  • Financial wellness – flexible spending accounts, health savings account, 401(k) with matching contributions and cash balance plan, discounted employee stock purchasing program, life insurance, disability, workers’ compensation, legal assistance, identity theft protection.

  • Mental and social wellness – Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) and Colleague Giving Programs (ADM Cares).

Additional benefits include:

  • Paid time off including paid holidays.

  • Adoption assistance and paid maternity and parental leave.

  • Tuition assistance.

  • Company-sponsored training and development resources, such as LinkedIn Learning, language training and mentoring programs.

*Benefits may vary for bargained locations, confirm benefit eligibility with your recruiter.