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ADM Mill Superintendent in Arkansas City, Kansas


Job Title:

Mill Superintendent


Operations: Manufacturing, Production, Maintenance, Utilities

Job Description:

Mill Superintendent – Arkansas City KS, - WEST FACILITY

ADM Milling – Carbohydrate Solutions

This is an exempt level position.

Position Summary:

This key operational role is responsible for milling operations at Arkansas City West, a 9,000 cwt/day hard wheat flour mill. The Mill 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 Mill Superintendent reports directly to the Plant Manager and has approximately 20 direct reports.

Job Responsibilities:


  • Manage a 9,000 Cwt. / day Wheat Flour Mill.

  • Manage multiple departments within facility such as; mill, feed loading, bulk loading and utility positions.

  • Work with scheduling department to maximize efficiency in all departments.

  • Proactively lead and support operational excellence initiatives.

  • Work with commercial staff on optimizing production time for scheduling railcars and truck for loadout to meet customer satisfaction.

  • Provide technical knowledge for processes and equipment to obtain performance in all areas of the facility.

  • 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.

  • Employee engagement within facility for safety and reporting unsafe practices.

  • 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, Milling Science and or minimum of three 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.

Excited about this role but don’t meet every requirement listed? Studies show that often applicants will self-select out if they don’t check every box. We encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this role or another one of our openings.

ADM requires the successful completion of a background check.

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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 www.adm.com.





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. (https://www.adm.com/en-us/culture-and-careers/diversity-equity-inclusion/)


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.