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Laborer – Memphis, TN
ADM Cotton Seed
This is an hourly level position.


  • Understands that accidents are preventable and that safety is everyone’s responsibility.
  • Assists in Lock-Out/Tag-Out/Try-Out procedures on various valves and machine equipment such as motors, driers and pumps.
  • Adheres to all safety and process requirements.
  • Maintains awareness and adheres to all GMP, EPA, OSHA and employer standards and guidelines.
  • Informs supervisor immediately of any hazards, unsafe equipment and/or acts. Additionally reports immediately any accidents, injuries and near misses to supervisor.
  • Active participation in safety programs and safety duties as required.
  • Works safely to prevent on-the-job injuries by complying with all department and plant safety policies regarding the use of hard hats, hearing protection, safety glasses and other personal protective equipment.
  • Works in teams by maintaining good communication and cooperation with other department operators and management in order to achieve efficient production processes in all areas.
  • Work outside for long periods of time in all weather conditions


  • Unload cotton seed trucks
  • Have good working knowledge of seed flow from dumpers to storage
  • Have good working knowledge of seed flow from storage to mill
  • Load oil, meal, pellet, and lint railcars
  • Load meal, pellet, lint trucks
  • Operate fork lift, clamp truck, skid steer loader, and front end loader safely and efficiently
  • Operate Track Mobile rail car mover
  • Transfer cotton seed from storage to production
  • General Housekeeping
  • Assist maintenance personnel as needed
  • Any other jobs directed by supervisor


  • Good attendance history
  • Excellent safety record and awareness
  • Previous plant operator experience
  • Previous experience with skid steer loader and/or pay loader


  • Ability to work on multiple tasks
  • Ability to train
  • Ability to work rotating shift job if required
  • Good organizational skills
  • Willingness to assume and learn new responsibilities
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proven housekeeping and sanitation skills
  • Demonstrated troubleshooting skills
  • Willingness to work overtime when necessary
  • Accurate record keeping skills
  • Good keyboarding and computer skills
  • Strong analytical skills



  • Must be able to lift up to 10lbs from waist to shoulder height on a frequent basis
  • Must be able to lift up to 50lbs from floor to shoulder height on an occasional basis


  • Must be able to push/pull 35lbs on an occasional basis
  • Must be able to throw rail switches
  • Standing/Walking/Sitting/Climbing:
  • Must be able to stand 8-12 hours
  • Must be able to walk 8-12 hours
  • Must be able to sit while driving 8-12 hours
  • Climb ladders, work at elevated heights
  • Must be able to climb to the top of all seed houses and tanks. (100ft in elevation)
  • Must be able to handle extensive walking on rough surfaces while switching cars

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.

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