Archer Daniels Midland

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ADM Lead Environment, Health & Safety Auditor in Decatur, Illinois

Job Title:

Lead Environment, Health & Safety Auditor


Corporate Compliance

Job Description:

Lead Environment, Health & Safety Auditor

This is an exempt level position.

Position Summary:

Archer Daniels Midland Co. has an immediate opening for a senior Lead Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) Auditor at our North American headquarters in Decatur, Illinois. This position will audit ADM facilities throughout the United States and Canada for compliance with all EHS rules and regulations, including, for example: air permitting, water discharges, spill prevention, storage tanks, solid and hazardous Waste, EPCRA, TSCA, FIFRA, and OSHA.

Job Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Global EHS Audit Manager, responsibilities include:

  • Leading multi-disciplinary EHS audit teams including other internal auditors and subject matter experts (SME);

  • Independently performing EHS compliance and management systems audits; and

  • Preparing and communicating compliance findings and recommendations verbally and in writing to all levels of management.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor degree in Engineering, Sciences or related EHS fields.

  • At least 10 years industrial experience.

  • At least 5 years auditing or closely related work experience.

  • Experience with plant-based processing, food, flavour, and beverage industries an asset

  • Specialized knowledge and experience with the US Clean Air Act and Title V Permitting.

  • Specialized knowledge and familiarity with US federal and state EHS regulations (plus Canada is an asset).

  • Specialized knowledge and experience with internal audit practices.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Systems, results, and continuous improvement-oriented approach.

  • Skilled at objective, logical analysis and forming clear and convincing conclusions regarding EHS compliance for large, complex industrial processes.

  • Excellent time and project management skills.

  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

  • Approximately 50-60% travel; office in Decatur (IL), at another ADM location in continental US, or remotely, depending on candidate.

  • Physical capability and endurance to climb ladders and walk extensive staircases up tall grain elevators.

Relocation assistance is available with this position.

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

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




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