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Lead Environment, Health & Safety Auditor-Decatur, IL



Archer Daniels Midland Company







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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 lead combined EHS and process safety audits at ADM facilities throughout the United States and Canada for compliance with all EHS rules and regulations, including, for example: OSHA and EPA requirements, life critical standards, air emissions, water discharges, etc.

Job Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Global EHS Audit Manager, responsibilities include:

  • Leading multi-disciplinary EHS audit teams including other internal auditors and EHS subject matter experts (SME);
  • Independently performing EHS compliance and management systems audits;
  • Contributing to audits as a health & safety subject matter expert; 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.
  • Subject matter expert in health & safety. SME in environmental topics also an asset.
  • Specialized knowledge and experience with US OSHA and state H&S 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, PowerPoint, and SharePoint.
  • 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.

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.

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


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.



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