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ADM Stevedore Trainee in Destrehan, Louisiana


Job Title:

Stevedore Trainee


Logistics, Transportation,Warehousing, Supply Chain

Job Description:

Stevedore Trainee - Destrehan, LA

This is a full-time, hourly position.

Job Description:

This is a trainee position to introduce potential candidates to Stevedoring operations. This includes vessel loading, heavy equipment operation, lifting operations. Candidates may be required to know and understand all paperwork that goes with loading ocean going vessels. Candidates will be asked to make/keep time logs and fill out end of vessel reports as well as other reports relating to safety and production. perform a wide variety of tasks including operating heavy equipment, loading ocean going vessels and river barges, and perform basic upkeep on heavy equipment. Candidates will be expected to participate in all facets of the ADM policies in particular the safety, ethics, and environmental commitments.


  • Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.

  • Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.

  • Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems.

  • Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.

  • Social Perceptiveness - Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.

  • Complex Problem Solving - Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.

  • Operation Monitoring - Watching gauges and other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.

  • Operation and Control - Controlling operations of equipment or systems.

  • Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.

  • Time Management - Managing one's own time and the time of others.

Job Requirements:

  • Must have a safe work record and be 100% safety minded

  • Must have good written and oral skills

  • Must have basic mathematic skills

  • Must be able to perform basic preventive maintenance on heavy equipment

  • Must be able to work in barges

  • Must be able to work shift work including nights, weekends, and holidays.

  • Must be able to work in small groups

  • Must be able to be flexible in your hours and be able to work on short notice

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred

  • Must have or be able to acquire a TWIC Card

  • Must be in good physical condition and able to lift 50 pounds

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.





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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 www.adm.com.