Number of Employees: 30,000
Headquarters: 4666 Faries Parkway Decatur, IL 62526 (217) 424-5200
Archer Daniels Midland, often referred to as ADM for short, is a conglomerate company that processes cereal grains and oilseeds for various markets, including food, beverage, animal feed and industrial. ADM uses soybeans, sunflower seeds, cottonseed, canola, flaxseed, peanuts and more to produce oils, meal and products like high fructose corn syrup, cocoa, chocolate, sweeteners and wheat flour. Additionally, ADM provides transportation services and agricultural storage. Archer Daniels Midland is a Fortune 500 company that had $81 billion in revenue in 2011.
The majority of applicants that interview for a position with Archer Daniels Midland report a positive interview experience. Potential employees can expect a fairly straightforward interview process consisting of a face-to-face and/or group panel interview, in which a skills test and a personality test are given. A standard interview question might include, "When have you had competing demands on your time, and how did you handle the situation?" Potential employees can apply online or in person, and phone interviews are sometimes conducted prior to the face-to-face interview. Applicants who are offered positions can expect to submit to a background check.