Operations/Engineer Trainee

Bunge Channahon , IL 60410

Posted 2 months ago

Bunge (www.bunge.com, NYSE: BG) is a world leader in sourcing, processing and supplying oil seed and grain products and ingredients. Founded in 1818, Bunge's expansive network feeds and fuels a growing world, creating sustainable products and opportunities for more than 70,000 farmers and the consumers they serve in over 60 countries. The company is headquartered in New York and has 31,000 employees worldwide who stand behind more than 360 port terminals, oilseed processing plants, grain silos, and food and ingredient production and packaging facilities around the world.

Overview:

Bunge has a unique opportunity for individuals to join the Bunge Operations team as an Engineering Operations Trainee and participate in a comprehensive training program designed to give an understanding of the operations and processes of Bunge's crushing and refining facilities. Over an 18 month time frame, successful candidates will develop skills and knowledge of Bunge's Oilseed facilities.

Upon successful completion of the program, Engineering Operations Trainees will be placed into a full time position (Crush Supervisor, Refined Oil Supervisor, Process Engineer, Maintenance Manager, etc.) that complements both the needs of the company and the employee's strengths. Willingness to relocate for future growth opportunities and/or business demands is required.

Essential Functions:

  • Train, develop and lead the Bunge safety culture by learning, understanding and demonstrating safe work habits.

  • Trainees will participate fully in the day to day physical operation of a Bunge facility to understand fundamental operations and processes.

  • Develop a thorough understanding of operational processes.

  • Trainees will, from time to time, demonstrate their level of understanding by responding to verbal or written inquiries from supervisors, mentors, or the program manager.

  • Trainees may for a period of time be required to travel to other Bunge locations for instructional purposes.

  • Assist location and corporate staff in evaluating changing operational conditions and will communicate findings to appropriate personnel in a timely fashion.

  • Assist the facility in prioritizing and optimizing 'Key Performance Indicators" KPI's.

  • Assist plant management with projects, drawing reviews, equipment specifications, operational narrative preparations, employee training, commissioning a start-up.

  • Support Regional Continuous improvement efforts

  • Assist with review of production data routinely to ensure accuracy and to analyze for continuous improvements throughout the facility.

Skill/Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering (Agricultural, Chemical, Mechanical, Electrical, Civil etc.)

  • 0-3 years of experience

  • Demonstrate and promote safety

  • Good problem solving skills and mechanical aptitude

  • Ability to adjust to multiple demands, shifting work priorities, ambiguity, adversity, and change.

  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills

  • Must be well organized, goal oriented and self-directed

  • Demonstrates mechanical and analytical interest with strong problem solving skills.

  • Proficiency in standard PC applications

  • Collaborative team player

  • Willingness to relocate for future growth opportunities is required

Bunge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or military or veteran status, or any other legally protected status. Bunge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

Job Segment: Operations Manager, Trainee, Curriculum, Agricultural, Operations, Entry Level, Education, Agriculture


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