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Crush/Process Operator

Date: May 14, 2019

Location: Altona, MB, CA, R0G 0B0

Company: Bunge

Bunge Limited (www.bunge.com, NYSE: BG) is a leading global agribusiness and food company operating in over 40 countries with approximately 32,000 employees. Bunge buys, sells, stores and transports oilseeds and grains to serve customers worldwide; processes oilseeds to make protein meal for animal feed; produces edible oil products for consumers and commercial customers in the food processing, industrial and artisanal bakery, confectionery, human nutrition and food service categories; produces sugar and ethanol from sugarcane; mills wheat, corn and rice to make ingredients used by food companies; and sells fertilizer in South America. Founded in 1818, the company is headquartered in White Plains, New York.

Position Summary:

As a Crush Operator you will be responsible for maintaining production in the Preparation Department as well as co-ordinating with the other departments.

 

Core Functions:

  • Full knowledge of and compliance with all safety policies and procedures.
  • Full knowledge of and compliance with related Good Manufacturing Practices.
  • Full knowledge of and compliance with Standard Operating Procedures in Preparation.
  • Operate equipment safely to ensure proper material preparation for the solvent extraction plant and to ensure proper pellet quality to the meal silos.  This will ensure product quality and volume as determined by the Operations Manager, Crush Supervisor and Quality Control Manager.
  • Ensure that equipment is kept clean and in good working order to achieve highest efficiency.
  • Review operations with previous shift operator and supervisor.
  • Check operations continually and record readings on daily log sheet every 2 hours.
  • Check flakers, clean and adjust as necessary to ensure that all seed is flaked to the prescribed thickness.
  • Check and record raw material moistures 2 times per shift.
  • Take representative samples of incoming seed, cooled cake and pellets for laboratory analysis.
  • Ensure that the oil sent to EOF is in spec.
  • Properly maintain equipment as per Supervisors instructions.
  • Must clean up according to cleaning schedule and fill in cleaning log.
  • Perform minor maintenance on equipment when time allows.
  • Perform any other related duties as required.
  • Must be on time for each shift and stay over until replaced by the next operator.

Team Responsibilities:

  • Operators must notify the Steam Engineers of any changes in steam usage for starting up or shutting down.  Also report daily sprinkler and water pressure readings.
  • Operators must communicate closely with the Solvent Plant Operators to co-ordinate product flow and quality.
  • Each operator must perform an equal share of clean up duties.

Key Performance Areas:

  • Full knowledge of and compliance with all safety policies and procedures.
  • Full knowledge of and compliance with related Good Manufacturing Practices.
  • Full knowledge of and compliance with Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Working knowledge of equipment.
  • Ability to help train newly hired operators
  • Good attitude towards duties and supervisor.
  • Reliability to carry out duties and follow instructions.
  • Initiative or performance without supervision.
  • Effective co-operation with other employees.
  • Housekeeping.

Skills/Experience Requirements:

  • Preferably grade 12 education.
  • Must be mechanically inclined.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both oral and written.
  • Ability to climb and work at heights.

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, 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


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