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Production Supervisor

Date: Jun 29, 2019

Location: Altona, MB, CA, R0G0B0

Company: Bunge

Bunge Limited (, 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.

Main Functions:

  1. Supervise operations in Prepress, Extraction, and meal handling departments, as well as be able to cover on call duties in the EOF and Rail yard.
  2. Interface with other plant management to co-ordinate production schedules, maintenance shutdowns, repair work, etc.


Illustrative duties:

  1. Administer employees’ work & vacation schedules, performance reviews, and benefits and timecards.
  2. Ensure employees are treated fairly and consistently.
  3. Ensure compliance with safety programs – enforce if necessary.
  4. Ensure all employees are adequately trained.  Maintain up-to-date training and operations manuals.
  5. Ensure quality, yield, operation, and volume targets are met.
  6. Work to maintain production downtime targets.
  7. Contribute to plant and process troubleshooting.
  8. Maintain good standards of cleanliness and plant housekeeping.
  9. Manage BOM usage and inventory. (hexane, Termin 8, etc.)
  10. Maintain accuracy of inventory reports.
  11. Work with other plant staff to ensure compliance with all applicable laws, regulations, and food safety programs such as PSM, AIB, HACCP, and ISO.
  12. Maintain good communications between crews and other departments.
  13. Maintain compliance with employee’s association contract.
  14. Maintain satisfactory employee morale.
  15. Maintain communication with peers at other Bunge locations.


Key Performance Areas

  1. Plant volumes and changeover schedules are met.
  2. Staffing, vacation, training requirements are met.
  3. Safety program compliance.
  4. Operations downtime:  no more than 2% per year.
  5. Cleanliness, housekeeping and food safety program compliance.


Team Responsibilities

  1. Maintenance Supervisor
  2. Production & Traffic coordinators
  3. Refinery Supervisor
  4. Quality Control staff
  5. Materials Handling (grain handling) staff
  6. Crush supervisors at other Bunge locations
  7. Suppliers of BOM items (for ordering and delivery only)


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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