Maintenance Manager

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Date: Apr 3, 2024

Location: Amsterdam, NL, 1013BK

Company: Bunge


Location : Amsterdam 

City : Amsterdam 

State : Noord-Holland (NL-NH) 

Country : Netherlands (NL) 

Requisition Number : 34504 



If you seek to leave a footprint in a global organization, to be in a position driving continuous improvement, change, and update procedures based on your own knowledge and ideas; read on and initiate your next career step with the apply button!


What we do in our Amsterdam Plant

In the Amsterdam harbor, our raw material arrives from various regions across the world, from North and South America, and Europe. They are transported through sea cargo, received and processed in our plant into meal and oil to supply the needs for feed and food of the region we serve. You and your team have a critical role in the plant, in charge of setting an excellent level of reliability throughout the full production process, ensuring to supply our customers with the end product.


As Maintenance Manager of our plant in Amsterdam, the Netherlands you are leading our Maintenance and Reliability department. You are responsible for the day-to-day activities in the field of reliability, optimization, and maintainability of our service lines. You are the central figure to optimize the maintenance and reliability strategy of the site, preserving and improving cohesion of your team and maintain the motivation. You’ll act as a natural connector between all technical, QHSE, operations and administrative departments. Additionally, you will contribute to the plant development and compliance, with safety, quality, hygiene and environmental standards and you manage the maintenance budget for the whole site. 


You will also have an opportunity to be part of continuous investments in asset improvement projects to optimize our full operations. Besides technical knowledge you will guide various management of change (MOC) activities. 


In the first year in this role the key opportunities and focus points will be to:

  • Build a strong reliability system based on existing corporate systems. 
  • Play a dedicated role in succession planning and team capabilities development.


What do you bring to the role?

Validated technical expertise, people management and adaptability in a similar position (ideally, in a Food, Chemistry, Energy or ATEX production environment).


You are an organized, methodical, and meticulous technician with:

  • Knowledge of SAP and/or CMMS systems;
  • Proficient English level; Dutch is a pre.
  • A bachelor or master in Mechanical or industrial engineering or similar
  • P&L management, (servant) leadership and emergency intervention experience

What We Offer

A key role in an organization with colleagues around the world, who are dedicated to improving the global Agri-Food value chain. Together, we bring food from where it’s produced to where it’s needed. We do this in an informal culture where entrepreneurship is valued. Being a global company with a constant need for innovation, a broad variety of development opportunities can support your long-term career at Bunge. 
If this description matches your profile and interest, we’re looking forward very much to receive your application and motivation in English by hitting apply! 

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Acquisition by agencies is not appreciated, we do not use agencies at this moment for our recruitment. Open proposals of candidates are at own risk. 

We Are Bunge


Bunge is a global agribusiness with one mission – we connect farmers to consumers to deliver essential food, feed and fuel to the world. We have unmatched global scale and deeply rooted relationships which allow us to bring innovative ingredients and knowledge to some of the world’s biggest brands – many of which are likely in your home right now. 


We know that to achieve our mission and deliver the best results to our customers, each other and the world we need to work together – so we hire talented people who are passionatebold and driven to work as One Bunge. This dedication is deeply embedded in our culture and reflected in the way we work.


Every day our people exemplify these values, which represent Bunge at its core:


Act as One Team

by fostering inclusion,
collaboration and respect

  Drive for Excellence

  by being agile
  innovative and efficient

  Do What’s Right

  by acting safely, ethically
  and sustainably


If this sounds like you, join us! We value and invest in people who believe in our purpose and are excited to live it every day – people who are #ProudtoBeBunge.


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.

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