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Production Manager

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Date: Jan 6, 2023

Location: Barcelona, B, ES, 08039

Company: Bunge


Bunge has an exciting opportunity available for a Production Manager. In this role you will be part of a global team working on challenging, meaningful projects impacting core business activities.


If you are passionate about automation systems and want to have a strong impact while being part of a great international team, then come to be our new colleague!


Since 1818, Bunge has been connecting farmers to consumers to deliver essential food, feed, and fuel to the world.  Looking to the future, our ambition is to continuously reinvent ourselves, leveraging data to be at the forefront of analytics, technology and talent to accomplish our purpose in a better, faster and simpler way.  Bunge is committed to operating and thriving in the digital world – creating world class agile teams where teammates are empowered and encouraged to collaborate and test and learn to succeed.


Note: this position will be based in Moll de l'Oest, s/n, 08039 Barcelona.


More on the Production Manager role:


Our ideal candidate will participate in the entire manufacturing process for our plant in Barcelona (Moll de l'Oest, s/n, 08039 -Barcelona). We are seeking enthusiastic applicants reporting directly to our Plant Director. 

Candidate will manage the production of soya products in a safe working environment with the responsibility of producing quality product according to schedule. Additionally, you must maintain a working knowledge of production equipment operation and train, motivate and hold accountable the employees under their supervision. Within this role, you will also have the following responsibilities:


  • Overall operation of the manufacturing processes to achieve the objectives of continuous improvement and quality of the products obtained, complying with both health and hygiene and occupational risk prevention legislation in force. Collaboration with shift managers and in charge of the staff involved in the production process. Identification of opportunities and proposals for improvement.
  • Coordinates and is responsible for the internal transfers and storage of raw materials and finished manufacturing products of the plant and of the personnel and equipment involved in these operations. Collaborates with the purchasing department in the acquisition of auxiliary materials necessary for the manufacturing process. Manages the operation of the manufacturing processes associated with environmental aspects in order to achieve the objectives of continuous improvement, complying with the environmental legislation in force.
  • Develops corrective actions associated with environmental aspects and environmental risks of the process and facilities. Maintains the operational documentation of the system up to date. Carries out the action plans associated with the objectives and targets assigned to it by the factory management.


We are looking for different skills sets/aspects in our ideal candidate:


  • 5+ years of experience (or equivalent combination of education and years of experience) in oilseed crushing, oil refining, or related and applicable activities.
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or a related field.
  • Fluent in Spanish and advanced English.
  • Proficiency with basic computer skills, including Outlook, Microsoft Word and other technical software packages, as needed.
  • Strong leadership and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills and attention to detail.


For this role you will need to bring a driving personality with a project management mentality. You are able to establish relationships and build bridges between departments and geographies. You are conscious and capable of involving the right partners and representing their interests in projects. A structured approach is core to your personality, and you are leading and ensuring a high quality of work delivered by third parties.


What do we offer?


An important role in an organization with colleagues around the world, who are dedicated to improving the global Agri-Food value chain, one day at a time. We do this in an informal culture where a bold attitude is valued. With a constant need for innovation, a broad variety of challenges and development opportunities can support your long-term career at Bunge. We value and stimulate development through training, education and experience and offer tools and resources to support you in your journey. In addition, we offer good employment benefits and a competitive salary.


If this description reflects your profile or ambition, we’re looking forward to seeing your application in English by hitting apply!


In case of questions, please reach out to Aitor Alonso (Talent Acquisition Specialist) at


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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