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Plant Analyst

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Date: Mar 18, 2023

Location: Bellevue, OH -Ohio, US, 44811

Company: Bunge

Location : Bellevue OH 

City : Bellevue 

State : Ohio (US-OH) 

Country : United States (US) 

Requisition Number : 27034 

Position Summary:

The Plant Analyst role will support the plant accountant, local plant manager and their team ensuring data integrity, a strong control environment, operational analysis, and data-based decision support. This position will support the Bellevue Ohio’s soybean processing plant with a focus on the Soy Protein Concentrate and lecithin departments.  Primary responsibilities include assisting with inventory and receiving/shipping controls, analysis of production shrinks, reporting of key performance indicators (KPI’s), providing accounting inputs for month end close to the accounting hubs, and supporting other local plant administrative processes.  In addition to supporting the local management team, this position will have an integral communications role with various corporate support functions. The position will report to the local plant accountant.


Core Functions


  • Plan and perform physical inventory observations establish clean month end cut-offs, and compute inventory volumes that support the accounting close consistent with BNA’s physical inventory policy.
  • Plan and perform other periodic inventories that support production planning and scheduling and ensure accurate data for customer service and supply chain management. 
  • Assist with ensuring local key internal controls are properly and effectively executed with respect to receiving and shipping, scale system integrity, as well as internal measures of inventory transfers and product flows
  • Gain access to Tableau and learn the different reporting options
  • Facilitate education and disciplines to support management controls
  • Investigate material usage variances
  • Monitor rework inventory and scrap and ensure SAP records are correctly recorded
  • Collect and report production data and KPR’s
  • Provide various inputs to monthly forecasting for plant expenses and variances
  • Support local continuous improvement activities
  • Support the plant manager and production management with data accuracy and analysis for operational decision support
  • Crewing decisions based on volumes, capacity, cost/profit trade-offs
  • Understanding and investigating variances to standard
  • Assist with assumptions and DCF inputs for investment analysis
  • Assist the plant manager with inputs and preparation of the annual plant budget, understanding spending variances, and interpreting data
  • Assist with the implementation of new systems and processes and support training of new employees
  • Local power user of SAP for plant specific functions


Skill/Experience Requirements:


•    B.A in Accounting or related field preferred

•    Proficiency in applicable computer software

•    Good verbal and written communication skills

Bunge (NYSE: BG) is a world leader in sourcing, processing and supplying oilseed 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 across the globe. The company is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri and has 25,000 employees worldwide who stand behind more than 350 port terminals, oilseed processing plants, grain facilities, and food and ingredient production and packaging facilities around the world.


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: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Mansfield

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