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Reliability Excellence Maintenance Supervisor

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Date: Jan 28, 2023

Location: Cairo, IL -Illinois, US, 62914-0115

Company: Bunge

At Bunge, people don’t just come here to work, they come here to grow – solving challenges that directly impact the world with a diverse team of thinkers and doers.  Bunge offers a strong compensation and benefits package, generous paid time off program and opportunity to progress.  Most importantly, in all we do we live our values:
•    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

The primary role of the Reliability Excellence Supervisor is to provide support the overall leadership and direction to the reliability function. This position is responsible to the Plant Reliability Excellence Manager for the safe, effective and efficient use of all manpower, materials, parts and other resources under their control as well as providing capacity, asset reliability and best life cycle cost to the operation. 


Under regular day to day guidance, the Reliability Excellence Supervisor is responsible for implementing and managing the systems, maintenance organization structure, and processes necessary to achieve and sustain the reliability mission. Through their efforts, a proactive culture which fosters open communication and trust that values reliability, efficiency and effective life cycle asset management is achieved.


Core Functions:

  • Facilitates excellent environmental, health and safety performance
  • Assists with controlling the budget to ensure that it provides for optimized spending to achieve the agreed-upon capacity and asset reliability.
  • Ensures Bunge standard reliability and maintenance work process are followed
  • Provides input to the Plant Reliability Excellence Manager to help with the development of succession plans, skills assessments and training. 
  • Assists with maintaining critical spare parts, minimizing necessary inventory and automating materials requisition functions.
  • Periodically provides input for benchmarks current performance with internal and external sources to identify opportunities for improvement
  • Provides support in the Management of Change processes.
  • Supports the proper execution of the reliability strategy.
  • Fosters a culture that does not tolerate equipment failures and seeks to understand and eliminate the causes using techniques such as Root Cause Analysis (RCA)
  • Implements organizational structure, systems, tools and technologies that promote a proactive approach to maintenance
  • Ensures effective use and integration of standard corporate work order planning, scheduling and materials kitting

Skill/Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or science technology, or equivalent work experience with 3+ years’ experience in reliability and maintenance positions required
  • Prior experience with standard corporate maintenance work flow processes
  • Demonstrated ability to lead Root Cause Failure Analysis reviews
  • Must possess a demonstrated high degree of tact in dealing with both plant staff and maintenance personnel
  • Strong verbal, written and listening communication skills required
  • Excellent administrative and analytical skills including intermediate to advanced knowledge of Excel
  • Demonstrated experience with CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management System) or comparable system required, preferably experience in SAP Plant Maintenance and Materials Management Modules.

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

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