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Finishing Driver

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Date: Oct 3, 2021

Location: Channahon, IL -Illinois, US, 60410

Company: Bunge

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.

The Finishing Driver is responsible for:

  • Following safety rules and maintaining a safe work environment.
  • Writing work orders for safety items and maintenance issues.
  • Executes and documents daily forklift checks, changes batteries on the forklift as necessary.
  •  Responsible for the safe and efficient operations of the forklift.
  • Pre-stages outbound product loads by completing daily pick lists including special instructions. Pick list contain the allocated lots numbers, item number, product name, amounts and location in Finishing.
  • Inspects and loads trucks matching the dock schedule with product following GMPs and SOPs.
  •  Fills out the documentation necessary for all inbound and outbound trucks.
  • Keep the area clean and organized. Completes the sanitation schedule and documentation.
  • Makes other product movements as requested, i.e. tempering room and documents to maintain location accuracy.
  • Receives supplies i.e. packaging materials, chemicals, equipment, etc. Performs tallies and receives and inspects goods and transport as per SOPs and GMPs.  Verifies documentation is accurate and complete.
  • Performs cycle counts upon request
  • Relieves packaging drivers as required.
  • All other task as assigned by the Supervisor or designee.
  • The Finishing Driver is responsible for Food Safety and Quality by following company Quality Systems and implementing Food Safety in the Finishing department or any department the Finishing driver is assigned to.

 Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • High school degree or equivalent
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 lbs.
  • Site specific forklift certification
  • JJC Petrochemical Class

Preferred Skills and Competencies

  • The Finishing driver needs driving skills. This includes controlling operations of equipment or systems.
  • The Finishing driver needs the skill of reading comprehension. This understands written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • The Finishing driver needs the skill of judgment and decision making. This means considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
  • The Finishing driver needs the skill of troubleshooting when it is needed. This means the ability to determine causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.
  • The Finishing driver needs the skill of active listening. This means giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • The Finishing driver needs the skill of active learning. This means understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.

Additional Notes

  • This is a union hourly position 

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: Chicago

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