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Date: Oct 10, 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.

Mechanic is responsible for:

  • General maintenance skills and techniques
  • Small Bore Pipe-fitting
  • Pump (Centrifugal & Positive Displacement) - removal / seal replacement / bench rebuilding / installation
  • Mechanical seal or Packing service / installation
  • Align and calibrate rotating machinery (Pumps / Agitators) and equipment parts as required for efficient and safe operation – must have experience with Laser Alignment equipment
  • Read and interpret blueprints, schematics and detailed repair drawings related to construction equipment and machinery
  • Plant equipment installation and troubleshooting
  • Regular inspection of all mechanical equipment of a facility - detecting any defects and malfunctions in the plant equipment, repairing or replacing defective equipment or parts using hand or machines.
  • Coordinating with the production and other departments for feedback on the functionality of machinery and equipment.
  • Reporting all detected defects and damages to the maintenance supervisor.
  • Performing preventive measures for safeguarding the machinery against any kind of degradation on a regular basis.
  • Cleaning and lubricating of parts.
  • Keeping repair and service maintenance records (Work Orders) of all work conducted in the Plant through use CMMS including Parts Inventory/Accuracy.
  • Mechanic is responsible for Food Safety and Quality – Follow company Quality Systems and implement Food Safety in the repair and maintenance of equipment within the processes.
  • Complying with the industry standards and safety regulations of working.
  • All other task as assigned by supervisor or designee.


Qualifications and Educational Requirements

  • High school graduate or GED
  • Equivalent of either:   A completed Associates Degree in Industrial Maintenance (JJC’s IMT Program) or a Journeyman level millwright certification
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 lbs.
  • Must be able to work on a Swing Shift


Preferred Skills and Leadership

  • Should have excellent written as well as verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to effectively manage time and meet all specified deadlines.
  • Must willing to attend formal classroom training (example: at Joliet Junior College) for ongoing development.


Additional Notes

  • This is a union hourly position
  • This position is on a 12 Hour Shift

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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