Project Engineer

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Date: Nov 16, 2023

Location: Channahon, IL -Illinois, US, 60410

Company: Bunge

Location : Channahon IL 

City : Channahon 

State : Illinois (US-IL) 

Country : United States (US) 

Requisition Number : 27008 

Position Summary:                                                                                                                                                                
The Project Engineer is responsible for planning, development, and construction activities related to
Oleochemical processing and support facilities including utilities and packaging.  Involved in designing
equipment, understanding unit operations, installing, starting, and supervising projects, from
conception to transfer to customer.  Person should have experience with and be capable of
managing multi-million-dollar projects with little or no direction, covering scope, timing, cost, and quality.
Roles and Responsibilities:                                                                                                                                                               
    •    Designing, installing, and commissioning new production units, monitoring modifications and upgrades                                                                                                                                   
    •    Working with inside and outside resources during the life cycle of the project; preparing detailed Capital funding requests                                                                                                                       
    •    Reviewing existing data and interfacing on technical issues with others – both internally and externally                                                                                                                                    
    •    Preparing and presenting data and reports

    •    Developing bid packages, soliciting, and analyzing bids and participating in or awarding bids and managing work                                                                                                                                
    •    Managing the cost and time constraints of projects

    •    Managing and assuring workplace safety and delivery of capable assets meeting “customer” needs                                                                                                                                    
    •    Selecting, managing, and working with contractors 

    •    Ensuring that all aspects of an operation or process meet specified regulations                                                                                                                                           
    •    All other duties as assigned

    •    Responsible for Food Safety and Quality – Follow company Quality Systems and implement Food Safety
          in the design, change, and execution or projects                                                                                                               
    Qualification and Education Requirements:                                                                                                                                                        
    ·         Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering 

    ·         5-10 years’ experience in a variety of challenging but related environments performing process,
              project, and manufacturing support in the food, chemical, or pharmaceutical industries                                                                                                
    Preferred Skills and Leadership:                                                                                                                                                            
    ·         Detail oriented, ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task                                                                                                                                        
    ·         Demonstrated Strong Technical knowledge (mechanical, structural, chemical) with ability to lead
              and influence. Familiarized with latest Project Management Procedures

    ·         Strong communication skills, balancing assertiveness with collaborative spirit                                                                                                                                          
    ·         Strong organizational and problem-solving skills in areas of process design, construction,
              purchasing, scheduling, cost control, start up

    ·         Systems Analysis – Ability to determine how a system should work and how changes in conditions,
              operations, and the environment will affect outcomes 

    ·         Self-starter, strong interfacing, and leadership competencies across a broad spectrum of people
              and groups; ability and experience to lead teams; strong project methodology background

    ·         Knowledge of design codes and government regulations

    ·         Working proficiency with MS office, project, and ACAD

    ·         Preferred background in food and specifically Oleochemical processing (Refining, Packaging)                                                                                                                                     

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: Chicago

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