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Date: Mar 24, 2023

Location: Chesterfield, MO -Missouri, US, 63017

Company: Bunge


City : Chesterfield 

State : Missouri (US-MO) 

Country : United States (US) 

Requisition Number : 26988 

Bunge has an exciting opportunity available for an Executive Assistant based in our global headquarters in Chesterfield, MO.


Since 1818, Bunge has been connecting farmers to consumers to deliver essential food, feed, and fuel to the world. We provide ingredients and know-how to some of the world’s biggest brands. Our products, such as specialty oils and milled grains, are key ingredients for consumers and restaurant brands – and in home kitchens around the world.


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, flexible work arrangements, and opportunity to progress. Our hybrid work environment provides a balance of in office and remote work. 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 Executive Assistant (EA) will manage a wide range of confidential advanced administrative support related activities within the organization. This position requires the ability to interact with executive leadership, work collaboratively in a fast-paced environment, remain flexible, proactive, resourceful and efficient while performing a wide variety of administrative functions. Support will be provided to multiple executives within the Bunge organization, interacting with colleagues of all levels, including members of senior leadership. This position requires a high level of professionalism and confidentiality. 


Core Functions:

The EA position is responsible for handling information of a confidential nature, with responsibilities that may include, but are not limited to:


Completes a broad variety of administrative tasks for executive leadership including managing multiple calendars, monitoring and responding to emails including confidential.


Additionally, the EA will provide a wide variety of services in support of the organization. These may include, but are not limited to:


  • Process/code/track invoices.  Set up vendors in accounts payable system as required.
  • Assist with mailings, deliveries and pick-ups.
  • Provide secondary back-up coverage for other EA (PTO and other absences).
  • Prepare presentations, correspondence and other materials as needed.
  • Answer questions and provide assistance as required.
  • Make travel arrangements and prepare expense reports.
  • Organize and coordinates meetings, conferences and meals.
  • Collect data and prepare reports as necessary (ad hoc and/or recurring basis).
  • Ensure corporate purchasing card and/or corporate credit card expenses are processed in an accurate and timely manner. 
  • Demonstrate expertise in on-line tools and systems, maximizing utilization and driving efficiency.
  • Perform general office duties such as ordering supplies, filing and maintaining records management database systems.
  • Assist departmental management in the onboarding of new hires as needed (ordering laptops/equipment, IT security requests, providing guidance as needed, etc.).
  • Provide project support as needed. This may include financial tracking related to budgets, cost centers or invoices; safety activities; volunteer coordination or other departmental priorities.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications/Experience Requirements:

  • Associate’s degree required, Bachelor’s degree preferred with 8 or more years of executive assistant experience required, specifically supporting Executive Leadership Team Members
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint; familiarity with SAP and other systems a plus
  • Demonstrated professionalism with the ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality required
  • Self-starter with ability to set direction, prioritize and manage competing priorities
  • Excellent verbal, written and listening communication skills with the ability to interact with executive and senior leadership as well as internal and external stakeholders required
  • Exceptional organizational, problem-solving and customer service skills required
  • Team-orientation with strong collaboration skills and exceptional attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to work well under pressure, meet deadlines and adapt quickly to changing business priorities
  • Ability to work overtime as needed


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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