Regional Plant Information Leader

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Date: Apr 4, 2024

Location: Chesterfield, MO -Missouri, US, 63017 Chesterfield, MO -Missouri, US, 63017

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, vacation time 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

A Regional PI (Plant Information) Leader should guarantee process and plant data generation to evaluate and improve factories performances. They should work as a PI working group with other regional leaders to standardize tools to provide local site management and global corporate leadership visibility of sites performances.


Main Accountabilities

  • Work closely with local site automation engineers to connect process and plant data to historian systems to generate a proper database. They are responsible for planning, implementing, and monitoring such technology with a regional scope.
  • Understand the processes KPIs and generate dashboards and other tools to evaluate and improve factories performances.
  • Generate statistic and advanced process analysis. This include production processes, maintenance processes, industrial procurement processes, industrial logistic processes, safety processes and any process related to the industrial tasks.
  • Standardize dashboards and PI systems globally as a working group.
  • Detect lack of defined standard instruments to generate necessary info for dashboards generation.  
  • Management of activities related to PI in the region (assessments, mapping gaps, project implementations and status reporting, timeline definitions, risk evaluation, etc).
  • Management of the execution of the necessary maintenance, upgrades, and new projects with the operating units.
  • Identify, development and follow local and regional vendors and integrators performance to support implementation process.
  • Work together with IT in infrastructure and architecture of networks, aiming at the segregation between IT and OT networks following OT global standards and security policies.
  • Integration and data communication between the diverse layers of the network, following applicable cybersecurity protocols.
  • Identify quality issues, gaps and writing reports, eliminate defects and errors in products and software utilization.
  • Constantly generate EDA (exploratory data analysis) and propose ML (machine learning) models to improved processes performance.
  • Lead internal and any integrator development team.
  • Interface with several corporate and local areas, preparation of technical documents, presentations, and reports.


Knowledge and Technical Competencies

  • Knowledge Tools: Microsoft Office package, BI tools (Tableau Power BI), Python programing, Data base management, PI systems (OSI, Google Cloud Platform, Ignition, etc).
  • Soft skills: storytelling, curious, resilient, organized, urgent census and prioritization of demands.
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excited about trying new solutions
  • Experience with project management



  • Background: Engineering, Computer Science, Data Science and Machine Learning.
  • Advanced English (and local regional language if applies)
  • Availability for frequent travels.



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: St Louis

Job Segment: Machinist, Plant Manager, Plant Operator, Sustainable Agriculture, Cloud, Manufacturing, Agriculture, Technology

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