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Date: Sep 13, 2021

Location: Chesterfield, MO -Missouri, US, 63017

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.

Position Summary:

The Supply Chain Manager – Execution will be responsible for the procurement and performance of Bunge’s North American B2B Oils transportation assets including truck and barge fleets.  This role will work closely with the Bunge rail team to drive rail fleet performance within the B2B business.  The Manager will be responsible for steering significant and sustainable results by propelling a professional team of employees to find new ways to use the logistical assets in a more efficient and cost-effective manner.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage team of 6-8 professional employees responsible for North American B2B truck, rail and barge oil logistics
  • Lead the team managing inbound and outbound oil freight moves for all the Bunge North American packaging plants and 3rd party suppliers
  • Establish, implement, track and drive improvement upon transportation service and cost metrics
  • Select, negotiate and manage agreements with freight carriers ensuring optimal cost and service levels
  • Manage relationships with truck and barge logistics companies and serve as the immediate go to when transportation issues occur at customer/Bunge facilities
  • Support and actively participate in meetings with railroad representatives to communicate service concerns and issues
  • Analyze current shipment patterns for improved pricing and/or transit time opportunities and work with Bunge Rail Pricing team to coordinate the communication of pricing and tariff changes on affected lanes
  • Ensure that Railtrac program is maintained and kept current for refined oils fleet, and provide support to other oils team members on training on the system
  • Manage import bulk oil storage agreements
  • Efficiency and cost champion for freight assets
  • Key member of the Integrated Business Process for the B2B oils business
  • Manage and execute significant project work as directed by supply chain director


Education/Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Finance, or a Logistics related field 
  • 5 - 8 years of experience in a related field with 3-5 years in supervisory/mgt. role
  • Requires the ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines
  • Ability to set goals, prioritize and manage multiple tasks and conflicting objectives
  • Problem solver and quick/accurate decision maker
  • High level proficiency in SAP/MRP/TMS and Microsoft Excel
  • Interfaces well across the organization

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

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