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Date: Sep 23, 2021

Location: Council Bluffs, IA -Iowa, US, 51503-6593

Company: Bunge

Location : Council Bluffs IA OPD 

City : Council Bluffs 

State : Iowa (US-IA) 

Country : United States (US) 

Requisition Number : 18107 

Core Functions:

  • Responsible for maintaining plant wide electrical troubleshooting and repair
  • Responsible for maintaining all automation throughout the facility (electric circuits of 480VAC or less)
  • Troubleshoot and repair high voltage lighting, variable frequency drive (VFD) and alternating current / direct current (AC/DC) systems
  • Ability to read and understand ladder logic is required
  • Troubleshoot and repair Programmable Logix Control (PLC) (Allen-Bradley) systems like SLC 500, MicroLogix, CompactLogix, PLC 5s, 5000 LogixControllers and PanelViews
  • Check output on DC controllers and replace printed circuit boards when needed
  • Troubleshoot, locate, test, identify, or diagnose electrical malfunction and then adjust, repair, or replace
  • Ability to follow, interpret, and read blueprints or schematics
  • Calibrate and/or troubleshoot process instrumentation
  • Responsible for assigning IP addresses to new equipment
  • Inspect for conformity to industry standards or specifications
  • Rebuild, repair and replace damaged, defective, or worn parts
  • Maintain a clean and orderly work area and remove material and equipment from job site
  • Perform miscellaneous job related duties as assigned
  • Troubleshoot and repair AC motor starter circuits


Skill/Experience Requirements:

  • High School diploma or GED equivalent required
  • Associates Degree in Electronics or 3-5+ years of equivalent experience is required
  • 3-5 years of experience or schooling troubleshooting and repairing PLC’s and experience programming
  • Experience utilizing networking systems such as Control Net, Ethernet, and Data Highway required
  • Familiar with mass flow meters, pressure transmitters, temperature transmitters, burner control systems and other like equipment found in an automated plant required
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a safety conscious environment
  • Previous work in a soybean crush facility is a plus
  • Experience with SAP maintenance software a plus
  • Good written and verbal communications skills
  • 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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