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Date: Jan 27, 2023

Location: Decatur, AL -Alabama, US, 35601-2678

Company: Bunge

Location : Decatur AL 

City : Decatur 

State : Alabama (US-AL) 

Country : United States (US) 

Requisition Number : 25521 

Position Summary:

Supporting the Refinery Manager in providing operations and technical support to the packaging and refining departments. Responsible for supporting the safe and efficient operation of the Decatur AL Oils refinery operations.  Job scope includes leadership support in a high performance team environment. 



Core Functions:

  • Working with management to plan and develop projects related to Productivity, Quality, Safety and Environment (PQSE).
  • Identify, promote, and coordinate implementation of best practices across all facilities and assist facilities with problem-solving and troubleshooting operational problems
  • Assist facilities with vendor assessments, OEM equipment evaluations, and assessments of contractors and consulting engineers
  • Responsible for all aspects project development and implementation by meeting project deadlines and within budgetary constraints.
  • Responsible for developing solid capital and expense project from inception to submitting project requests.
  • Research and ensure that projects are in compliance with Federal and State environmental regulations.
  • Develop and maintain drawing and documentation standards.
  • PLC/HMI/automation experience.
  • Ensure Plant is compliant with all corporate policies and procedures.
  • Strive for continuous improvement that optimizes costs and efficiencies
  • Has the responsibility to report all food safety and quality issues to persons having authority to get issues resolved.  
  • Ensure that the facility goal of no injuries is pursued by all employees
  • Demonstrate the following core values and guiding behaviors which are expected of all employees at Bunge North America: Integrity, Openness and Trust, Teamwork, Citizenship, and Entrepreneurship
  • Candidate must be friendly, collaborative, intelligent and hard working. 


Skill/Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering or other Engineering based degree required.
  • Minimum 3+ years extensive operations experience in vegetable oil refineries. Experience in oilseed refining a plus.
  • Committed to personal safety, employee safety and the integrity of all physical assets
  • Ability to use drafting software, project management software and SAP business software is necessary
  • Ability to manage, communicate and direct the work of employees and contractors

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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