E&I Technician

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Date: May 11, 2024

Location: Destrehan, LA -Louisiana, US, 70047-5304

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, generous paid time off program 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

Master Electrician is responsible for the electrical maintenance and some instrumentation of the Destrehan, LA soybean processing facility. Candidate must actively participate in Bunge’s Employee Safety Policy and maintain a safe work environment for self and all employees.


Main Accountabilities

  • Ability to read and understand ladder logic – troubleshoot and repair Programmable Logix Control (PLC) (Allen-Brady) systems, required
  • Utilize the integrator to assign IP addresses to new equipment, electrical commissioning of new equipment
  • Calibrate and/or troubleshoot process instrumentation, use handheld communication, required (TREX is a plus)
  • Responsible for plant wide electrical troubleshooting and repair (electrical circuits of 480VAC or less)
  • Troubleshoot and repair variable frequency drive (VFD) and AC/DC systems
  • Ability to perform general electrician skills including but not limited to running conduit and sizing and pulling wires
  • Ability to follow, interpret, and read blueprints and schematics
  • Inspect for conformity to industry standards or specifications
  • Troubleshoot and repair electrical components of mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic industrial equipment
  • Maintain electrical switchgear
  • Ability to lay out and install conduit
  • Working knowledge of thermography

This is not all inclusive. Expected to perform other duties as assigned.
Knowledge and Technical Competencies: 

  • PLC experienced required
  • HVAC experience required
  • Written/Verbal communication skills 
  • Ability to work in a team environment 
  • Ability to work in a highly quality controlled environment 
  • Ability to work in a safety conscious environment 
  • Ability to maintain a good working relationship with other facility personnel 



  • High school diploma or GED equivalent preferred
  • Associates degree and/or technical certification preferred
  • 5 years of industrial electrical experience preferred


Work Schedule

  • Overtime required as part of the normal schedule, call out availability, and an on-call rotation



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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