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Operator Trainee

Date: Mar 17, 2019

Location: Destrehan, LA, US, 70047

Company: Bunge

Bunge Limited (, NYSE: BG) is a leading global agribusiness and food company operating in over 40 countries with approximately 32,000 employees. Bunge buys, sells, stores and transports oilseeds and grains to serve customers worldwide; processes oilseeds to make protein meal for animal feed; produces edible oil products for consumers and commercial customers in the food processing, industrial and artisanal bakery, confectionery, human nutrition and food service categories; produces sugar and ethanol from sugarcane; mills wheat, corn and rice to make ingredients used by food companies; and sells fertilizer in South America. Founded in 1818, the company is headquartered in White Plains, New York.

Position Summary:

This position will be responsible for overseeing the operation process of a soybean processing facility in Destrehan LA.  Additionally this individual will be responsible for housekeeping in conjunction with training.The candidate will need to be able to work in a safe, team environment and have the ability to work a rotating shift.

Core Functions:

  • Must actively participate in Bunge’s Employee Safety Plan
  • Maintain a safe work environment for self and all employees
  • Required to follow all HACCP procedures and guidelines to ensure product safety and quality
  • Operate and control soybean processing equipment/machinery
  • Record data, secure samples and perform necessary process control tests required for the successful operation of the plant
  • Make adjustments and maintain operating parameters
  • Must be able to obtain Process Safety Management certification
  • General housekeeping of the plant
  • Cross train in all processes
  • Performs miscellaneous job related duties as assigned


Skill/Experience Requirements:

  • High School diploma or GED equivalent required
  • 2 + years of experience as a process technician or completed or actively working on 2 year Process Technician degree
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a safety conscious environment
  • Some mechanical background including the ability to recognize signs of operational failure
  • Good written and verbal communications skills
  • Must be willing and able to work rotating shift
  • Overtime will be required both as part of the normal schedule and to provide coverage as needed.

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, 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: New Orleans

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