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Plant Mechanic

Date: Mar 16, 2019

Location: Destrehan, LA, US, 70047

Company: Bunge

Founded in 1818, Bunge is a leading agribusiness and food company with integrated operations that circle the globe, stretching from the farm field to the retail shelf. Bunge has 35,000 plus employees at more than 400 facilities in 40 countries.

Bunge’s North American operations supply raw and processed agricultural commodities and specialized food ingredients to a wide range of customers in the animal feed, food processor, foodservice and bakery industries.  With headquarters in St. Louis, Missouri, Bunge North America and its subsidiaries operate grain elevators, oilseed processing plants, edible oil refineries and packaging facilities, and corn, wheat and rice mills in the U.S., Canada and Mexico.   

Position Summary:

The candidate will be responsible for the mechanical maintenance of a grain export facility in Destrehan LA on a rotating shift basis. This will include troubleshooting and repairing mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic industrial equipment in the facility.  

Core Functions:

Documented prior experience and/or training as a Millwright/Mechanic to include proficiency in the following areas:

  • Must actively participate in Bunge’s Employee Safety Policy
  • Maintain a safe work environment for self and all employees
  • Preventative maintenance
  • Hand Tools
  • Power Tools
  • Measurement devices including calipers
  • Welding and cutting using a torch
  • Rigging and using cables & slings
  • Some knowledge of sheet metal layout
  • Assembly & installation of a bearing on a shaft
  • Alignment of a coupling between two inputs
  • Following written maintenance instructions
  • Working knowledge of Laser Alignment, Ultrasonic and Lubrication.   
  • Performs miscellaneous job related duties as assigned





Skill/Experience Requirements:

  • High School diploma or GED equivalent required
  • Technical or Trade School Certification preferred
  • Prior experience as a Millwright / Mechanic
  • Documented experience or training
  • Good written and verbal communications skills
  • Overtime will be required both as part of the normal schedule and to provide coverage as needed and or call out availability
  • 8 / 12 hour rotating shift

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

Job Segment: Mechanic, Hydraulics, Maintenance Mechanic, Welding, Manufacturing, Operations, Engineering

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