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Production Support Specialist

Date: May 8, 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:

The Production Support Specialist role will support the local human resource manager, accounting specialist, plant analyst and plant managers by providing routine administrative duties, human resources functions for hourly employee pay group, coordinating annual functions for the site including coordinating group training.  This position will also provide assistance to the Human Resource Manager for some tasks associated with salaried employees.


Core Functions:

  • Local liaison to Bunge human resources to facilitate employee leave and other information for both salaried and hourly employees and provide assistance as needed.
  • Local liaison to Bunge payroll services to facilitate time keeping processes.
  • Perform weekly hourly payroll responsibilities: time card review, Ireports, personnel change reports, status changes, payroll corrections & additions, distribute checks/memos.
  • Review / audit weekly attendance for hourly employees
  • Maintain, verify vacation balances for hourly employees.
  • Maintain and prepare job replacement bids and seniority rosters.
  • Maintain employee and payroll files.
  • Provide assistance onboarding and new hire employee orientation.
  • Monthly reporting activities: review union true-up, provide monthly hours report to safety manager and PAF report to accounting specialist, headcount report
  • Enter information into EHS including near miss reporting, safety suggestions and month-end safety summary reporting for the Oilseed Processing facility.
  • Coordinate annual events: service awards, perfect attendance, health fairs and other special projects as assigned.
  • Assist local facility with coordinating on/off-site training, meetings, supplies and travel support. 
  • Handle and process incoming / outgoing mail including scheduling fed ex shipments.
  • Maintain and order office supplies for plant and administration staff.
  • Answer phone and greet visitors.
  • Administer record retention schedule and coordinate records destruction process.
  • Maintain and keeping record of site visitor logs.
  • Back up Plant Analyst and Accounting Specialist
  • Other duties as assigned.



Skill/Experience Requirements:

  • Associate’s degree preferred, high school diploma required
  • Three+ years of experience in a related field
  • Strong organization skills, ability to prioritize duties
  • Detail oriented
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Effective time management skills and ability to take initiative
  • Ability to work in a fast paced team environment
  • Flexibility to handle multiple tasks at one time
  • Strong teamwork skills

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: Agricultural, Administrative Assistant, Nutrition, Payroll, Agribusiness, Agriculture, Administrative, Healthcare, Finance

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