Process Engineer I

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Date: Sep 19, 2023

Location: Emporia, KS -Kansas, US, 66801-3125

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

The Plant Engineer will be involved in the design and construction of new projects and modification of existing equipment and efficiency improvements as required to meet safety, commercial expectations, maximize operating efficiencies and maintain compliance with all federal, state, and local regulatory requirements.


The work will include performing in-house design and coordination with outside consultants and contractors as necessary for successful project completion. Equipment selection, procurement and construction contract administration are typical duties of the Plant Engineer.


Essential Duties:
•       Actively and enthusiastically participate in and lead facility safety activities.
•       When designing projections and/or troubleshooting equipment, ensure that safety requirements of the facility are followed.
•       Conceptually designs and performs feasibility studies for new projects.
•       Develop cost estimates for projects.
•       Develop DCF models for large projects.
•       Manage outside consulting engineers/contractors and coordinate project activities with the plant.
•       Develop equipment specifications and prepare construction bid packages.
•       Ensure project schedules and costs projections are achieved.
•       Complete problem solving and troubleshooting on an as need bases and as requested by the plant management.
•       Catalog and control all Plant drawings and p&ids.

•       Bachelor's degree in mechanical, civil, agricultural, electrical, or chemical engineering required.  
•       3 to 5 years of experience, in plant operations, maintenance and safety is required.
•       Proficiency with applicable computer software packages including AutoCad, Microsoft Word, Excel and Project.
•       Knowledge of design codes and government regulations affecting the industry including NFPA 36, NFPA 61, OSHA and EPA is preferred.
•       Demonstrates mechanical aptitude and interest with strong problem solving skills.
•       Demonstrates organizational and planning capabilities.
•       Strong verbal and written communication skills.  
•       Collaborative team player.  
•       Has worked on projects less than $1M, that are simple projects with little complexity.
•       Completes projects successfully on time and on budget including safety compliance.
•       Able to work with direction and oversight in day to day duties.  
•       Able to evaluate and understand the GAP and inform the plant on recommended actions with input from others to start closing the Gap.



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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