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Elevator Operator IV

Date: Apr 28, 2019

Location: Fairmont City, IL, US, 62059

Company: Bunge

Bunge Limited (www.bunge.com, 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:

Primary responsibility is the operation of the grain elevator as it pertains to loading, unloading and transferring grain and grain products in an efficient, safe and sanitary manner.  Also assists or leads in all other aspects of grain handling, storage, maintaining facilities/equipment and elevator operations. 

 

Core Functions:

  • Assists in all areas of the loading, unloading and transferring of grain and grain products for truck, barge, rail (location specific) and inspects barges, trucks and railcars before loading.   % of Time Spent:  15%
  • Proficient in all facets of Bunge’s safety programs and culture, has a strong working knowledge of safety procedures and environmental regulations, demonstrates safe working practices, has the ability to perform JHA’s and recognize near misses    
  • Perform housekeeping and cleaning duties
  • Ability to perform barge and rail draft calculations. 
  • Ability to oversee maintenance projects, has a strong understanding of all facets of maintenance for the facility and is an equipment expert.
  • Ability to accurately perform inventory management. 

 

 

Skill/Experience Requirements:

 

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent preferred
  • Associates, Technical or Mechanical Degree desired
  • 5+ years of experience
  • Basic written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated computer skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a safety conscious environment
  • Ability to work in a highly quality controlled environment.
  • Skilled in maintenance, equipment operations, safety programs and grain operations
  • Ability to lead others and maintain a good working relationship with other facility personnel.
  • Welding and light fabrication preferred
  • Agriculture and/or grain elevator experience preferred
  • Work under minimal supervision and has wide latitude for independent judgment
  • Highly skilled in grain operations.
  • Proactive and willing to lead    

 

 

Work Hours and Conditions

Harvest Season Hours (60 plus per week)

Non Harvest Season Hours (40-50 per week)

 

Physical Requirements

  • Walking
  • Walking on catwalks at a variety of heights
  • Climbing stairs and ladders
  • Lifting up to 75 lbs
  • Bending
  • Stooping
  • Shoveling product
  • Entering and working in confined spaces
  • Working at heights up to 200 ft. with appropriate safety equipment
  • Working outdoors in a broad range of climate conditions
  • Working over water

 

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


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