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Elevator Operator IV

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Date: Jun 1, 2021

Location: Fairmont City, IL -Illinois, US, 62201

Company: Bunge

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.

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. 

 

Reporting and Working Relationships

This position reports directly to the Elevator Manager but has a dotted line to the Asst. Elevator Manager and/or Elevator Superintendent.

 

Responsibilities

  • 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.  
  • 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. 

 

Qualifications

  • 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 Hours and Conditions

Harvest Season Hours (60 plus per week)

Non Harvest Season Hours (40-50 per week)

 

Additional Position Information

  • Work under minimal supervision and has wide latitude for independent judgment
  • Highly skilled in grain operations.
  • Proactive and willing to lead    

 

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, 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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