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Elevator Superintendent-Multisite/Managing

Date: May 14, 2019

Location: Fairmont City, IL, US, 62059

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:

This position leads the overall operational activities at a grain elevators and Supervises other Superintendents.  This includes but is not limited to  day-to-day operations, maintenance oversight and direction, management and responsibility of operational expenses,  implementation and oversight of the company safety program with the overall objective of meeting continuous changing business needs required to keep the facility operating in a safe, efficient and competitive manner.
Core Functions:
  • Direct all functions of operations to ensure best practices and that employees adhere to proper safe work practices and maintenance programs  
  • Drive the operational excellence, continuous improvement, safety and environmental programs at the elevator to ensure a productive, safe working environment   
  • Manage grain inventories, storage, grain quality, blending techniques and barge/truck scheduling   
  • Manage the operational expenses associated with the annual budget, collaborate with others to develop long range business plans and create/execute the annual capital expenditure plan to maintain the integrity of the facility and grow the business   
  • Oversee all major strategic projects to ensure targets are met  
  • Maintain company specific software and operation systems   
  • Develop staffing plan and manage the hiring and training/development processes of hourly employees.   


Skills/Experience Requirements:
• Technical College Degree/Certification and 5+ year’s elevator experience or equivalent preferred.
• Strong teamwork and leadership skills
• Proficient in company specific software and operation systems.
• Solid computer skills, including Email, Excel, Microsoft Word, and other technical software packages is preferred.
• Expert understanding of policies and procedures.  
• Exceptional people management skills and ability to develop staff members.
• Strong understanding of P&L
• Strong communication 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: St Louis

Job Segment: Agricultural, Engineer, Supply, Agribusiness, Facilities, Agriculture, Engineering, Operations

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