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Operations Trainee

Date: Jun 30, 2019

Location: Fort Saskatchewan, AB, CA, T8L 2G3

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:

Bunge is offering a unique opportunity for an individual to join the Fort Saskatchewan team and participate in a comprehensive trainee program. The successful candidate will be exposed to the day to day running of Bunge facilities located in Fort Saskatchewan in the areas of manufacturing, maintenance and engineering over an 18 to 24 month period. As a trainee you will develop the skills and knowledge to provide a foundation in all aspects of operational management that includes supervision, engineering, maintenance and safety management.

 

At the completion of the training program the trainee will be placed into a full time position that complements both the needs of the company and the trainee’s strengths.

 

Core Functions:

  • Participate in the day-to-day running of a Bunge facility in a supervisory role. Skills developed will include people management (leadership skills), effective communication techniques, production scheduling, inventory management, and purchasing.
  • Learn safe operating practices and work to maintain and improve facility safety to support the company and division safety goals and initiatives. Conduct facility safety meetings, root cause analysis and understand all accident/incident handling procedures. Trainee will be provided competent person training.
  • Learn QMS (Quality Management System), statistical process control, laboratory analysis, customer complaint investigation, customer focus and internal auditing.
  • Learn facility maintenance that includes planning, work order system, preventive maintenance, part inventory and supervision.
  • Participate in facility engineering and construction projects. Trainee will learn to evaluate equipment operations and efficiencies, and coordinate the work of outside contractors. Complete project appropriation requests that include all the background information, justification for the project, employee safety as well as food safety and environmental requirements. Ensure compliance with all laws and regulations.
  • Participate in projects to sustain productivity, cost and efficiency gains.

 

Skill/Experience Requirements:

  • The trainee program is available to recent graduates or supervisors/engineers with 1-5 years’ experience.
  • University Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Food Science, Science or College Diploma in Engineering Technology.
  • Excellent verbal, written and listening communication skills with the ability to interact at all levels of the organization. Must possess strong communication skills to foster and sustain excellent relations with other departments, peers and co-workers.
  • Proficient computer skills & software knowledge, including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Ability to adjust to multiple demands, shifting work priorities, ambiguity, adversity and change.
  • Must be a self-starter, well organized, goal oriented and be an excellent problem solver.
  • Unrestricted cross-border mobility.

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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