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Elevator Operator

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Date: Jan 5, 2023

Location: Griggsville, IL -Illinois, US, 62340

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



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 Superintendent.

Job Duties
    Assists in all areas of the loading, unloading and transferring of grain and grain products for truck & rail and inspects trucks and railcars before loading.  

  • Subject matter expert 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, recognizes near misses and leads the majority of safety meetings    
  • Perform housekeeping and cleaning duties
  • Performs rail calculations. 
  • Oversees maintenance projects, has a strong understanding of all facets of maintenance for the facility and is an equipment expert.
  • Accurately perform inventory management.  
  • Leads operations in the absence of management 



  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent preferred
  • Associates, Technical or Mechanical Degree desired
  • 5+ years of experience
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Advanced computer skills
  • Subject matter expert in all safety related rules and procedures
  • Advanced in maintenance, equipment operations, safety programs and grain operations
  • Proven leader
  • Welding and light fabrication preferred
  • Agriculture and/or grain elevator experience preferred

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

Nearest Major Market: Macomb

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