Industrial Operations Trainee

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Date: Sep 17, 2023

Location: Izmir, Izmir, TR, 35620

Company: Bunge

Location : Izmir 

City : İzmir 

State : İzmir (TR-35) 

Country : Türkiye (TR) 

Requisition Number : 27924 


The Bunge Traineeship Program is Bunge’s 18 month program, designed for recently graduated professionals who are ready to kickstart their career. Are you Passionate, Bold and Driven like us and are you ready to bring your skills and ideas to thrive in an international and essential company? Join us, together with many other Europe & Asia trainees in September 2023!


Program Overview:

Through “hands-on” experience and unique rotational learning opportunities in our industrial facilities, you will learn about the different aspects of our operations, understand our business and gain technical skills in Bunge’s production processes, projects and continuous improvement initiatives. Upon successful completion of the program, you will continue your career at Bunge in a full time position that suits best with your career aspirations (Crush Supervisor, Refined Oil Supervisor, Process Engineer, Maintenance Manager, Continuous Improvement Engineer, etc.).

Assignment areas – Project Management in role of Project Engineer


Plant Onboarding | Plant Project Management Office Hands-on | Final Project and Business trip(s) to other plants

Core functions:


  • Drawing up, control and implementation of plans for completing the investment projects
  • Registration of investment projects in accordance with corporate standards and regulations
  • Implementation and control of project implementation deadlines, interaction with enterprise specialists and contractors
  • Search and application of the most effective technical and economic solutions to fulfill the tasks set for the development of the enterprise in accordance with the current rules and regulations
  • Commissioning of construction objects in accordance with the current rules
  • Implementation of changes in the order of planning, registration, approval and implementation of projects in accordance with Bunge Production System CAPEX pillar level 3

Benefits of joining Bunge in our Traineeship


  • On the job, virtual and classroom learning and development opportunities;
  • 1-year access to Headspace (self-awareness and mental health App);
  • Partecipate in a Mentoring Program;
  • Work on real business challenges and gain exposure to cross-functional business experts and senior leadership;
  • Gain field experience in multiple Bunge facilities;
  • Build knowledge of cutting-edge technology used to support oil(seed) processing;
  • Be part of a multinational, world-class team of curious, entrepreneurs and innovative individuals.
  • We offer a permanent position in Bunge at the start of the Traineeship Program.


What do you bring to the traineeship:


  • A recently completed education at Bachelor or Master level in the field you’re applying to, such as Chemical, Quality, Food, Mechanical, Electrical Engineering or Environmental Sciences;
  • Excellent social skills and an solution-orientated mindset;
  • You’re adaptable to change and passionate about continuous improvement
  • A strong motivation to learn, grow and develop as a team and individually;
  • Excellent English language skills. Other languages are a benefit;
  • Up to 2 years previous work experience and international exposure (through travels, study-abroad, etc.) is seen as an advantage.


Interested to join the program?

Apply now by hitting the ”Apply” button. We are looking forward to see your CV and motivation in English.

What does the selection process look like?


  1. You apply to the role via;
  2. After we’ve selected your application, one of our recruiters calls you for a first introduction;
  3. You interview (via teams or live) with your future manager and potentially another future colleague;
  4. We provide you with a case to prepare individually and present your outcome to the final selection committee. In parallel, you complete a Predictive Index behavioral test.

When you are selected you will be presented with an offer to join our program starting early September 2023


We Are Bunge                                                                                  

Bunge is a global agribusiness with one mission – we connect farmers to consumers to deliver essential food, feed and fuel to the world. We have unmatched global scale and deeply rooted relationships which allow us to bring innovative ingredients and knowledge to some of the world’s biggest brands – many of which are likely in your home right now. 


We know that to achieve our mission and deliver the best results to our customers, each other and the world we need to work together – so we hire talented people who are passionatebold and driven to work as One Bunge. This dedication is deeply embedded in our culture and reflected in the way we work.


Every day our people exemplify these values, which represent Bunge at its core:


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


If this sounds like you, join us! We value and invest in people who believe in our purpose and are excited to live it every day – people who are #ProudtoBeBunge.


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.


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