Millwright-Boiler Operator

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Date: Mar 31, 2024

Location: Kankakee, IL -Illinois, US, 60901

Company: Bunge

Reports to:  Operations Manager


Duties:   The general functions of the boiler operator/millwright include maintenance, construction, repair, install, and remove various machines, equipment and piping, both metal and wood, with respect to production, quality, safety and sanitation in an efficient manner.  In addition, candidate will have primary responsibility for plant boiler and steam system operations. These functions must comply with the Bunge Core values of Integrity, Team-work, Citizenship, Entrepreneurship and Openness & Trust.


The responsibilities include:

  • Reads and interprets drawings and layouts.
  • Installs, maintains, replaces, moves or removes equipment, machines and piping or any other production or maintenance device.
  • Makes repairs to and checks machines and equipment for correct operation.
  • Performs all operations necessary for the construction, installation and repair of equipment and devices designated.
  • Daily checks and maintenance of steam and boiler systems.
  • Maintains a clean and orderly work area and removes material and equipment from job site.
  • Performs miscellaneous job related duties as assigned.
  • Performs chemical testing as needed to assure proper boiler operations.


Skills/Experience Requirements:


Candidate should have experience and knowledge of water tube and fire tube boiler operation and maintenance. Also, experience with machine maintenance, welding, pneumatics; bearing and seal replacement, machine tool skills, plumbing, and fundamentals of electricity. Formal education, training and proof of such is preferred.


Work Schedule:

Primarily day shift with call in availability required.

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: Kankakee
Nearest Secondary Market: Bradley

Job Segment: Machinist, Sustainable Agriculture, HVAC, Equipment Operator, Manufacturing, Agriculture, Operations

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