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Automation Engineer

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Date: Oct 13, 2021

Location: Lehliu, Calarasi, RO, 915300

Company: Bunge

Bunge - Leaders in agribusiness, food and ingredients


Be part of a team dedicated to improving the agribusiness and food production chain. Everyone, everywhere needs nutritious food to lead healthy and productive lives. The global agri-food chain sustains families, societies, economies and nations, and that chain depends on us. We source oilseeds and grains, manage a global logistics network to transport them worldwide, and create value-added food and ingredients for customers and consumers.


Are you willing to consolidate your career in maintenance management (you probably have heard about our brands, Floriol and Unisol) ? Looking to make a difference in one of the biggest global companies in agri-business, in one of the most stable industries at the time being ? How about applying for our Automation Engineer role, based in Lehliu ? Read the vacancy below and learn more about it ! 

What you will be doing as an Automation Engineer ?

The core focus of the Automation Engineer activity is to monitor and improve the functioning of the industrial control systems in our Lehliu Factory, with the optimal use of the available resources. This will be done through the following activities:

·    Monitor the automation systems, instrumentation and communication network of the factory;
·    Ensure the good functioning of automation systems;
·    Perform maintenance activities of automation systems and instrumentation;
·    Suggest improvement measures for the existing processes;
·    Plan and request the necessary spare pieces, in order to ensure continuity of production;
·    Provide technical support to other departments involved in the production flow;
·    Keep in contact with the external suppliers of automation machines;
·    Support the solving of any critical incident impeaching regular production activities;
·    Implement any needed changes requested by other departments such as Health & Safety, Production


The position is based in Lehliu, it will report to our Electrical & Automation Supervisor, also located in Lehliu. Our new colleague will be part of a team of 12 employees.


What does your future Manager have to say about this position? 


The position is fast paced, due to close connection to production needs, but at the same time providing lots of opportunities for technical learnings, as we use complex work machinery!  As well, Bunge is an big international organization and we offer to our employees plenty of occasions of  knowledge exchanges with colleagues from other plants in the world. You will also acquire a complex overview on maintenance contractors activity. If you like each new day coming up with new challenges, this is the role for you ! 


What do we expect from our Automation Engineer ?


You are an energetic and multi-tasking person, as well a reliable professional, able to work independently at times but as well within a team. You love the technical part of your role and take all opportunities to improve your knowledge. You are pro-active in addressing and solving potential risks of stopping production. What else do we expect? 
⦁    Technical university degree- with a major in in either Automation/ Electronics/ Electrical fields;
⦁    3-5 years of experience in a similar position for other companies with production activity, preferably in food area;
⦁    Knowledge in industrial automation and control systems, usage of automation equipment (inverters, controllers, industrial process regulators), electric equipment of command and control;
⦁    Knowledge and experience in working with automation software within PLC Siemens- Simatic Step 7, Scada WinCC , TIA Portal, PLC Allen Bradley; certification in PLC is a plus;
⦁    Knowledge and experience in working with industrial data networks such as Simatic Net, Profibus, Profinet; CAD electric systems;
⦁    English skills-  intermediate level as a minimum, with knowledge of technical terms;
⦁    Good communication skills;
⦁    MS Office- intermediate (especially Excel knowledge); 
⦁    Availability for emergency calls in case of critical incidents and for working at height and in confined spaces.


What do we offer to our Automation Engineer ?


A dynamic position, which can make the difference within an international organization placing safety on top of its priorities, with multiple options to develop your technical skills.


What else can you expect from Bunge?


⦁    A competitive salary and great benefits package (professional protection equipment,  medical services, lunch provided at the factory)
⦁    Work within an experienced team;
⦁    The right tools for the right job;
⦁    The freedom to contribute with your own input in order to improve our processes.



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