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Continuous Improvement Engineer - Lehliu Plant

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Date: Mar 19, 2023

Location: Lehliu, Calarasi, RO, 915300

Company: Bunge

Are you willing to consolidate your career in Continuous Improvement? 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 (you probably have heard about our brands, Floriol and Unisol)? How about applying for our Continuous Improvement Engineer role, based in our Lehliu Plant?


Read the vacancy below and learn more about it! 

What you will be doing as a Continuous Improvement (CI) Engineer?

The core focus of the CI Engineer activity is to support the constant improvement of productivity, safety results. CAPEX projects.


This will be done through the following activities:


  • Making statistical analyses of plant performance and setting new critical metrics by reducing waste and leading productivity projects 
  • Coach the plant team and employees to improve plant performances as focusing productivity projects, capacity increment, metrics improvement and cost reduction projects
  • Leadership for 5S installation among the plant (action log, 5S audits scores, 5S targets)
  • Lead of 6sigma Kaizen projects with DMAIC structure
  • Eliminating industrial wastes with prober problem solving tools like RCA, fishbone, 5Why
  • Facilitate and organize the site’s CI capabilities (Root cause, 5S, Standard Work, Kaizen, Process Mapping, Lean Six Sigma) through coaching and training to enhance the CI culture in the plant in collaboration with the Plant Manager and Market CI lead
  • Reviewing the progress of global CI programs 
  • Focus on processes improvement: analyzing data, creating brainstorming with operators and department managers assigned for improvements (costs decreasing, process improvement, time losses elimination)
  • Promote CI culture at plant level
  • Install /maintain Bunge management operation system 
  • Preparing payback calculations for productivity projects
  • Performing technical CI training to the plant team


The position is based in Lehliu, it will report to our Plant Manager also located in Lehliu.


What do we expect from our CI Engineer?


  • Technical university degree- preferably with a major in Mechanical, Food, Chemical, Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • 3-5 years of experience in a similar position for other companies with production activity, preferably in food area
  • Understanding of manufacturing process, lean manufacturing knowledge.
  • Understanding of Kaizen process, 5S, standard work, six-sigma and Lean Culture and how to apply 
  • English skills- proficient
  • Very good interpersonal skills, cultural awareness
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Self-starter personality, with a change oriented approach
  • MS Office- intermediate 
  • Occasional travels 


What do we offer to our CI Engineer?


  • A competitive salary and great benefits package (professional protection equipment, medical services, private pension contribution, lunch provided at the factory, annual bonus)
  • Work within an experienced team, with international exposure to other specialists in the same field
  • The right tools for the right job;
  • The freedom to supply with your own input to improve our processes.

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 passionate, bold, 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



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