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HR Administrator Payroll (m/w/d)

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Date: Nov 20, 2022

Location: Mannheim, DE, D - 68169

Company: Bunge

Are you looking for your next role to be a diverse mix of both Payroll and Human Resources (HR) admin activities? Would you like to work for a global organization where HR is seen as an equal and advantageous business partner? If you recognize yourself in above questions, we would love to talk with you!

As HR Payroll Administrator representative at Bunge, you are the ‘’all-around expert’’ for most employees’ questions and requests. Besides always being accurate in the organization, implementation and monitoring of the payroll process, you are also a ‘go to’ person for inquiries around social security, labor, operational pension scheme as well as regarding all questions about payroll. Accordingly, you are successfully maintaining the personnel master data and time management in corresponding systems and digital tools that include billing programs, time recording software & Mercer.


More on the role:  
You will join our HR Mannheim team and report directly to the HR Manager for Mannheim and Bruck (Austria). With the team of 3 other HR colleagues, you will be responsible for the administrative processing and control for HR and payroll related information for all 1000 employees located in Germany. Our team is always making sure that we cover the whole employee life cycle and that we make sure the employees are happy with our HR service delivery.  


By now, you might wonder what your targets will be in this role? Our HR team aims for excellence in payroll integration and centralization (as of 2022), compliance with taxes & labor law, always informing our employees and management well and creating efficient workflows. 
Other responsibilities include
Daily, you will be busy with all activities related to payroll management in Bunge’s payroll program and SAP. Because you will work with various external (correspondence with authorities, social security institutions, other relevant offices) and internal stakeholders, you will become the contact person for our employees, students, trainees, interns, and temporary staff. Some of the questions/request you can expect to get include pension insurance issues, as well as about company shares and wage garnishments and administration of in-house pension and voluntary benefits. 


Additionally, you will be involved in: 

  • Creation of subject-specific evaluations, reports and statistics on sick leave, employee lists, ad hoc evaluations; 
  • Processing of the certification and reporting system; 
  • Administrative support activities, like maintenance of employment contracts;
  • Recruitment and onboarding activities. 


Bunge’s HR Team:
HR at Bunge is a global function of over 400 employees spread in 23 countries. In our daily work, we provide support to leaders and employees, a sum of many cultures, languages, and backgrounds, that helps ensure high performance and excellence in achieving business results. Do you share our passion for people and believe that HR is essential for maximization of employees’ performance? 

Ideals that characterize our HR team are integrity, transparency, and encouragement to speak up about our ideas and potential improvements. We are a result-oriented team working in an ambitious business where we like to support our customers in a timely and accurate manner. 


Are you the colleague we are looking for? 
Besides having an excellent eye for detail, you are very accurate in your work. In your previous HR Payroll & Admin experience(s), you have learned a great deal on German labor law and payroll legislations. We would prefer to recruit a more senior employee. This vacancy is available preferably full time.


  • The pre’s for this role is previous experience in a similar role (preferably in production-oriented working environment) and excellent knowledge of English and German language. 
  • Additionally, we hope you will bring a Secondary school leaving certificate or Abitur and excellent ability to work with automated HR systems (we use ADP, SAP, Success Factors, ATOSS Staff Efficiency Suite, Microsoft Office and other). 


If this description reflects your profile or ambition, we’re looking forward to see your application and motivation in English by hitting apply!
In case of questions, please reach out to Debora de Vries (Talent Acquisition Specialist at

Acquisition by agencies is not appreciated, we do not use agencies at this moment for our recruitment. Open proposals of candidates are at own risk. 




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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