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Elevator Manager

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Date: Oct 12, 2021

Location: McLeansboro, IL -Illinois, US, 62859

Company: Bunge

Position Summary

       Lead the commercial and operational activities at a grain elevator.  Leading and executing all elevator activities in support of the operational and commercial business plan while focusing on safety, productivity, communication, and profitability.

  • Manage all functions of operations, training and safety to ensure employees are engaged and adhere to safe work practices   
  • Originate grain in accordance with flexible marketing and origination, foster and grow customer relationships along the value chain, manage facility logistics (truck, rail, barge) and oversee all operational expenses to ensure the budget and business plans are achieved
  • Manage grain inventories, grading processes, monitor grain quality and capture blending opportunities 
  • Oversee facility housekeeping, regulatory compliance, best practice programs to ensure adherence to the Company’s safety and operational standards. 
  • Responsible for completing accounting and business control activities including but not limited to: inputting contracts, contract/ticket applications, customer reports, daily activity reports, and month-end accounting
  • Manage customer service issues and relations



  • Bachelor's degree in Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Business, Business or applicable related field  is preferred
  • 2-5 years applicable experience
  • Proficient with basic computer skills, including Email, Excel, Microsoft Word, and other technical software packages
  • Demonstrated understanding of company software an operation systems.
  • Proven skills related to leading and managing staff members 
  • Excellent communication (verbal/written) skills with ability to effectively communicate internally and externally
  • Demonstrated experience in the areas of safety, productivity and teamwork
  • Knowledge of hedging on the Chicago Board of Trade, grain contracting, and NGFA rules preferred
  • Knowledge in agriculture is required
  • SAP/GTM experience required
  • P&L experience required


Physical Requirements

  • Walking
  • Walking on catwalks at a variety of heights
  • Climbing stairs and ladders
  • Lifting up to 75 lbs
  • Bending
  • Stooping
  • Shoveling product
  • Entering and working in confined spaces
  • Working at heights up to 200 ft. with appropriate safety equipment
  • Working outdoors in a broad range of climate conditions
  • Working over water



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

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