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Industrial Quality Engineer

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Date: Jan 9, 2023

Location: Morristown, IN -Indiana, US, 46161 Chesterfield, MO -Missouri, US, 63017

Company: Bunge

At Bunge, people don’t just come here to work, they come here to grow – solving challenges that directly impact the world with a diverse team of thinkers and doers.  Bunge offers a strong compensation and benefits package, generous paid time off program and opportunity to progress.  Most importantly, in all we do we live our values:
•    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

The Industrial Quality Engineer will be responsible for the following:


  • Responsible for verification and validation activities for the Near-Infrared Spectroscopy (NIR) operations for the U.S. plants.
  • Communicate through presentations with U.S. Crush corporate management on NIR equipment updates, KPI data, trends, and validation.
  • Research new technology to support in-process testing for Industry 4.0.
  • Train facility personnel responsible for the NIR operations on software, sample collection, and preventative maintenance programs.
  • Maintain and communicate proper NIR calibrations and ensure all U.S. plants adhere to set programs. 
  • Ability to use AutoCad and/or PDF writer to communicate installation requirements to Engineering.  Support the U.S. plants with NIR installations.
  • Develop a good working relationship with U.S. Crush teams.
  • Work with the Instrumentation/Controls/Electrical team on elevating Bunge U.S. plants to the next level in automation control.  NIRs will be used for Overall Equipment Efficiency by communicating to Programmable Logic Controllers, Human Machine Interface display, and then eventually to historians. 
  • Support efforts to implement Industry 4.0 across plants incorporating digitization with Integrators and ICE team.
  • Understanding of plant area safety rating and work with OEM and ICE to establish correct rating and application
  • Identify, promote, and coordinate implementation of NIR best practices across U.S. plants and assist with problem-solving and troubleshooting operational issues.
  • Collaborate with members on the Global NIR and Industry 4.0 teams to establish best practices and equipment trials within the U.S.
  • Update and maintain the BNA NIR Sharepoint site.
  • Promote safety in the workplace.


Reporting and Working Relationships

  • This position reports to the Bunge North America NIR Manager.
  • Location in the United States.
  • Develop a strong working relationship with all Crush personnel at the plants and within corporate teams.


Required Education/Skills/Experience

  • Equivalent experience or Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related field.
  • Education in or understanding of statistics.
  • 2-5 years of NIR experience preferred.
  • Committed to personal safety, employee safety and the integrity of all physical assets.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and PowerPoint are necessary.  Experience with Excel data analysis statistics packages and/or MiniTab. Ability to create powerpoint presentations. 
  • Punctuality and accuracy are critical.
  • Ability to manage and prioritize workload with a sense of urgency critical to Bunge business.


Required Competencies

  • Leadership:  Ability to motivate, energize, align and promote change to a common purpose and objective.
  • Safety:  Develop, promote and enforce safety in the workplace by actively demanding employees and contractors to work safely by setting and personally demonstrating safe work habits.
  • Involvement of People:  Engage others in a shared purpose to meet common objectives.
  • Process/Systems approach:  Design processes to meet defined objectives.  Integrate these processes into a coherent management system.  Continually measure, review and improve them.
  • Continual improvement:  Promote and foster an environment for continual improvement.
  • Factual approach to decision-making:  Decisions are based on the analysis of process generated data.  Promote the use of data analysis tools.
  • Mutually beneficial relationships:  Build trusting, productive relationships throughout the supply chain.
  • Strategic thinking:  Analyzes and applies a broad organizational and business perspective to identify and maintain focus on key drivers of organizational performance.



  • Full-time position
  • Willingness and ability to travel 50-75% of the time.
  • High possibility of this role being remote



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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