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3rd Class Operating Engineer

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Date: Mar 19, 2023

Location: Oakville, ON, CA, L6L 5N3

Company: Bunge

The 3rd Class Operating Engineer will be responsible to operate all plant refrigeration and boiler systems. In addition, this position requires the individual to load/unload bulk oil tankers, routine repair and maintain ammonia/boiler related equipment and systems.      


This role is based in Oakville.         


Core Functions:

  • Assume responsibility for Plant start-up / Shutdown as well as the safe and efficient operation of the ammonia refrigeration and steam equipment as outlined in the TSSA regulations   
  • Load / Unload tank trucks and maintain unloading area and tank farm areas to GMP standards   
  • Perform preventative maintenance and various operational and safety checks associated with the equipment               
  • Respond to emergency situations and support the operations of the buildings fire suppression system    
  • Record keeping in various log books       
  • Testing and chemical treatment of plant steam and process waters          
  • Formulation and transfers of various products as required            
  • Member of plant’s confined space entry / rescue and HAZAMAT team    
  • Ensures compliance with Bunge safety policies at all times by putting safety before profit and production               
  • Requirement to maintain all aspects of the quality and food/feed safety system such as QMS, HACCP, GMP and other BNA systems
  • Work Schedule will be 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm


Skill/Experience Requirements:

  • Post-secondary education and a valid Refrigeration "B" (or 3rd class operating engineer) ticket in good standing with T.S.S.A     
  • Refrigeration “A” or millwright experience would be a strong asset          
  • Demonstrates knowledge of GMP, HACCP, BRC, FSSC, and proper employee hygiene practices to meet plant requirements   
  • Ability to wear respiratory equipment   
  • Ability to work rotating shifts as required.            
  • Ability to do heavy lifting (up to 50 lbs.)
  • Working with minimal supervision          
  • Repairing and maintaining mechanical defects   
  • Experience working in the food industry and working with packaging equipment would be a strong asset
  • Must be able to work across shifts, including weekends and extended hours        
  • Experience in Microsoft Word / Excel     
  • Knowledge of SAP would be a strong asset          


Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to  

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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