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Refrigeration B Operator

Date: Jul 13, 2019

Location: Oakville, ON, CA, L6L 5N1

Company: Bunge

Bunge Limited (, NYSE: BG) is a leading global agribusiness and food company operating in over 40 countries with approximately 32,000 employees. Bunge buys, sells, stores and transports oilseeds and grains to serve customers worldwide; processes oilseeds to make protein meal for animal feed; produces edible oil products for consumers and commercial customers in the food processing, industrial and artisanal bakery, confectionery, human nutrition and food service categories; produces sugar and ethanol from sugarcane; mills wheat, corn and rice to make ingredients used by food companies; and sells fertilizer in South America. Founded in 1818, the company is headquartered in White Plains, New York.

The Refrigeration B Operator 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.


Duties (under the direction and Supervision of the Chief Operator) include:


  • 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


Key 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

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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