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Project Manager Plant

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Date: Oct 9, 2021

Location: Porto Corsini, RA, IT, 48010

Company: Bunge

This is an essential position within our company, you will have a lot of responsibility and influence. You will be in charge from A-Z: from the beginning of the engineering project, the concept, until the final execution of the project: you create, evaluate and implement.  Bunge Italy is one of the main global leaders within the agrocommodities sector. In Italy we have a production location & office in Ravenna.


Project Manager Plant (Ravenna)


What will be your role?

The development of new or improved products, processes and techniques in our plant require complex assignments and feasibility assessments. This is where we need you! You will assess the soundness of proposed engineering tests, products and equipment. You coordinate the planning, organization, and implementation of engineering projects within constraints of specific objectives and target dates as specified by management.


The position therefore requires an ability to interpret on a broad basis, principles, theories, and concepts of an engineering specialty; You will lead all the engineering projects of the plant and interact with the top management of the region and Europe in order to discuss topics related to the projects. Furthermore you provide technical leadership and oversight for the execution of allocated CAPEX at plant level.


Your implementation of the factory project management methodologies and tools will ensure the use of standards to achieve the planned product and technical results within the scheduled time and budget. 

Priority is that you make sure that all activities are in compliance with the Safety and Environmental rules. Safety first is our motto!


In this role you will report to the Plant Manager and functionally to the Market Project Leader. You will be based in our plant in Porto Corsini (Ravenna).


Who are you?

  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Engineering required; Chemical, Civil, Mechanical or Agricultural related engineering preferred
  • 5+ years engineering experience in the management of major engineering/construction projects including estimating, scheduling and cost control; experience in oilseeds handling and processing is preferred; 2 years of experience managing others is also preferred;
  • Project management methodologies proficiency;
  • Understanding of the Total Cost of Ownership Concepts;
  • General understanding of business performance indicators as NPV, IRR, Payback and project economics;
  • Good knowledge of written and spoken English, Italian preferred;
  • Excel, MS Project / Rational Plan, Office, AutoCAD      
  • Residing in the Ravenna area or willing to move there.


You would describe yourself as

A diplomatic personality: you can demonstrated a high degree of tact in dealing with both plant staff and craft personnel. Also you have great networking and persuasion skills: you easily gain stakeholders support for your ideas, proposals and solutions. You are well organized, structured and you use measurement methods to monitor progress toward goals. You like to juggle several projects at the same time, and you set high goals for personal and group accomplishments.


What makes this position so interesting:

In this key position you help create a winning company. You are in communication with a lot of different stakeholders in a dynamic environment and will have a lot of responsibilities. No day will be the same!

Bunge is one of the Global leaders in the industry, which will give you opportunities for growth and exposure.


An offer you can't refuse

Working at Bunge will give you an exciting job in an international and dynamic world; You will work independently and taking initiatives will be highly appreciated.



Salary will be based on experience (approximate guideline +/- 45 - 50K)


Information and application

You can send your questions by e-mail to Debora de Vries (Talent Acquisition Specialist): Debora.devries@bunge.com, +31 886 2953 65 (based in the Netherlands).


To apply Send in your CV and motivation in English (Italian applications will not be accepted) by hitting the apply button!




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.  


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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