Reliability Manager

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Date: Feb 16, 2024

Location: Porto Corsini, RA, IT, 48010

Company: Bunge


Location Porto Corsini

CityRavenna - Porto Corsini

StateRavenna (IT-RA)

Country Italy (IT)

Requisition Number32363




BUNGE has an exciting opportunity available for a Reliability Manager. In this role, you will improve reliability of the physical assets by eliminating unscheduled failures. This is done through development of a sound proactive maintenance strategy, analysis of failure causes, recommending design enhancements, and developing improved repair methods.



“Since 1818, Bunge has been connecting farmers to consumers to deliver essential food, feed, and fuel to the world.  Looking to the future, our ambition is to continuously reinvent ourselves, leveraging data to be at the forefront of analytics, technology and talent to accomplish our purpose in a better, faster and simpler way.  Bunge is committed to operating and thriving in the digital world – creating world class agile teams where teammates are empowered and encouraged to collaborate and test and learn to succeed.”



Note: you are ideally located in Porto Corsini (Ravenna) to obtain this job, however, we will also consider relocations.




More on the Reliability Manager:


Our future colleague will be responsible for the reliability of all equipment in the area to which he / she is assigned. He / She will also maintain appropriate records and files to permit important analysis and reporting of results or completed works.



Responsibilities and Duties:


  • Ensures Bunge Maintenance Standards are fully implemented and functioning.
  • Ensures to follow the guidance and the implementation of BPS, Bunge Production System, Pillar “Asset Care”.
  • Has a thorough understanding of the Potential-Failure Curve and relationship to setting maintenance activity frequencies.
  • Assists in the development of long-range asset management schedules and budgets.
  • Educates other employees about reliability engineering and local reliability implementation.
  • Reviews predictive maintenance activities, recommends changes to the type of monitoring, routes, frequencies and equipment monitored.
  • Collaborates with Predictive technology specialists, external and/or internal to optimize the scope and the analysis.
  • Maintains the PM (Preventive Maintenance) system and process within the CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management System).
  • Maintain CMMS updated (PM and PdM maintenance plans, assets BOM, notifications and work orders creation).
  • Develop and implement strategies for improving the reliability of the manufacturing processes.
  • Maintains or monitors asset downtime database with focus on monitoring unscheduled downtime on key process equipment’s.
  • Maintains asset criticality lists.
  • Maintains spare parts criticality lists.
  • Responsible for MRP, material requirements planning developping.
  • Monitor the execution and effectiveness of lubrication programs.
  • Maintains progress list of improvement projects.
  • Evaluates the cost/benefit of all new diagnostic technologies.
  • Communicates the key asset management performance indicators as well as the company’s KPIs (Key Process Indicators).
  • Leading planning and scheduling team.
  • Works closely with the Maintenance and Operations Departments in performing RCFA (Root Cause Failure Analysis) and asset management improvement.
  • Generates downtime analysis reports and performs Pareto Analysis on results.
  • Uses Pareto Analysis to find opportunities and prioritize improvement efforts.
  • Ensures that all department works performed is done in a safe manner and that all work areas are maintained to meet or exceed all safety rules, as well as all local, state or province and federal safety and environmental laws and regulatory acts.




  • BS/MS degree in Engineering or Mathematics.
  • At least 3 years of work experience in similar position.
  • Good data management and analysis skills.
  • Fluency in both English and Italian are required.
  • Strong plant background.
  • Vibration Analysis, Category II, ISO 18436-2.
  • Ultrasound, Category I, ISO 18436-8.
  • Infrared Thermography, Category I, ISO 18436-7.
  • CMRP, Certified Maintenance & Reliability Professional is a plus.
  • ICML - MLT1, Machine Lubrication Technician Level 1 is a plus.



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.


If this description reflects your profile or ambition, we’re looking forward to seeing your application and motivation in English by hitting apply!


In case of questions, please reach out to Aitor Alonso (Talent Acquisition Specialist at


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.



We Are Bunge


Bunge is a global agribusiness with one mission – we connect farmers to consumers to deliver essential food, feed and fuel to the world. We have unmatched global scale and deeply rooted relationships which allow us to bring innovative ingredients and knowledge to some of the world’s biggest brands – many of which are likely in your home right now. 


We know that to achieve our mission and deliver the best results to our customers, each other and the world we need to work together – so we hire talented people who are passionatebold and driven to work as One Bunge. This dedication is deeply embedded in our culture and reflected in the way we work.


Every day our people exemplify these values, which represent Bunge at its core:


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.


If this sounds like you, join us! We value and invest in people who believe in our purpose and are excited to live it every day – people who are #ProudtoBeBunge.


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. 

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