Electrical Controls Technician

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Date: Apr 7, 2024

Location: Sandston, VA -Virginia, US, 23150

Company: Bunge

Location : Sandston VA 

City : Sandston 

State : Virginia (US-VA) 

Country : United States (US) 

Requisition Number : 33216 


Perform the functions of programming, setting up graphics, communication links, troubleshooting and servicing on assigned projects in the facility. Responsible for documenting point to point verification, sequence of operations validation and job close out requirements. Keep current on Bunge projects concerning installation, operation, maintenance, service, and repair of direct digital control systems.


As a member of the team, you will enjoy:

  • INDUSTRY LEADING PAY! – Based on your experience level, plus built-in overtime opportunities.
  • Excellent benefits package – Includes medical, dental, vision, 401k with match and contribution, and paid vacation.  In lieu of a traditional pension, Bunge offers an additional attractive company contribution to employee 401k on top of employee contribution and company match.
  • Zero-incident culture – Safety always comes before profit and production.
  • Stability amidst Covid-19 - Bunge has taken great measures to ensure employee safety and satisfaction amidst the covid-19 pandemic.  Bunge is not only stable but is hiring!
  • Facility and capital investments – This is Bunge’s largest packaging facility by far, with 125,000 sq. ft., 14 production lines, tank farms and robotics.  The facility and equipment are constantly evolving and being upgraded - $2 million on average is invested in this facility per year on capital improvements.
  • Training opportunities – Expand your skills through a partnership with 300+ industrial maintenance and electrical courses, plus PLC courses, and off-site training.
  • Wellness program – Through health incentives you can earn up to $200 per year through achievement of health and wellness goals.

 Essential Functions:

  • Follow established safety and GMP procedures.
  • Follow quality policies and procedures.
  • Understand requirements for all on-site installation of electrical devices.
  • Assembly, installation, testing, maintenance, repair and troubleshooting of electrical systems for custom manufacturing equipment.
  • Follow electrical diagrams and P&ID’s for completion of job tasks.
  • Flexible schedule required to support various activities.
  • Perform other duties and functions as needed by the Maintenance Manager or Reliability Supervisor.

 Qualified Candidate must have:

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in HVAC/Controls preferred. Technical school or formal training is preferred.
  • Experience with Allen Bradley / Rockwell PLC's is required.
  • Experience in industrial automation is preferred.
  • Strong troubleshooting equipment failure skills.
  • Problem solving and critical thinking skills.
  • Practical knowledge on the operation/use of general hand and power tools, instruments, and testing apparatus common to the electrical, electronic, and instrumental fields.
  • Ability to read P&ID’s electrical drawings, blueprints, etc.
  • Must have knowledge installing, repairing, and maintaining instrumentation, automation, electronic, single phase, and all aspects pf 3-phaswe electrical equipment throughout a manufacturing environment.
  • Ability to communicate both in writing and verbally and work in a highly effective team environment.

 Training Requirements:

  • Good Manufacturing Practices
  • Confined space
  • Lock out tag out
  • First responder Training
  • Hazmat Training

 Physical Demands:

  • Work in confining environments under / over equipment.
  • Ability to reach, bend, kneel, climb while performing repetitive tasks.
  • Ability to work in hot and cold environments.

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

Nearest Major Market: Richmond

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