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Maintenance Technician

Date: Apr 30, 2019

Location: Sandston, VA, US, 23150

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.

Summary:  Perform routine maintenance on all manufacturing equipment in the plant. Work is of a nature where decisions are made within limits and guidelines of general practices and procedures under the direction of the Maintenance Manager.


Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Follow established safety and GMP procedures.
  • Follow quality policies and procedures.
  • Perform maintenance activities as part of a team with co-workers.
  • Perform mechanical maintenance activities and minor electrical repairs on all manufacturing process equipment. (Includes cleaning, lubricating, adjusting parts, equipment, and machinery).
  • Troubleshoot production equipment throughout the plant.
  • Communicate with production personnel regarding status of the lines.
  • Monitor production lines and address any abnormal condition(s) of the machines.
  • Perform adjustments and assist line operators with solving problems on different machines to improve quality and efficiency of the lines during production runs and changeovers.
  • Work with operators to monitor all safety items on the machines and keep them in optimal operating condition.
  • Perform major preventative maintenance activities on the production lines.
  • Maintain record of repair work performed and equipment parts/components consumed.
  • Maintain tool and machinery part inventory. 
  • Verify all tools and equipment are properly accounted for and put away.
  • Perform other duties and functions as needed by the department and directed by plant management.



  • High School Diploma, GED, or Associated Experience
  • Basic Knowledge of manufacturing equipment: including, pumps, motors, conveyors, air valves, and various power sources.
  • Skills include: Mechanical knowledge of machines and tools including: designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
  • Problem solving and trouble-shooting equipment failure skills. 
  • Good oral and written communication skills.



Training Requirements:

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


Physical Demands:

  • Standing approximately 95% of the shift.
  • Work in confining environments under / over equipment.
  • Lifting less than 50 pounds infrequently.
  • Manual and finger dexterity to make precise coordinated movements.


SQF Requirements:  None

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, 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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