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Project Manager Energy & Productivity

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Date: May 5, 2023

Location: Sant Just Desvern, B, ES, 08960

Company: Bunge


BUNGE has an exciting opportunity available for a Project Manager Energy & Productivity. The position requires skills in project management, knowledge of process and ability to interpret on a broad basis, principles, theories, and concepts of an engineering specialty. In specific lead a dedicated portfolio of projects, coordinate the initiatives across all plants in the region (mainly productivity / energy projects), support plant teams on the project scope definition, technical solutions, project preparation, reporting and interact with the top management of the region and Europe to discuss topics related to the projects.


“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 Barcelona to obtain this job, however, we will also consider relocations.



More on the Project Manager Energy & Productivity:


Our future colleague will lead engineering projects and / or contributes engineering expertise / workstream leadership to larger projects ensuring their successful completion. Participating in the resolution of engineering issues such as conflicting design requirements, unsuitability of standard materials, and other related engineering project issues/challenges.



Main responsibilities:


  • Coordinate project activities with other operating or engineering units to facilitate the availability/participation of appropriate staff in local engineering project to ensure their completion in-line with all relevant project deliverables.
  • Participate/contribute to engineering projects elsewhere within the organization as necessary. Review, maintain and update project-related documentation as necessary to ensure its accuracy and to meet project governance requirements.
  • Participate in professional organizations to maintain current knowledge of technical innovations. Assist in determining project objectives to contribute to the development of comprehensive project design, ensure optimized cost-effectiveness, integration/alignment with standardized solutions in place elsewhere within Bunge, etc.
  • Translate project requirements into detailed actions plans, resource requirements/allocations, expenditure timing, etc., and assign work to others as necessary, monitoring/overseeing progress to ensure that objectives are being met.
  • Provides technical direction to project team members. Selects engineering techniques to solve problems and make design recommendations.
  • Lead full life cycle of Productivity / Energy projects of the region. Necessary skills to be a good presenter in front of the top management.




We are looking for different skills in our ideal candidate:


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering required; Chemical, Civil, Mechanical or Agricultural related engineering. Master’s degree or MBA preferred.
  • +/- 5 years engineering experience. 2 years of experience managing others is preferred. Deep knowledge and expertise in oils chemistry, engineering, and operations.
  • Experience in management of major engineering/construction projects including estimating, scheduling and cost control required; experience in oilseeds handling and processing is preferred.
  • Working knowledge of safety, environmental, sustainability, quality and continuous improvement. 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.
  • Must possess a demonstrated high degree of tact in dealing with both plant staff and craft personnel.
  • The ability to gain various stakeholders’ support for ideas, proposals, and solutions, as well as develop, maintain, and strengthen partnerships with others inside or outside the organization who can provide information, assistance, and support.
  • Good knowledge of written and spoken English + country language (Spanish preferrable).  Excel, MS Project / Rational Plan, Office, Autocad, SAP.



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
nnovative 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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