Mechanical Technician

Date: May 26, 2023

Location: Tema, AA, GH

Company: Bunge

Perform maintenance and repairs on all plant equipment to ensure effective and efficient operation of plant

Main Accountabilities:

  • To perform planned preventive, predictive, corrective maintenance on all plant equipment and buildings.
  • To perform emergency maintenance activities on all plant equipment and building  
  • Identify, troubleshoot and repair mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic problems on plant facilities. 
  • To perform routine inspection to assess general condition of plant equipment and to identify lubricant, product, air ,steam and other leakages. 
  • To update all activities undertaking during the shift in the CMMS. 
  • Team up with production operators in running the plant 
  • Maintain housekeeping standard during maintenance to  ensure a clean and safe workplace 
  • Strictly follow and ensure plant safety

Key Performance Indicators (KPIs):

  • Plant mechanical downtime is maintain to the minimum <4% 
  • Wrench time of any activity is not 10% more than accepted wrench time for the activity
  • Daily labours hours is CMMS 80% or more.
  • % Job Completion in CMMS for the month is 90% or more.
  • Major Opportunities and Decisions:
  • Work environment is an Atex zone. Major decision is on how to work safely. 


Key relations:

  • E& I Technicians
  • Utility Technicians
  • Production Operators
  • Shift Supervisors
  • Maintenance Engineer

External Relations

  • Technical Stores Officer
  • Process Engineer
  • E&I Engineer
  • Plant Manager

Technical Skills

  • Understand equipment functionality in relation to operation and production 
  • In-depth experience in rotating equipment maintenance. 
  • Have knowledge in pneumatic/hydraulic equipment  
  • Have knowledge in pipe and valve repairs
  • Ability to use CCMS software for reporting. 



  • High level integrity and dependable 
  • Very good team player
  • Openness and willing to learn.
  • Can do attitude and persistent  
  • Self-driven result oriented 



  • HND Mechanical Engineering (Plant Option) or Mechanical Engineering Part 3 (Plant option)
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in oil and fat industry

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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