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Assistant Refinery Operator

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Date: Aug 23, 2021

Location: Warswaw, NC -North Carolina, US, 28398

Company: Bunge

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.


Overview:  This position is responsible for operating refinery equipment in a safe and efficient manner.  


Essential Functions:

  • Actively participate in all aspects of safety including near miss reporting and meetings

  • Understand and be able to clearly communicate equipment functions, product flow and interconnections systems

  • Understand and be able to clearly communicate operational and oil analytical control limits

  • Complete log sheets and other paperwork in a timely and accurate manner

  • As needed and/or at the direction of plant supervision, take measurements, readings and product inventories

  • As needed and/or at the direction of plant supervision, take product samples and understand lab analytical database

  • Ability to run basic lab test on oil samples

  • Demonstrate ability to troubleshoot refinery systems as needed to identify and correct variations and problems

  • Be able to demonstrate the ability to safely shutdown and start up all refinery equipment

  • Provide instruction on plant procedures and facility operations at the direction of supervisors

  • Maintain good housekeeping standards in assigned work areas

  • Has the responsibility to report all food safety and quality issues to persons having authority to get issues resolved

  • Always keep work areas, buildings and grounds clean

  • Demonstrate the following core values and guiding behaviors which are expected of all employees at Bunge North America: Integrity, Openness and Trust, Teamwork, Citizenship, and Entrepreneurship

  • Perform other duties as assigned


    Skill/Experience Requirements:

  • High school graduate or GED Equivalent required

  • Requires strong work ethic, dependability and a high level of dedication to safety

  • Good reading and writing skills preferred

  • Ability to take instruction and follow directions required

  • Requires ability to work primarily in a non-climate-controlled environment

  • Strong mechanical skills preferred

  • Proficient in basic computer skills preferred

  • Must be self-motivated with the ability to work unsupervised required

  • Knowledge of preventative maintenance procedures desired

  • This position requires the employee to work rotating shifts and weekends as needed

  • Must be able to work overtime, as required


    Physical Requirements:



  • Walking

  • Climbing stairs

  • Lifting up to 50 lbs.

  • Bending

  • Stooping

  • Pulling

  • Entering and working in confined spaces

  • Shoveling product

  • Sweeping

  • Standing


    Work Schedule:



  • Refining Work Schedule Days:            Monday - Thursday 5am to 5pm

  • Refining Work Schedule Nights:         Monday – Thursday 5pm to 5am

  • Must be willing to work a rotating shift, including weekend, day, afternoon and midnight hours; 8 hour and/or 12-hour shifts


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

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