Operations Supervisor Grain at Bunge in Destrehan, Louisiana

Posted in Other 2 days ago.

Job Description:

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.

Position Summary:

Responsible for and takes part in all operational activities at the facility. This includes supervision of vessel loading staff, barge unloading staff, control room staff and elevator staff. This role is actively involved in and responsible for achieving facility production goals and monitoring all facility safety and environmental parameters to enable the plant to operate maximum capacity, while supporting the policies, goals and objectives of the company.

Core Functions:

  • Provide support to Shift Superintendent or Logistics Manager to ensure that daily operations are in compliance with regulatory and company requirements and ensure that the plant operates efficiently and safely.

  • Promote safety program of the facility and ensure that all work is performed safely and that hazards are anticipated and managed properly and conduct toolbox safety talks.

  • Assist Shift Superintendent with directing the work of hourly employees while maintaining employee relations and enforcement of the Union Labor Agreement.

  • Provide training, counseling and coaching of hourly shift operations employees as needed to achieve operational standards.

  • Ensure all production activities involved in the Operations Department are carried out in accordance to maximize productivity and maintain grain quality, execute vessel loading plans, while following all environmental and governmental policies, regulations and standards.

  • Line out housekeeping staff to ensure sanitation requirements are maintained.

  • Assists with diagnosing and troubleshooting maintenance related issues.

  • Provide information to the shift superintendent for the documenting and reporting of daily operational reports which will include incident reports, emissions reports, housekeeping log and SAP repair notifications.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Skill/Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree preferred; will consider Associates degree from two-year college in a related technical field or certificate of diploma from trade school.

  • 3 or more years of related operations work experience required.

  • Become knowledgeable in grain and grain byproduct quality factors and inspection techniques

  • Acquire and maintain working knowledge of computer/PLC-based operating equipment

  • Develop and apply leadership and management skills

  • Develop a well-trained team focused on safety, productivity, quality and environmental issues

  • Administer Bunge's policies and procedures

  • Develop and maintain a good working knowledge of plant processes

  • Supervise the activities of a 6-15 person crew with safety as the number one priority

  • Computer skills using basic office software for word processing, spread sheets and email.

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment to maintain good working relationship with other facility personnel

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a safety conscious environment

  • Some mechanical background including the ability to recognize signs of operation failure

  • Basic written and verbal communications skills

  • Flexible in working hours, as this position requires an 8-12 hour rotating shift

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