Bunge (www.bunge.com , NYSE: BG) is a world leader in sourcing, processing and supplying oil seed 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 in over 60 countries. The company is headquartered in New York and has 31,000 employees worldwide who stand behind more than 360 port terminals, oilseed processing plants, grain silos, and food and ingredient production and packaging facilities around the world.


This position is responsible for electrical maintenance and repair of production equipment in a multi-purpose soybean processing facility.

Essential Job Function Background Knowledge Requirements:

  • Repair and troubleshoot electrical and mechanical equipment
  • Ability to use a variety of hand and power tools
  • Thorough understanding and a leader in good electrical safety practices and regulations
  • Operates electrical test equipment including VOM, megger and amprobe
  • Performs preventive maintenance & troubleshoots motor control & lighting systems
  • Understands three phase motors: starter sizes, changing overloads & heaters, wiring terminations, phase rotations, preventive maintenance, troubleshooting & repair
  • PLC main components familiarization, system troubleshooting, installation, & repair
  • Interprets instrumentation schematics/symbols installation, troubleshoot & repair
  • Uses HMI screens to troubleshoot & understand process controls
  • Understands AC motor / VFD theories: VFD sizing, control wiring, installation & configuration, parameter modifications, VFD troubleshooting & maintenance
  • Install electrical conduit, cable trays, wiring, and electrical equipment in field as part of this expected skill of the craft function
  • Ability to determine and install small three phase transformers (sizing & wiring)
  • Understands fuse, wire and overload sizing
  • Basic understanding of various electrical controls and ability to interpret electrical schematics & symbols
  • Basic understanding of the National Electrical Code
  • Understands basic computer operating skills and is teachable on how to utilize a computer laptop to interface with plant PLCs / VFDs / Servos of various types
  • Understands building emergency lighting battery UPS systems and inverter controls

Skill / Experience Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Associates degree and / or Technical Certification preferred
  • Working knowledge of Electrical Hazardous Area Classifications (Class I & Class II) is a plus

Other Work Schedule and Qualification Requirements:

  • Must be willing to participate in rotating team on-call schedule
  • Must be willing to adjust to varying workloads and schedules
  • Must have a basic understanding of industrial plant electric distribution systems
  • Must have a basic understanding of industrial plant control systems
  • Must have a basic understanding of the NFPA 70E and 70B Codes (safety and testing)
  • Must be able to run rigid and flex conduit in the field as skill of the craft

Physical Work and Environment Requirements:

  • Must be able to tolerate soybean and dust as possible allergens at a soybean processing plant
  • Required to work indoors and outdoors in extreme temperatures depending on the season
  • Ability to work tolerate working at various heights as required on man lifts
  • Ability to learn forklift and JLG operation and safety procedures
  • Normal color vision
  • Must have a safe work history
  • Must be willing to take direction and work as a team player with others is required including peer technicians, mechanics, engineering, and contractors

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.

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Mansfield
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