Bunge North America Regional Process Engineer in St. Louis, Missouri

Skills/Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelors degree in Engineering or applicable related field required.

  • 5 to 10 years of extensive oilseed processing operations experience required

  • Extensive soybean/canola processing operational experiences in a broad range of climate conditions required.

  • Working knowledge of NFPA 36 required.

  • Oilseed industry knowledge of safety policies regarding solvent extraction facilities required.

  • OSHA PSM program experience desired.



Bunge has a challenging opportunity for a Regional Process Engineer to assist our soybean/canola processing facilities with improving efficiencies, operational troubleshooting, and capital project design across all crush facility locations. This position will follow engineering principles and the Bunge Core Values in providing operations support to meet business needs required to keep our facilities competitive. The position reports to the Oilseed Value Chain (OVC) Crush Operations Support Manager.

Position to be based in St. Louis preferred, open to remote work location at one of Bunge's field locations or potentially work from home and travel as required.

*Bunge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities/Veterans/Women/Disabled *

Essential Functions:

  • Work with location managers, plan and develop projects for productivity improvement related to Productivity, Quality, Safety and Environment (PQSE) gap closure

  • Collaborate with facility management to define technical needs and CapEx requirements, recommend CapEx projects, evaluate CapEx proposals for technical viability, and assist with development of the project presentations

  • Identify productivity improvement opportunities at BNA crush locations.

  • Identify, promote, and coordinate implementation of best practices across all facilities and assist facilities with problem-solving and troubleshooting operational problems

  • Assist facilities and Industrial management group with Bunge global best practices for processing and Global equipment standards.

  • Assist facilities with assessments of vendors, contractors, and consulting engineers.

  • Assist facilities with OEM equipment evaluations.

  • Coordinate with local plant management on safe operations as needed

  • Coordinate with local plant management on environmental regulatory compliance issues as needed

  • Interface effectively with other departments such as commercial, safety, accounting, legal, environmental, engineering, QA/QC, and procurement to assist with optimal execution of business needs

  • Assist as necessary with process reviews and process developments

  • Assist with review of production data routinely to ensure accuracy and to analyze for improvements throughout the crush facilities.

  • Understand and review production data on a regular basis

  • Assist Process Safety Management Manager with routine Process Safety Management and Extraction Process Safety Audits at crush facilities.

  • Travel, sometime with extended stays, to crush facilities throughout the US and Canada as required.

Requisition Number: 17-4111

Job Title: Regional Process Engineer

Area of Interest: Engineering/Plant/Project

Position Type: Full Time - Regular

City: St. Louis

State / Province: Missouri

Country: U.S.