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POST DATE 8/18/2016
END DATE 11/1/2016

Bunge North America Decatur, AL

Decatur, AL
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Starting Pay: $16.48


Responsible for safe and efficient operation of packaging equipment, performing PM maintenance and making minor repairs and producing quality product per production schedule while maintaining safety expectations.

Bunge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabilities

Essential Functions:Promote safety by maintaining a safe work environment, identifying hazards and exposures, and being willing to approach others about safety.Candidate must be friendly, collaborative, intelligent, and hard working.Responsible for maintaining sanitation levels of work area.Perform and complete package quality checks and respond to problems, identify and handle off quality products and package supplies.Interpret tank inventories, valve and pump settings to ensure the correct product is being filled and pumped.Operate the production line equipment (votators, shortening, liquid and tote line).Troubleshoot production line issues to identify problems.Perform all assignments satisfactorily, safely, and maintain good attendance.Operate a forklift for warehouse, loading, receiving.Responsible for loading and unloading railcars and trucks.Connect unloading and loading line to railcars and tank trucks.Collect product samples from tanks, railcars, tank trucks for analysis.Responsible for pumping and/or dumping ingredients into oil products.Collecting inventory of storage tanks.Transferring oils products throughout facility.Follow "Good Manufacturing Principles" and rules.Maintain documents for processes as required by Quality and Operation systems.Be prepared to work a flexible, 8, 10, or 12 hour schedule that will include off shifts and weekends.

Personal Qualities High aptitude for cleanliness in their work space and personal hygiene.High degree of honesty and integrity.Ability to switch tasks and adapt to change effectively.Ability to work in a highly repetitive, fast moving environment.Positive attitude and openness to corrective criticism.Willingness to learn new things/skills.Customer focused mindset.Candidate must be friendly, collaborative, intelligent and hard working.

Required Competencies:Teamwork - able to work with people in such a manner as to build high morale and group commitments to goals and objectives.Openness and Communication - able to communicate with others in a warm and helpful manner while simultaneously building credibility and rapport.Decision Making and Problem Solving - able to take action in solving problems while exhibiting judgment and a realistic understanding of issues; able to use reason, even when dealing with emotional topics.Demonstrate initiative and sense of urgency- Pushes self and others to achieve results, pursues everything with energy, drive and a need to finish. Acts with a reasonable amount of planning and consideration.


HS Diploma/GED Required. Some college/technical training preferred.Experience in a production facility preferred.3-5 years related material handling experience preferred.Experience pumping liquid products and working in a food processing environment preferred.Knowledge of automated equipment.Good mechanical aptitude.Alabama Career Readiness Certification required for Reading (Level 4), Math (Level 3), Locating Information (Level 4), and Team Work (4). Good verbal communication skills.Moderate computer skills and knowledge of PLCs.