Plant Engineer
BUNGE - Destrehan, LA

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Bachelor’s degree in Agricultural, Mechanical or Civil Engineering preferred. 3-5 years relevant experience required
  • Working knowledge of grain handling facilities required
  • Proficiency with applicable computer software packages including AutoCad, Microsoft Word, Excel and Project
  • Knowledge of plant operations, maintenance and safety is a plus
  • Knowledge of design codes and government regulations affecting the industry including NFPA 36, OSHA and EPA is preferred
  • Demonstrated knowledge of two or more of the following types of facilities is a plus: Grain handling, Milling, & Oilseed processing
  • Demonstrated mechanical aptitude and interest
  • Demonstrated organization and planning capabilities
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Ablity to solve problems problems
  • Work as a leader or team member in a team environment
  • Approximately 25% travel
  • Job Description:

    The Plant Engineer will be involved in the development, design and construction of new installations; modification of existing installations/assets; replacement or maintenance of existing equipment installations as required to meet performance expectations; maximize operating efficiencies and maintain compliance with all federal, state, and local regulatory requirements.

    The work will include performing in-house development and design along with coordination with corporate engineering, equipment vendors, service providers, contractors and outside consultants as necessary for successful project and/or task execution. This includes work associated with project development, project design, project proposals to plant and regional management and project execution. Equipment selection, procurement and construction contract administration are typical duties of the Plant Engineer.

    Essential Functions
    • Conceptual design and feasibility studies for grain export facility associated with equipment maintenance, upgrades, new installations, etc.
    • Cost estimating and project vetting
    • Manage outside consulting engineers and coordinate project activities with facility operations and maintenance departments.
    • Manage contractors tasked with completing approved projects
    • Develop equipment specifications and prepare construction bid packages
    • Scheduling and project cost control
    • Problem solving and trouble shooting of existing plant equipment
    • Submitting Project Authorizations for approval
    • Assistance in daily maintenance activities

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    Bunge North America (BNA) is the world's main squeeze. Its milling division, which operates five mills, is the largest corn dry miller...