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Packaging Superintendent - Decatur, AL 35601


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Responsible for all systems and activities involved in the operations/production of products by the Bunge Packaging Department located in Decatur AL. Position is responsible for the safe and efficient operation including day to day leadership of the packaging operations department.

Core Functions:

  • Promote safety by driving a zero incident culture ensuring the safety of employees, contractors, and visitors.
  • Ensue Plant is compliant with all corporate policies and procedures.
  • Be an effective safety leader engaging in Bunge Safety discussions and initiatives.
  • Executes good manufacturing practices while promoting a safe working environment and maintaining sanitation standards (GMP and HAACP) through the supervision of all phases of the process.
  • Practices basic principles of good people management to include but not limited to hiring and training of new employees and development of subordinates
  • Continually identifies and implements short and long term cost savings opportunities, that do not compromise quality
  • Facilitates good communication by regularly informing management of significant operational issues, changes and recommendations
  • Participates in food safety inspections including interacting with plant QA, regulatory agencies, and external auditors
  • Participate and sustain productivity activities.
  • Coordinate the development of written Standard Operating Procedures and ensure the proper training and adherence to such procedures.
  • Coordinate weekly dashboard metrics.
  • Administer or coordinate discipline to affected employees.
  • Work with Packaging Manager, Project Engineers, and Maintenance Department on developing and implementing a Capital Plan.
  • Assist QA and Packaging Management to respond and take corrective action related to customer complaints
  • Maintain understanding of capacities, monitor daily levels and plan future moves
  • Operate department using objectives and goals reviewed daily, weekly and monthly.
  • Ensure integrity of all SAP transactions: PGI, returns and inventory accuracy.
  • Has the responsibility to report all food safety and quality issues to persons having authority to get issues resolved.
  • Any other duties as assigned.

Skill/Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum 3+ years direct management experience in packaging production or related experience
  • Bachelorís degree or equivalent experience in the field of work.
  • Demonstrate ability to work safely and to promote safe work practices in others.
  • Strong leadership skills with proven track record of developing high performance teams. Work with self-directed teams a plus.
  • Ability to work collaboratively on teams with other managers both internal and external to the facility.
  • Proficiency in computer programs such as Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PP) SAP, and other technical software applications.

Bunge (NYSE: BG) is a world leader in sourcing, processing and supplying oilseed and grain products and ingredients. Founded in 1818, Bungeís 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.

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


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