Bunge North America – Why Work For Us?

Our Mission

We are a commodity-based processing and logistics company that connects farmers with feed, food and retail customers. We strive to continuously improve the food production chain and to deliver high quality products that are safe and competitive.

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Our Core Values

We believe our core values should be evident in everything we do. Our core values reflect our commitment to furthering the well-being of our employees, stakeholders and the communities where we operate.

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Integrity

Honesty and fairness guide our every action.

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Teamwork

We value individual excellence and work as a team for the benefit of Bunge and our stakeholders.

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Citizenship

We contribute to the development of individuals and the social and economic fabric of our communities, and we act as stewards of the environment.

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Entrepreneurship

We prize individual initiative to meet opportunities and deliver results.

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Openness & Trust

We are open to other ideas and opinions, and we trust our colleagues.


We draw upon almost 200 years of agribusiness experience, including substantial risk and financial management expertise, to continuously bring better products and servicesto our customers.

We operate within four business segments throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico.

Ag Commodities

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Bunge originates raw agricultural commodities for domestic use and international export. As experts in logistics and risk management, we help farmers and producers receive maximum value for the crops they produce.

  • We are a leading exporter and domestic supplier of grains with the largest storage capacity along the Mississippi River system.
  • We operate more than 80 grain elevators connected by a fleet of barges, ensuring transportation flexibility and on-time delivery.
  • We export quality products from four corridors strategically located in: Quebec City, Quebec, Canada; Brunswick, Georgia; New Orleans, Louisiana; and Longview, Washington—our newest export grain terminal.
  • We operate an integrated network of oilseed crushing plants in North America, supporting a loyal customer base and harnessing the value of Bunge's global risk management capabilities.

Food and Ingredients

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With a focus on innovation and consumer food trends, Bunge transforms commodity oils and grains into quality ingredients for restaurants, bakeries, foodservice, food processor and retail markets.

  • We are the Oil Experts, producing a wide variety of edible oils, including healthier frying oils, liquid butter alternatives, buttery spreads and margarines, cooking and pan sprays, expeller pressed virgin oils, and more.
  • As the Milling Experts, we supply milled corn, wheat and rice products to top food manufacturers.
  • We are the largest corn dry miller in the world and a leading wheat miller in Mexico, owning Harinera La Espiga, the largest wheat mill in the Spanish-speaking Americas, and recently acquiring the Grupo Altex wheat milling business.
  • We develop innovative products at the Bunge Ingredient and Innovation Center (BiiC) located in Bradley, Ill., providing customized formulations and technical assistance to our customers.
  • We regularly go on the road to demonstrate our latest ingredients using our mobile food truck, Bunge M.O.E. which stands for Mobile Oil Experts.

Animal Feed Ingredients

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Bunge transports and processes raw agricultural commodities to make high-quality feed ingredients for chickens, pigs, cattle and fish, as well as premium pet foods for domestic use.

  • We seek optimal protein-to-carbohydrate ratios in our animal feeds that our customers look for when selecting feed.
  • We offer nutrient-rich canola meal, soybean meal, DDGS, corn meal and hominy feed.
  • We work with our customers to transport feed for dairy, poultry, 
    pork, some domestic pets, and aquaculture farmers.

Bioenergy and Industrial Products

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Bunge uses its understanding of global markets and trade flows to provide biofuels producers a competitive edge. We optimize our oilseed processing for the biodiesel industry and efficiently use our agricultural byproducts for industrial applications.

  • We feature corn-based ethanol, as well as biodiesel products made from soybeans, canola and other vegetable oils.
  • Our agricultural byproducts are used to make lubricants, adhesives, inks, plastics, and more, for industrial applications.
  • We offer risk management services and global market and trade flow expertise to our customers.

Bunge Citizenship

We contribute to the development of individuals and the social and economic fabric of our communities, and we act as stewards of the environment.

At Bunge North America, we strive to be a good corporate citizen by investing our financial and human resources in education, the environment, culture and other areas and by encouraging our employees to give back to the communities in which they work.

We are committed to conducting business in a way that is environmentally responsible and that meets or exceeds all safety requirements, laws and regulations affecting our facilities and operations. Additionally, we comply with all federal, state, provincial and local environmental laws and regulations, and we develop and implement responsible air, water and waste management controls.

In February, many Bunge facilities were recognized by the Grain Elevator and Processing Society for their outstanding safety achievements in 2014. Go here to view a complete list of the awards.

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Bunge North American Foundation

The Bunge North American Foundation supports the communities we serve through an employee-matching grants program. The foundation matches eligible employees' and retirees' charitable contributions to educational and cultural institutions and also awards scholarships to exemplary children of our employees.

We are a leading sponsor of the Progressive Agriculture Safety Day® program, which educates almost 80,000 children and adults each year about how to stay safe and healthy on the farm, ranch or at home.

For more information on Bunge's commitment to being a good corporate citizen, visit the Bunge Citizenship website.

Careers

At Bunge, you’ll have the chance to be the difference as part of a global community of dedicated professionals who enhance lives by improving global agribusiness and the food production chain.

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Why Work Here

Bunge offers a competitive work environment in a rewarding industry. Our employees are working on one of the world's biggest challenges -- how to ensure food security for a growing population in a sustainable way.

As a leading global agribusiness and food company, we ensure a seamless connection between farmers and customers, and produce high quality productions ranging from animal feed to consumer foods to renewable fuels.  Our employees are making a difference!

  • We have a rich company history dating back to 1818 that provides a safe and secure working environment.
  • We offer a fast-paced, performance-driven work environment that is diverse, dynamic and challenging.
  • We provide employees with the opportunity for personal and professional growth.
  • We promote a collaborative atmosphere driven by high-performance business analysis and target setting.
  • Our employees cultivate a culture based on a strong foundation of integrity, teamwork, openness and trust, entrepreneurship and citizenship.

Growth and Developmental Opportunities

To ensure our employees have the knowledge and skills to succeed, we are committed to enhancing our employees’ careers and developing their talents. At Bunge, employees have the opportunity to learn from both hands-on experience and formal programs including a leadership development program conducted in partnership with prestigious universities in North America, South America and Europe, Managing to the Forefront for middle management and various other workshops and professional development activities.

Benefits

To attract outstanding employees, Bunge offers a strong benefits package that includes competitive wages and health, vision and dental insurance. Employees have the opportunity to participate in a 401(k) program that includes a company match as well as a U.S. pension program. Many employees are eligible for flexible work schedules along with a tuition reimbursement program and we offer a scholarship program for children of employees.

Bunge serves the world by connecting harvests to homes. We are 35,000 employees across 40 countries whose many cultures, languages and backgrounds sustain our future. Being a diverse, multicultural team is both part of our DNA and a conscious choice. We aspire to be inclusive, where each employee feels valued and respected. We know by creating this culture we will encourage engagement, promote our entrepreneurial spirit, and foster openness and trust, which are key to our growth and prosperity.
 

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    I applied through college or university. The process took 2+ weeks. I interviewed at Bunge North America.

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    Very informal and easy. Dinner first night then a full day our tours/ presentations/ and 2 30 minute interviews. Plenty of Bunge employees both regional and newer trainees there.

    Interview Questions

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Recent Updates
  • Bunge North America update
    30+ days ago

    "Bunge's improved oil storage and handling method is making industry headlines. Our maintenance team in Morristown, Ind., stars on the cover of a recent issue of Machinery Lubrication. " http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vIKhg

    Extending Equipment Life with Cleaner Oil

    Excellence in every aspect of business is the daily goal at Bunge, a global agribusiness and food ingredient company. Essential to this effort is the organization's asset reliability and reporting optimization program (ARROP). Among the most important components of this program are monitoring and improving how equipment is maintained, including handling and storage of machine lubricants.

  • Bunge North America update
    30+ days ago

    Bunge's new, customizable tortilla shortening is helping customers achieve a cleaner label, increase nutritional value and extend shelf life. http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vIKw6

    Bunge claims 'push forward' in shelf life and trans-fat elimination with tortilla tech

    St. Louis-based Bunge says its Silos De Oro Specialty Tortilla Shortening is a huge step forward for better shelf life and improved health benefits. The company's technology, which has been four years in the making, was unveiled at IFT 2015. Dilip Nakhasi, director of innovation at Bunge Oils, Inc.

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Additional Info

Website www.bungenorthamerica.com
Headquarters Saint Louis, MO
Size 5000+ Employees
Operated By Bunge Limited
Founded 1818
Type Subsidiary or Business Segment
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $10+ billion (USD) per year

Founded in 1818, Bunge is a leading agribusiness and food company with integrated operations that circle the globe, stretching from the farm field to the retail shelf. Bunge has 35,000 employees at more than 400 facilities in 40 countries. Bunge’s North American operations supply raw and processed agricultural commodities and specialized food ingredients to a wide range ... More

Mission: We are a commodity-based processing and logistics company that connects farmers with feed, food and retail customers. We strive to continuously improve the food production chain and to deliver high quality products that are safe and competitive.

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