Industrial Electrician

  • Bunge
  • Channahon, IL, USA
  • 06/23/2022
Full time Electrician Manufacturing

Job Description

Do you have Industrial Electrical experience? How would you benefit from a schedule where you only work 15 days out of the month while still being paid full time? Imagine having incredible job security, greater opportunities for training, a safety-first culture, and attractive benefits and perks! 

Bunge is looking for an Industrial Electrician for their Channahon, IL facility. 

This position is a 2-2-3 schedule (12-hour shifts- 7pm-7am) You will only work 15 days per month, and you're off 180 days a year!  Plenty of overtime available if you want it, too! 

As a valued team member, you will enjoy: 

  • Great Pay – Starting at 38.90/hr$38.60/hr. plus shift differential of $.90, with opportunities to make more through certification!  Electricians make $90,000 or more annually! 
  • Union environment – Your rights and best interests are protected. 
  • Great benefits – Medical insurance (Bunge covers 77% of the cost), group vision and dental, FSA and HSA. 
  • Very attractive 401(k) – Bunge will contribute equal to 5% of your eligible compensation each pay period plus matches 100% of the first 3% of your salary when you contribute and 50% of the next 2%. That means that if you contribute 5%, Bunge will contribute 9% of your salary! 
  • Gain Sharing Incentive – Up to 5% of your base wages plus overtime earned during the Plan Period (January 1st through December 31st). 
  • 2 weeks of vacation starting next year – 1 week of vacation after 6 months for current year, and 10 paid holidays. 
  • New Equipment – Bunge is investing $2 million in capital improvements including new conveyor lines, softeners and more. New equipment means less breakdowns, making your job easier and giving you an opportunity to learn about the latest and greatest technologies. 
  • Career Advancement and Training – There is room to grow into higher-level roles and even a Supervisor at this location or others.  Plus you will receive on the job training on PLCs to grow your skills. 
  • Zero-incident culture – Safety always comes before profit and production. 
  • Bunge “living well” program – Through health incentives you can earn up to $200 per year through achievement of health and wellness goals. 
  • Stability – Being in the food business, Bunge has remained strong and grown during the pandemic. Where others are laying off, Bunge has remained stable and has been a key player in keeping America fed. 


  • Electrical experience including repairing motors up to 300 hp, wires, conduits, troubleshooting for other electrical problems. 
  • Experience with control valves or related instruments. 
  • Experience with plant equipment maintenance. 
  • PLC experience is a plus. 

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Core Functions: 

  • Reads and interprets drawings and layouts. 
  • Sets up and operates the equipment necessary to perform all functions of the craft. 
  • Installs, maintains, replaces, or removes equipment and machines or any other production or maintenance devices. 
  • Makes repairs to and checks machines and equipment for correct operation. 
  • Performs electrical and mechanical operations necessary for the construction, installation, repair and operation of equipment and devices of the plant. 
  • Rebuilds, repairs, replaces damaged, defective parts. 
  • Maintains a clean and orderly work area and removes material and equipment from job site. Assists in overall plant cleanliness and housekeeping.  
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned. 
  • Works at all areas of the plant including, indoors, outdoors, confined spaces, and working at heights with the proper PPE. 
  • Tests and repairs electrical circuits, components, or systems. 
  • Operates fork trucks. 
  • Complete all other duties as assigned by the Maintenance Manager. 
  • Abide by all company rules and policies as well as good manufacturing practices. 
  • Observes all Safety and Food Safety guidelines and always uses proper safety equipment. 

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