Regional OT and Automation Manager- North America

| St. Louis, MO
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Position Summary:

The Regional OT and Automation Manager will work closely with the automation engineer and facility management in order to leverage technology used to improve, streamline and automate a manufacturing process. This position is responsible for planning, implementation, and monitoring such technology with a regional scope.

Core Functions:
  • Management of activities related to OT in the region (assessment, mapping gaps, implementation and status, timeline, risk, etc.).
  • Management of the execution of the necessary actions with the operating units.
  • Map, develop and follow the performance of local and regional vendors and integrators to support implementation process.
  • Define the infrastructure and architecture of networks together with other areas of the company, aiming at the isolation between IT and OT networks.
  • Integration and data communication between the most diverse layers of the network, following applicable cybersecurity protocols.
  • Explore and implement new ways to automate systems.
  • Design and test automation equipment and processes.
  • Program new automated components.
  • Identify quality issues, gaps and writing reports.
  • Eliminate defects and errors with product and software development.
  • Support in defining wireless OT network and communication protocols needed to ensure connectivity.
  • Interaction with process historians, enabling communications and data for deeper analysis.
  • Interaction with different communication protocols (Profibus, OPC UA and DA, Profinet, etc.).
  • Support in monitoring projects involving ICS and Industry 4.0 update.
  • Work together with industrial and IT teams to deliver scalable and secure solutions.
  • Interface with several corporate areas and preparation of technical documents, presentations, and reports.
  • Connect and collaborate with teams from other regions of the world to share best practices and global standards definitions.


Skill/Experience Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Automation, Computer Science or related field.
  • 10-14 years of experience within project management
  • Experience with robotics, AI and machine learning
  • Knowledge Tools: Microsoft Office package, Excel Advanced, Tableau, Power BI.
  • Organized, ability to prioritize based on demands
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Advanced Spanish language skills preferred


Travel Requirements, if any (please indicate percentage):
  • Availability for frequent travels.

Bunge (NYSE: BG) is a world leader in sourcing, processing and supplying oilseed and grain products and ingredients. Founded in 1818, Bunge's 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
More Information on Bunge
Bunge operates in the Food industry. The company is located in Chesterfield, MO. Bunge was founded in 2022. It has 13845 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Health Insurance Benefits, 401(K), Paid Sick Days. To see all 35 open jobs at Bunge, click here.
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