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Refinery 1st Liquid Runner


Baltimore, MD, US

Req ID:  27096
Date:  Sep 14, 2021

ASR Group is the world’s largest refiner and marketer of cane sugar, with an annual production capacity of more than 6 million tons of sugar. The company produces a full line of grocery, industrial, food service and specialty sweetener products. Across North America, ASR Group owns and operates six sugar refineries, located in Louisiana, New York, California, Maryland, Canada and Mexico. In the European Union, the company owns and operates sugar refineries in England, Portugal.  ASR Group also owns and operates mills in Mexico and Belize.  The company’s brand portfolio includes the leading brands Domino®, C&H®, Redpath®, Tate & Lyle®, Lyle’s® and Sidul®.



The Liquor Runner is responsible for the ion exchange decolorization processes. This position will direct liquor through proper flow lines, follow prescribed resin bed cycle, to maintain throughput and ensure quality product.  Keeping the liquor gallery and assigned area clean is a necessary component of this position.


Detailed Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Directs, regulates, and changes flow of liquid streams to and from Ion Exchange Resin beds, Deashing Resin beds, Granular Activated Carbon beds at specified times in such a manner to maintain appropriate tank and filter levels.


  • Ensures proper installation of fitting on filter neck. Cleans filter-gasket rim of foreign material and secures filter head; Vents char filters of entrapped air.


  • Monitors dedert evaporator activities which include flow, temperature, level, density


  • Collects various samples for laboratory analysis. Takes brix and conductivity readings and notifies supervisor if out of specifications. Rinses sample-cooler line.


  • Responds to alarms and tank-level gauges.


  • Keeps area clean and orderly.


  • Keeps written records.


  • Performs various duties as directed by supervisors. Performs all jobs in accordance with established safety practices and sanitation standards. 


  • Other duties as required by supervision


Work Experience:

  • 1-2 years’ experience in an industrial/manufacturing setting


Education Requirements:

  • High School diploma, GED, or equivalent


Preferred Education:

  • Completion of Process Technician program/degree


Essential Capabilities:

  • Ability to read, write, and maintain accurate records


  • Ability to take brix samples, read instruments, turn valves, and adjust switches


  • Ability to lift 50 pounds


  • Ability to climb ladders and stairs



Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.

Nearest Major Market: Baltimore