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Specialty Operator


Baltimore, MD, US

Req ID:  24585
Date:  Apr 6, 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, and Italy. 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 Specialty Operator operates start-up equipment to standard operating procedures, interprets operation of the Specialty area on the computer, maintains work station as to cleanliness and order, and samples products, performs physicochemical analyses and records information of finish product and notifies foreman of out of spec material.



  • Performs work in a manner that complies with all safety practices and sanitation standards
  • Operates  all equipment in a manner to maintain a high flow rate and high quality production, in a safe manner
  • Able to perform work procedures SSO 1 thru SSO30 as described in the work procedure index  
  • Pack finished product into various packing types and sizes as well as palletizing
  • Warehousing of finished product into racks after shrink wrapping 
  • Performs other duties as directed by the Foreman


  • Must be proficient in the proper and safe operation of a Forklift truck
  • Must be able to make analysis and decisions involving  judgment
  • Must be able and willing to work a rotating schedule of 8 or 12 hours
  • Must be able to wear all required PPE and follow all GMP Guidelines
  • Lifting requirements are 1-10lbs constantly, 10-20lbs frequently, and 20-50lbs occasionally



  • High School diploma or GED is required
  • Experience in an industrial manufacturing environment preferred



  • Analytical Thinking & Decision Making – Identifies and understands trends and/or issues; connects data points through analysis to arrive at a logical conclusion.
  • Business & Financial Acumen – Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of the financial, accounting, marketing and operational functions of our organization; interpreting and applying understanding of key financial indicators to make better corporate decisions.
  • Effective Communication – Expresses ideas and information in a clear and concise manner by tailoring one's message to fit the interests and needs of the audience.
  • Customer Orientation – Keeps internal and/or external customer(s) in mind at all times.  Strives to proactively address customer concerns and needs.  Assists business partners and customers to achieve their work goals via application of their own skills and knowledge; strives to provide consistent customer satisfaction.
  • Establishes Trust – Gaining the confidence and faith of others by actions and words that promote being honest, forthcoming, integrious and vulnerable.
  • Problem-Solving – Anticipates, evaluates, diagnoses, and resolves problems in a systematic and fact-based manner.
  • Results Orientation & Accountability – Takes accountability, identifies, executes and drives actions to consistently achieve desired results.
  • Teamwork & Collaboration – Creates a climate that fosters commitment to a common vision and shared values that promote cooperation and working together through trust and support of others.
  • Adaptability/Flexibility – Maintaining effectiveness in varying environments and with different tasks, responsibilities and people.
  • Continuous Improvement – Establishes methods and utilizes specialized techniques to monitor and improve performance of systems and processes.
  • Self-Development – Seeks feedback on one’s strengths and weaknesses and initiates activities to increase or enhance their knowledge, skills, and proficiency in order to perform more effectively or enhance their career.



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

Nearest Major Market: Baltimore