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Operator 1


Calumet, IL, US

Req ID:  31711
Date:  Jun 18, 2022

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 Operator is responsible for learning all aspects of the production operation such as loading/unloading bulk sugar, melt processing, and packaging by performing the following duties.



  • Responsible for equipment start up and observation of possible malfunctions
  • Reports malfunctions to supervisor and makes minor adjustments or repairs (i.e. opening valves)
  • Execute bulk load/unloading and packaging processes according to process/procedure
  • Performs quality control in accordance to standardized process/procedure
  • completes all necessary paperwork according to process/procedure
  • Replenishes packaging supplies as necessary
  • Open to cross-functional training in all areas of operation
  • Participates in customer/federal audits as assigned
  • All other duties as assigned  



  • Food manufacturing experience strongly preferred
  • 1-3 years’ experience in manufacturing or similar industry required
  • Prior experience troubleshooting equipment strongly preferred
  • Prior experience operating a forklift preferred



  • High School Diploma/GED  or equivalent experience required



Core Competencies:

    • Analytical Thinking & Decision MakingIdentifies and understands trends and/or issues; connects data points through analysis to arrive at a logical conclusion.
    • Business & Financial AcumenDemonstrates 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 CommunicationExpresses ideas and information in a clear and concise manner by tailoring one's message to fit the interests and needs of the audience.
    • Customer OrientationKeeps 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 TrustGaining the confidence and faith of others by actions and words that promote being honest, forthcoming, integrious and vulnerable.
    • Problem-SolvingAnticipates, evaluates, diagnoses, and resolves problems in a systematic and fact-based manner.
    • Results Orientation & AccountabilityTakes accountability, identifies, executes and drives actions to consistently achieve desired results.
    • Teamwork & CollaborationCreates a climate that fosters commitment to a common vision and shared values that promote cooperation and working together through trust and support of others.



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