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Maintenance Supervisor


Crockett, CA, US

Req ID:  31081
Date:  Jun 25, 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®.



Under the direction of the Maintenance Superintendent, supervises the discharge from ocean-going vessels, storage in bulk silos and delivery of raw sugar to process on a 16-hour basis.

Responsible for all operations relating to receipt, storage and delivery to process of raw sugar.  Experience with unions, contract stevedore and navigating company agreements in order to minimize raw sugar handling costs.  Responsible for handling vessel arrival schedules with a minimum disruption to scheduled operations. Experience with raw sugar discharge system and conveying systems involved with the delivery to the raw sugar silos.  Directly supervises mechanics and electricians, and operators assigned to the Raw Sugar Station.



  • Supervises and plans vessel discharge to assure concurrence with contractual agreements and discharge plan so that a high level of efficiency is achieved at the lowest possible cost.
  • Allocates longshore personnel and arranges for required personnel to tie up and release ocean-going vessels at the raw sugar dock.  Represents the company in day-to-day dealings of Matson Terminals. 
  • Maintains close contact with the Logistics Department regarding conditions which may affect raw sugar operations at Crockett.  Maintains close liaison with Operations and Planning and Scheduling Departments regarding matters which may affect his/her area of operations.
  • Responsible for automatic weighing and sampling of raw sugar discharged from vessels.  Responsible for delivery of correct blend of raw sugar to melt.
  • Prepares reports and records as required.  Monitors time sheets for Maintenance personnel.
  • Responsibility to guarantee that maintenance is performed and that vessel discharge, conveying and raw sugar crane equipment are in operating condition.
  • Conducts frequent inspections of operations and equipment under his/her control to assure that safe and approved work practices are followed and that state and federal safety regulations are observed.
  • Advises the Maintenance Superintendent of conditions or problems that may affect operations or warrant attention of higher authority.
  • Responsible for implementing safety, environment, and quality procedures.
  • Responsible for leading/managing improvement projects.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.



Required Experience

  • At least 5 years of experience in industrial maintenance or service organization.
  • Basic understanding of mechanical, electrical and instrumentation.
  • Demonstrated ability to coach and train employees in a team based environment.
  • Proven verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proven ability to Lead, Supervise, and make decisions.
  • Accountable for achieving the shipping program at minimum cost while optimizing relationships with the union.
  • Ability to work overtime, weekends and holidays, if appropriate.
  • Industrial food processing experience preferred.
  • 4 year degree or 5 years supervisory experience on a maintenance team in similar refinery or manufacturing operation required and 10 years electrical and instrumentation experience in an industrial setting.



  • Crockett, CA

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

Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland