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Raw Sugar Dock Leader


Crockett, CA, US

Req ID:  20224

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®.



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

Responsible for all operations relating to receipt, storage and delivery to process of raw sugar.  Minimizes raw sugar handling costs by leading with unionized dock employees; interacting with contract stevedore firm; and navigating company agreements.  Responsible for handling vessel arrival schedules with minimal disruption to scheduled operations. Responsible for running projects related to 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 Operation.


Essential Duties & Job Requirements

  • 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 Planning and Scheduling and Operations 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 ensuring 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 Team Manager 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. 

Education and/or Experience
Required Experience

  • 4 year degree or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum of 5-6 years’ experience supervising electrical and instrumentation maintenance team in similar refinery or manufacturing operation and repair in an industrial setting.
  • Basic understanding of mechanical, electrical and instrumentation systems and repair.
  • 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.
  • Ability to work overtime, weekends and holidays, if appropriate.
  • Industrial food processing experience preferred.



  • Crockett, California


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

Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland