Sr. Operations Analyst


Crockett, CA, US

Req ID:  38084
Date:  Jan 28, 2024

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 Sr Operations Analyst will drive operational excellence across ASR manufacturing operations – the single most important driver of ASR profitability. The Sr Operations Analyst will lead aimed at improving the efficiency and sustainability of ASR operations (e.g., sugar refining, packaging, maintenance, distribution) while supporting some of the business’s most critical decisions. Additionally, this role will establish, track, troubleshoot and present operational Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to senior ASR leadership including the Global CFO and SVP Operations. The Sr Operations Analyst reports to the Director of Operational Finance.



  • Use critical thinking and analysis to drive and lead change across all aspects of ASR’s business – particularly in operations, but also supply chain, sales, marketing and other functions as needed
  • Extract insights from data and effectively use images, charts, and conceptual frameworks to synthesize that data
  • Develop actionable recommendations
  • Create and deliver professional presentations to senior leadership
  • Collaborate with ASR colleagues across functions and regions in implementing solutions
  • Drive continuous process improvement within Finance and across all ASR processes
  • Support ASR’s annual budget process, to include detailed evaluation of all budget plans, budget compilation, and final presentation



  • Engineering or a technical degree a must, supplemented by a business degree- and 3-5 years of experience required involving data analysis, model building, continuous improvement or hands-on operations experience
  • Experience supporting and analyzing performance of manufacturing operations is a plus



  • B.A. or B.S. required.  Relevant course work in Engineering, Mathematics, and the Sciences preferred.
  • M.B.A. or Master’s in Finance/Accounting-related field of study is a plus but not required



  • Data sleuth – approaches problems with an unbiased, objective, and data-first approach
  • A willingness to learn about our business, leaving your desk and spending time in a manufacturing environment
  • Comfortable in communicating with stakeholders at all levels of seniority
  • Highly analytical and with an ability to draw insight from large data sets
  • Strong knowledge of financial and accounting concepts required
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes and cost accounting principles is a plus but not required
  • Strong Excel / Power BI / PowerPoint skills – beneficial
  • A willingness to learn – essential
  • Experience using SAP / Anaplan – beneficial
  • Organized and capable of prioritizing and managing multiple activities simultaneously



  • Crockett, CA
  • Some travel required (likely 5%-15% of time)


The pay range for this position is below. The pay rate for the successful candidate will depend on the candidate’s qualifications and prior experience. 

 Range:  $102,500 to $190,500


We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other category protected under federal, state, or local law.  All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need. 

Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland