Senior Laboratory Analyst


Lisbon, 11, PT

Req ID:  37545
Date:  Nov 19, 2023

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®.



To carry out routine analysis and provide analytical data to customers and internal clients in a safe manner and in compliance with the quality management system. To confirm compliance with specifications and/or targets. In addition to the role of the Analyst, the Senior Lab Analyst masters all Laboratory techniques and tasks, being able to participate in the training of other analysts, and is able to cover the Laboratory Team Leader in their absence.



  • To run the laboratory routine ensuring the required safety, environmental, quality and hygiene standards are met.
  • To carry out when necessary the routine analysis for the shift laboratory ensuring the required safety, environmental, quality, hygiene standards are met.
  • To provide QC/QA analysis that is timely and to an appropriate accuracy level.
  • To ensure product that fails to achieve specification is not released and correctly escalate to the business.
  • To work as a team with other operators and laboratory staff to provide appropriate analytical testing and feedback to meet business requirements.
  • To perform routine basic instrument maintenance and cleaning and to maintain the working area in a clean and tidy state.
  • Ensuring the calibration of laboratory instruments on a daily basis.
  • To carry out when necessary the routine analysis for the shift laboratory ensuring the required safety, environmental, quality, hygiene standards are met.
  • To train other analysts on the Laboratory techniques and tasks.
  • To cover the Laboratory Team Leader in their absence, helping coordinating Lab routine activity.
  • Assist with administrative activities and purchase requisitions as required.
  • Help maintain good laboratory practices.
  • Ensure the production of products with Quality, Food Safety and Authenticity.
  • Promote the Culture of Quality, Food Safety, Health & Safety, Environment and Sustainability, ensuring compliance with product and process requirements.



  • Good numeric and literacy skills
  • Computer literacy
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work unsupervised and to prioritize workload
  • Ability to interpret and evaluate data leading to decision making
  • Fluent in english.



  • Experience of working according to the standards requirements
  • Basic knowledge of food manufacturing processes
  • Practical Laboratory experience
  • Supervision experience



  • Technical course in Chemistry is preferential.


For more than 100 years, our employees have taken pride in “Making Life a Little Sweeter” by providing our customers and consumers with quality service and sugar products. Our commitment to that principle drives us in all that we do and encourages us to uphold our company’s high ethical standards of business conduct to ensure our continued success.