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Packaging Supervisor


London, LND, GB

Req ID:  30403
Date:  Aug 3, 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®.



To supervise all area assigned Packing Operations on shift, to ensure safety, quality, and achievement of production and optimum OEE targets.



  • Manage the performance and daily activities of Operator Maintainers and Technicians on shift ensuring safety, quality standards and production targets are achieved with all losses captured and reported
  • Plan operational labour resources and optimise its deployment on a shift basis to maximise productivity, including overtime plans and commitments
  • Ensure regular and consistent communication to teams and individuals through shift meetings, briefing sessions and running handovers
  • Investigate all performance, misconduct and absent issues in line with Company procedures
  • Facilitate training and probation performance monitoring of Operator Maintainers on shift in line with Company procedures
  • Coordination of production orders and management of inventory via SAP.
  • Use knowledge and experience to advise and assist operators on how to optimise line performance and troubleshoot issues
  • Oversee and assist the optimisation of production line product change overs to reduce downtime and ensure that all materials are staged and available to maintain uptime on all packing lines
  • Monitor scheduled and reactive line maintenance to minimise production downtime
  • Demonstrate initiative in seeking to continuously improve performance (safety, quality, line efficiency, cost)
  • Ensure involvement with the area’s Continuous Improvement Program by leading projects, monitoring performance and supporting the team
  • Provide verification of training to ensure that all Operator Maintainers are trained, safe and capable for assigned work details.



  • Strong team member and leadership skills
  • High level of numeracy & literacy
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Good computer skills with the ability to use Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, Outlook) and production based SAP systems
  • Good organisational skills and ability to multitask
  • Self-motivated with a desire for personal and process development
  • Sound communication skills, verbal and written to liaise with packing team and department
  • Good appreciation and/or experience of Packing Operations, including high-speed lines
  • Understanding of problem solving techniques and ability to use available resources to rectify problems
  • Planning skills to ensure routine activities can be completed



  • Previous experience working in a food manufacturing environment



  • Supervisory experience within a packing/production environment
  • Continuous improvement experience


At Tate & Lyle Sugars, the group's values are the cornerstone of our success.

Leadership - our goal is to be the leader in every arena in which we compete. Teamwork - our strength is magnified when we work together. Integrity - honesty and trust are the foundation of our success.Service - we know that the people and communities in which we operate are crucial partners to our success. Sustainability - the member companies of ASR Group are committed to sustainable agricultural and business practices.