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Process Engineer


London, LND, GB

Req ID:  26161
Date:  Sep 24, 2021

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 support the optimisation and technical improvement of Plaistow Wharf operations - across both the process & packaging departments.  To identify improvement opportunities / provide solutions and then project manage through to completion.  To stand in for the Process Team Manager during holiday/absence as required.




  • Assist in managing the technical and plant related aspects of Safety, Hygiene, Environment and Quality consistent with T&LS procedures and targets to achieve continuous improvement and to meet legislative and regulatory compliance.
  • Development & optimization of systems to measure key plant technical performance and output quality standards focusing on Operational Excellence & Sustainability initiatives
  • Identify projects to enhance safety, de-bottleneck and improve technical performance / reduce costs.
  • Manage medium sized projects and be the key site contact for technical or engineering related project  
  • Facilitate and support driving Lean Manufacturing or Continuous Improvement culture




  • Relevant experience in a large food processing or similar manufacturing operation, to include:
  • Knowledge of safety management systems such as risk assessment, safety auditing, permits to work etc.;
  • Project management experience; 
  • Lean Manufacturing / Six Sigma qualification or demonstrated examples of using CI tools
  • Good technical understanding of process flows and unit operations;
  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to influence
  • Effective co-ordination /prioritization & stakeholder management skills.
  • Ability to work through complex situations with minimum referral to manager.
  • Good at working as part of a team and as an individual.




  • Educated to degree level, preferably in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering;



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.