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Quality Analyst


London, LND, GB

Req ID:  24603
Date:  Jan 12, 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 carry out routine analysis and provide analytical data to process personnel and external bodies in a safe manner and in compliance with the quality systems. To confirm compliance with specification.



  • Provision of analytical data in compliance with all SHHEQ standards and adherence to all procedures.
  • Accuracy of analysis and efficient reporting of data. Efficient safety, quality, environmental and hygiene record keeping.
  • Quality and process analysis on samples representing in excess of 0.5 million tonnes of raw sugar p.a.
  • Responsibility for monitoring effluent to sewer and river water. In excess of 750 effluent analyses p.a. for Thames Water.
  • Responsibility for producing accurate weekly and monthly Stats reports.
  • Ensuring the calibration of day work laboratory instruments on a daily basis.



  • To carry out routine chemical analysis and to work as a team with other operators and laboratory staff to provide mobile, flexible and committed workforce.
  • To cover when necessary the routine analysis for the shift laboratory (this may on occasion require short periods shift working) ensuring the required safety, environmental, quality, hygiene standards are met.
  • To provide timely QC analysis and technical advice to an appropriate accuracy level.
  • To support Sales and Marketing and provide Customer request samples on time.
  • Complete projects for the benefit of various areas throughout the sugar refining process and to help support customer relations including method development.
  • To understand and work within safe systems such as TBRA and Incident reporting systems.
  • To carry out GMP Audits in Process/Packing areas and accompany management on Safety Audits
  • To ensure clear and concise communications (verbal, written and keyboard).
  • To input the data obtained accurately on to SAP/Sharepoint intranet site as appropriate, retrieve historical data and run the appropriate reports (stats) ensuring that the reports are circulated to the relevant people.
  • To perform routine basic instrument maintenance and cleaning.
  • To maintain the working area in a clean and tidy state.



  • Good numerical and literacy skills
  • Computer literacy
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to work unsupervised and to prioritise workload.
  • Ability to interpret and evaluate data leading to decision making.



  • Experience of working according to the requirements of ISO & BRC
  • Basic knowledge of food manufacturing processes
  • Practical Laboratory 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.

This year Tate & Lyle Sugars has been certified as one of Britain's Top Employers for the third year running.