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SRDP Management


South Bay, FL, US

Req ID:  23041

Florida Crystals is a leading domestic sugar producer and North America’s first fully integrated cane sugar company, guiding our sugar from farm to table.  We are America’s first and only producer of certified organic sugar, grown and harvested in the United States. Our renewable energy facility is the largest of its kind in North America and provides clean energy that powers our sugar operations, which helps us reduce our use of fossil fuels.  Florida Crystals also sustainably farms rice, sweet corn and other vegetables in rotation with our sugarcane.  Our rice mill is the only rice mill in Florida. 



The SRDP (Sugar Rotational Development Program) Management Track is a unique opportunity for the right college graduates to gain professional experience in the Sugar Industry.  We have experienced professional management to lead you in developing your skills and practical knowledge in your field. The SRDP based largely upon an experiential approach to learning and development where the majority of participant development originates from on-the-job assignments. On-the-job learning is supplemented with targeted training opportunities and mentoring/coaching, primarily by the participant’s direct manager and various subject-matter-experts. Your opportunity to in a growth-oriented sugar business, will not be surpassed anywhere. 




  • Receive a general overview of the manufacturing operations
  • Review technical reports (Daily, Weekly, Monthly Energy/Water) 
  • Exposure to planting, seeding, cultivation, fertilization and harvesting
  • Work on organic production
  • Rotation of crops
  • Review, approve, and schedule maintenance work orders.  Provides resources and inspects work in progress and after completion for accuracy and timeliness.
  • Key safety, quality standards, health and environmental hazards in each area and know how they are managed
  • Work alongside Shift Supervisor(s)/Manager(s)
  • Some supervisory rotations
  • Coordinate daily maintenance work to ensure maximum equipment up-time while utilizing the available equipment, tools, materials, and manpower.
  • Monitor maintenance tasks to ensure compliance with quality and GMP requirements.
  • Ensure that all areas and equipment are maintained in good housekeeping condition.
  • Work alongside Human Resources with collective bargaining agreements; labour relations
  • Key packaging performance metrics including OEE
  • Gain knowledge of Plant Maintenance and SAP
  • Must work well in a fast-paced manufacturing/industrial/farming environment.
  • Available to work rotating shifts (7am – 3pm, 3pm -11pm and 11pm – 7am) and weekends
  • Be able to physically work in an industrial / farming environment



  • 2 years’ experience in business management preferred
  • Basic operational skills and knowledge
  • Experience working in a sugar industry or manufacturing environment preferred
  • Clear understanding of Safety and Quality standards
  • Be legally eligible for employment in the United States without sponsorship



  • High School diploma or equivalent required
  • Associates degree preferred



  • Yes




Core Competencies:

    • Analytical Thinking & Decision MakingIdentifies and understands trends and/or issues; connects data points through analysis to arrive at a logical conclusion.
    • Business & Financial AcumenDemonstrates knowledge and understanding of the financial, accounting, marketing and operational functions of our organization; interpreting and applying understanding of key financial indicators to make better corporate decisions.
    • Effective CommunicationExpresses ideas and information in a clear and concise manner by tailoring one's message to fit the interests and needs of the audience.
    • Customer OrientationKeeps internal and/or external customer(s) in mind at all times.  Strives to proactively address customer concerns and needs.  Assists business partners and customers to achieve their work goals via application of their own skills and knowledge; strives to provide consistent customer satisfaction.
    • Establishes TrustGaining the confidence and faith of others by actions and words that promote being honest, forthcoming, integrious and vulnerable.
    • Problem-SolvingAnticipates, evaluates, diagnoses, and resolves problems in a systematic and fact-based manner.
    • Results Orientation & AccountabilityTakes accountability, identifies, executes and drives actions to consistently achieve desired results.
    • Teamwork & CollaborationCreates a climate that fosters commitment to a common vision and shared values that promote cooperation and working together through trust and support of others.
    • Change Management – Achieves success through change: identifies opportunities for improvement and innovation, removes barriers and resistance, and enables behaviors that support desired outcomes.
    • Develops Others – Plans for the growth of others, diligently addressing performance issues and conflicts, both at the individual and organizational level with the purpose of achieving results through the activities of other people.
    • Strategic Mind-setUnderstands company's short and long-term priorities and aligns department priorities and behavior around achievement of those objectives.



  • South Bay, Florida



Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.

Nearest Major Market: Palm Beach
Nearest Secondary Market: Miami