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®.POSITION SCOPE
To carry out routine analysis and provide analytical data on raw sugars and finish products in a safe manner and in compliance with the quality systems.POSITION STRATEGIC OBJECTIVES AND KEY DELIVERABLES
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 analysis on samples representing in excess of 0.5 million tons of raw sugar p.a.
Ensuring the calibration of day work laboratory instruments on a daily basis.DETAILED ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES
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), namely during vacations period, 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 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.
Comply with all the standards, policies and requirements of Quality, Food Safety and Food Defence.ESSENTIAL CAPABILITIES (KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES)
Good numerical and literacy skills
Good interpersonal and communication skills.
Ability to work unsupervised and to prioritise workload.
Ability to interpret and evaluate data leading to decision making.QUALIFICATIONS:
Professional Technical School on Chemistry (preferable) or related areasWORK EXPERIENCES
Experience of working according to the requirements of ISO, IFS & BRC
Basic knowledge of food manufacturing processes
Laboratory experience (min 2 years)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.