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Florida Crystals Corporation Advanced Operator Mantainer in London, United Kingdom

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 safely operate, maintain and improve a packing line to meet the Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) plan cost effectively and to agreed customer requirements, and to perform devolved maintenance tasks to increase efficiency in the packing area.


  • Operate packing line(s) and other offline equipment to safety, environmental, quality, hygiene and output standards

  • Perform scheduled and reactive line maintenance to minimise production downtime in line with the devolved maintenance tasks of Changeovers, CIL routines and Line Servicing activities.

  • Complete required quality checks, compare results against specified parameters and follow Company Quality procedures for action where required

  • Adjust plant when appropriate to ensure agreed specifications are maintained

  • Use FLT’s to supply lines with packaging equipment

  • Use knowledge and experience to anticipate problems where possible and to solve problems when they do occur using relevant CI tools

  • Record quality and performance data, and monitor line performance trends and material usage taking corrective action where appropriate

  • Clearly communicate handover information and issues within packing team of Operators and Maintenance Technicians

  • Involvement in continuous improvement projects where appropriate


  • Demonstrable mechanical aptitude

  • Keyboard skills and IT aptitude to input and access data

  • Verbal & written communication skills to accurately describe problems, causes and solutions

  • Planning skills to ensure routine activities can be completed

  • Positive attitude and commitment

  • Attitude of continuous improvement

  • Strong problem-solving skills

  • Positive and proactive contributor in a team environment


  • Previous manufacturing experience in an automated continuous packing operation

  • Manual Handling awareness


  • Basic numeracy and literacy skills, educated to at least 4 GCSEs or the equivalent

    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.