Florida Crystals Corporation Bulk Sugar Operator in Arabi, Louisiana

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®.


The Bulk Sugar Operator is responsible for the loading and shipping of product by rail car.


  • Observes condition of sugar to ensure quality guidelines are followed

  • Prepares cars for loading and shipment

  • Operates and cleans bulk loading equipment

  • Ensures movement of correct grade sugar to proper locations

  • Operates bulk loading scale, feeder screws, screw conveyors, elevators, etc., using electric control board and/or push buttons.

  • Retrieves and labels periodic samples for lab analysis

  • Inspects empty hopper cars, magnets, screens, scales, conveyors, elevators, etc. for cleanliness, damage, etc., and to ensure proper operating function.

  • Checks weight scale balance according to manufacturer’s specifications; adjusts scales, screens, etc. when necessary for proper operation.

  • Cleans work area, hopper care, and equipment such as conveyors, panel boards, scales, screens, magnets, etc, using solutions, equipment, hand tools, etc.

  • Operates lift truck to transport waste materials as required.

  • Operates Trackmobile within refinery premises to switch rail cars as directed.

  • May assist in spotting, switching, coupling, and uncoupling railroad cars using necessary tools.

  • May perform similar additional duties as prescribed by foreman.

  • Performs all jobs in accordance with established safety practices and sanitation standards.


  • The ideal candidate will have 2 years of experience working in a bulk loading department in a manufacturing setting.


  • High school diploma or equivalent is required


  • Must have the ability to recognize different grades of sugar

  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs., stand, walk, stoop, bend, reach, and climb as needed

  • Must have mechanical aptitude

  • Knowledge of conveyor, elevator, vibrating screen, weight scale, etc. equipment.is preferred


  • Chalmette, Louisiana

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