Lead Operator
Cleveland, OH 
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Job Description
Lead Operator

Cleveland, OH, US

Req ID: 27922
Date: Jan 22, 2022

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.


The Lead Operator is responsible for assisting the shift supervisor with bulk packet and stick production by assuring machine setup, materials staging, basic maintenance and PM, and documentation is complete and correct. Additionally they will assist with training and qualification of operators.


  • Medical, dental, vision insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Pet insurance
  • Critical care insurance
  • Accident insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 401k with match
  • Quarterly bonus program
  • Vacation - start with 3 weeks/ calendar year
  • Paid holidays
  • Paid sick time
  • Training & career growth opportunities
  • Plus, more!


  • Responsible for calculating and setting machine controls to regulate machine factors.
  • Expected to be able to operate multiple bulk packets or stick packaging machines when necessary
  • Detects machine malfunctions and adjusts appropriately.
  • Performs basic maintenance, PM and inspections on equipment.
  • Partners with maintenance and production personnel to resolve operational issues.
  • Assists supervisor(s) in distributing workload and labor assignments
  • Responsible for driving performance and accountability
  • Trains new hires and current employees
  • All other duties as assigned


  • Proven ability to successfully meet customer and management deadlines.
  • Proven ability to lead a team and demonstrate conflict resolution
  • Results-oriented, process improvement focused.
  • Proven ability to work cross-functionally to achieve outstanding results.
  • Strong technical aptitude with experience in manufacturing.
  • Highly organized, self-starter that can work with little direct supervision.
  • Experience leading a department or shift preferred.


  • High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent experience required


  • This position assists the Production Supervisor in supervising/leading department operations


  • Strong critical reasoning skills with the ability to identify and solve problems.
  • Microsoft office and PC skills
  • Ability to make sound decisions regarding resource utilization and needs.
  • Aptitude for teambuilding and employee engagement.
  • Strong organizational, verbal, and written communication skills


  • Cleveland, OH

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

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland

Equal Opportunity Employer
Our Company is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy and practice of this Employer to comply with all applicable fair employment practices and equal opportunity laws in every country where our employees work, and to provide employment opportunities, as well as administer all terms and conditions of employment, to all qualified persons on an equal basis. The Employer prohibits discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other category protected by law.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
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