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Florida Crystals Corporation Operator 1 in Buffalo, New York

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 Operator is responsible for tending a machine that performs one or more packaging functions such as filling, marking, labeling, banding, tying, packing, or wrapping containers by performing the following duties.


  • Up to 3 weeks of vacation your first year

  • Paid sick time

  • Quarterly bonus program of up to 7% of quarterly gross pay

  • Annual merit increases

  • 24/5 operation with multiple shift options

  • Training and career growth opportunity

  • Overtime availability

  • Competitive benefits (Health, Dental, Vision, Pet Insurance, and more)


  • Responsible for machine start up and observation of possible malfunctions

  • Reports malfunctions to supervisor and makes minor adjustments or repairs (i.e. opening valves)

  • Feeds product to conveyors, hoppers, or other feeding devices; performs all necessary actions to operate machine; unloads finished good.

  • Performs quality control by inspecting filled containers to ensure product is packed to spec. and checking labels/stencils for correct lot number or shipping destination

  • Completes all necessary paperwork

  • Replenishes packaging supplies as necessary

  • Open to cross-functional training in all areas of operation

  • All other duties as assigned


  • Food manufacturing experience preferred

  • 1-3 years’ experience in manufacturing or similar industry preferred

  • Prior experience troubleshooting equipment

  • Prior experience operating a forklift preferred


  • HS Diploma/GED or equivalent experience required


  • Must be able to continuously lift, bend, push, and pull up to 50 pounds

  • Must possess great attention to detail and the ability to multitask in a fast-paced industrial environment

  • Must be able to understand verbal and written English

  • Results focused and detailed oriented

  • Ability to work well with others

  • Flexibility to perform other duties when necessary


  • Buffalo, NY

We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other category protected under federal, state, or local law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.