Position Overview:

  • Ability to read, write, understand, and speak clearly in English.
  • Accurately perform routine analysis, utilizing existing Lab equipment.
  • Perform basic math skills.
  • Ability to enter data into a computer.
  • Work rotating shifts.
  • Ability to work in hot, humid, steamy conditions and be able to work around beet and Laboratory chemical fumes.
  • Carry sample trays while maneuvering stairways.
  • Be able to work overtime with little notice.
  • Stand for prolonged periods of time, up to 12 hours.
  • Obtain samples from various locations throughout the facility, including but not limited to:
    • Beet End – 3 floors
    • Sugar End – 3 floors
    • Pulp Deck
    • Boiler House and/or Outside Buildings

Essential Functions:

  • Live our Core Values of: Being a Safety Leader, Integrity, Openness & Trust, Teamwork, Entrepreneurship, and Social Responsibility,
  • Following all company policies, including but not limited to: Safety, Food Safety, Environmental and Work Rules.
  • Making proper adjustments to changes as needed to stay within specifications and operations based on changing process conditions. Such as: Sugar Quality, Sugar supply, Equipment plug up, sugar flow issues, operation over flows, etc.
  • Performing the duties of a “Critical Employee” in the case of emergencies (As defined by Company Policy).
  • Assisting in training and directing other Warehouse and Packaging staff in their duties.
  • Following instructions and performing any other work, unless unqualified, that is requested by their supervisor.
  • Work on a designated crew during seasonal maintenance periods and to also assist maintenance personnel during production as requested by their supervisor.
  • Fill in for sick or absent of other Bin Operators, warehouse personal or other positions they may be qualified for and trained to perform.
  • Completing, or directing others to complete forms, or other documentation requested by the Management team.
  • Completing rounds, and reporting maintenance issues or improper operation of equipment to Management.

Skill & Experience Requirements

  • Friendly, results oriented, and collaborative.
  • Problem solving abilities and the ability to learn new tasks.
  • Clear communication of process conditions verbal and written along company directives to oncoming shifts.
  • Obtaining samples according to routine schedules, and also special samples on an “as needed” basis.
  • Testing samples using Standard Laboratory Methods of Analysis without exception.
  • Housekeeping duties.
  • Keeping all trash picked up and thrown out through the shift and at the end of the shift.
  • Cleaning up spills at the end of each shift.
  • Ensuring all supplies to start off next shift are ready and in order.
  • Performing any other duties as assigned by lead bench or Supervisor on duty.
  • Must be able to communicate in a professional and calm manner while reinforcing the correct procedures and standards are followed by themselves and other crew members. Reliability and punctual attendance are essential in this critical position.
  • Personnel in this position must also demonstrate a willingness to acquire new skills beneficial to the company by attending training that is offered by the company, as applicable.

Pay: $14/Hour


Please submit all resumes in PDF form to: hr@westernsugar.com


It is the policy of The Western Sugar Cooperative not to discriminate against any employee or any applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, handicap, sex, physical condition, developmental disability, sexual orientation or national origin.  This policy shall include, but not be limited to, the following:  recruitment and employment, promotion, demotion, transfer, compensation, selection for training, layoff and termination.Western Sugar Cooperative is a Drug Free workplace.