Dec 04, 2019

Sagamore Process Operator-Sagamore 1

  • Tate & Lyle
  • Lafayette, IN, USA

Job Description

Love food? So do we. In fact, we pride ourselves on being food people. For more than 150 years, we’ve been driven by our passion to create food people love. No matter your role or expertise, you’ll be helping us make food extraordinary across the globe to improve lives for generations. Join us and experience what it’s like to work with people who are passionate about food and strive for the extraordinary. 


Sagamore Process Operators, Sagamore Plant

Responsibilities include monitoring/controlling plant process equipment such as: Safely operate and maintain corn wet milling and starch processing equipment, including Packer, Bulk Bagger and forklift equipment Active participation in plant Safety, Food Safety and Environmental programs. Applicants will be required to work 12-hour rotating swing shift, three on/three off fast rotation from days to nights, including weekend schedules .  Must demonstrate capability of lifting up to 50#, climbing stairs and ladders along with working at heights up to 50'.


Required qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent, or higher education-preferred.  Previous technical manufacturing process experience is a plus.  The facility is a 24-hour per day, 7-day per week, 356 days per year environment.


Demonstrate ability to operate mechanical equipment and trouble shoot problems.  Have good communications skills, both verbal and written using a computer; Microsoft Office, Outlook, Word and Excel along with various in-house spread sheets and log books.  Background checks and drug/alcohol screening will be conducted.



Perform all job functions/activities with commitment to strong safety mindset/culture and compliance with all safety policies and procedures.

Active participant in plant Safety, Food Safety and Environmental programs.

Meet and exceed housekeeping/GMP standards and food safety protocals.

Accoutable in decision making for the operation and maintenance of corn wet milling and starch processing equipment, including Packer, Bulk Bagger and forklift equipment.

Monitiring and controlling process parameters and equipment utilizing system and field controls.



Ablility to communicate openly, honestly, with integrity with all levels of the organization.

Self-starting and self-managing.

Goal-oriented and focused on continuous improvement of self and the operations.

Ability to provide and receive constructive feedback.

Ability to take responsibility and accountability in decision making.

Possess strong computer/technical skills.


Help Us Make Food Extraordinary

We have a culture of Innovation that inspires people to do the extraordinary.

We are a global business, constantly inventing and delivering new products that truly change food for the better to meet global and regional trends, for millions of people all over the world.

We make food extraordinary, and you can too. 


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