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Date: 30-Jul-2019

Location: Sycamore, IL, US

Company: Tate & Lyle

The Granulation Operator is a critical role in our operations in Sycamore, IL.  Incumbents in this role are responsible for all aspects of the production process from gathering raw materials to helping with packing and shipping final products.



The successful candidate will be:

  • Possessing of a strong, positive safety mindset while performing all functions/activities
  • Mechanically-minded, with a capacity to think critically about production processes, flow, and equipment troubleshooting
  • Eager to advance and learn new roles, including computer control board operations
  • Committed to our customers through ensuring compliance with all applicable GMP and food safety policies and procedures
  • Able to communicate openly, honestly, and directly in a non-aggressive fashion with all members of the plant team
  • Self-starting and self-managing
  • Goal-oriented and focused on continuous improvement of themselves as individuals and the operation of the plant
  • Dependable and punctual in meeting expectations for attendance and performance
  • Able to work a varying schedule, including 12 hours shifts, 3 days on, 3 days off rotation, day and night rotating shifts, as needed.



  • Performing all job functions/activities with a commitment to a strong safety mindset and compliance with all outlined safety policies
  • Meeting and exceeding clear housekeeping, sanitation, and GMP standards while strictly following outlined food safety protocols
  • Preparing dry and liquid feed stock batches for the system to operate continuously
  • Assembling and disassembling system components and mechanical equipment
  • Coordinating onstream functions of the system in order to maintain consistent product quality
  • Packaging and labeling of finished products
  • Documenting accurately required food safety, quality and production information



  • High School diploma or GED is required

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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