A variety of jobs

Saint Louis Sucre

The sugar industry offers a wide range of jobs. These include agricultural aspects, the sugar process, packaging, logistics, sales or IT.

Agriculture related jobs

Agricultural-related jobs take place before the sugar process and deal with the culture, harvesting and transport of sugar beets. Field inspectors are in contact with the growers to help them anticipate the quality and quantity of their crops.


Sugar process related jobs

These are mainly operationnal and technical jobs : mechanic, electrician, maintenance mechanic, engineer, process operator...Sugar production is a seasonal activity (see our animation on the sugar making process)  During the campaign, the sugar beet factory runs in a continuous mode and in 3x8 shift work. This activity requires 60 to 80 seasonal workers. The rest of the year is dedicated in particular to maintenance and improved of production tools. Hence, people working in sugar factories have to jobs : one during the campaign and one outside the campaign.

Packaging related jobs

Sugar can be delivered to the customer in bulk, but also in bags, cubes or doses. This is done in the packaging units which employ operators but also elctromechanics or maintenance technicians.


Technical jobs

They act as a support for factories and comprise engineering departments, maintenance, industrial safety.


Commercial jobs

They are the company's contact with our various clients : retail, food industry or food service operators. Sales teams include area sales managers, key account managers, sales administratives and also marketing.


Support jobs

They comprise, among others, accounting, finance, human resources, purchasins, logistics or IT.

If you wish to apply for a job at Saint Louis Sucre, please go to the French Human Resources pages.