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 permanent contact with the growers to help and advise them. They anticipate the quality and quantity of their crops, a precious information when forecasting the activity of the sugar factory.
Sugar process related jobs
These are mainly operational and technical jobs : mechanic, electrician, maintenance mechanic, engineer, process operator and conductor…Sugar production is a seasonal activity. During the campaign, the sugar beet factory runs in a continuous mode and in 3×8 shift work. This activity requires 60 to 80 seasonal workers. The rest of the year is dedicated in particular to maintenance and improvement of production tools. Hence, people working in sugar factories have two 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 destined to the food industry or end consumers via retail operators. This is done in the packaging units which employ operators but also electromechanics or maintenance technicians.
They come as support for factories and comprise engineering departments, maintenance, industrial safety.
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 assistants and also marketing.
They comprise, among others, accounting, finance, human resources, purchasing, logistics or IT.