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Packaging Technician/Maintenance

Company: Florida Crystals / ASR Group
Location: Yonkers
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

ASR Group is the world's largest refiner and marketer of cane sugar, with an annual production capacity of more than 6 million tons of sugar. The company produces a full line of grocery, industrial, food service and specialty sweetener products. Across North America, ASR Group owns and operates six sugar refineries, located in Louisiana, New York, California, Maryland, Canada and Mexico. In the European Union, the company owns and operates sugar refineries in England, Portugal. ASR Group also owns and operates mills in Mexico and Belize. The company's brand portfolio includes the leading brands Domino -, C&H -, Redpath -, Tate & Lyle -, Lyle's - and Sidul -.


The Packaging Technician installs, maintains, troubleshoots, repairs and dismantles packaging equipment and related equipment associated with the refinery


  • Must be able to operate various packaging equipment
  • Reports to Supervisor the general condition of equipment and recommends replacement when necessary
  • Responsible for machine and work area cleanliness
  • Responsible for keeping required records.
  • Performs other duties as may be assigned
    • Work from blueprints, drawings, sketches and verbal orders
    • Utilize his/her tools and equipment in a safe and proficient manner
    • Diagnose, troubleshoot, and perform repairs on various types of packaging and related equipment
    • Perform repairs and tests on mechanical packaging equipment such as clutch assemblies, gear head motors, reduction drive units and high pressure glue pumps
    • Start the machine and observe the operation to detect malfunction(s) of the machine
    • Ability to work rotating shifts, weekends, holidays, and overtime
    • Must be thoroughly knowledgeable of measurement and weighing systems
    • Must be able to perform tasks wearing required PPE such as but not limited to protective footwear, clothing, safety glasses/goggles, etc.
      • Ability to:
        • lift up to 50lbs
        • use hands and arms to reach, push, pull, lift, carry, and manipulate materials and tools
        • walk, stand, stoop, kneel, crouch, stoop, crawl, and climb constantly throughout the shift
        • reach, bend, twist, rotate, push and pull frequently
        • work in confined spaces
        • work independently as well as a team player
        • climb up and down ladders

          • Previous experience as a Packaging Technician is preferred but not required
          • Experience in PLC troubleshooting is also preferred but not required

            • High School diploma or GED required

              LOCATION OF THE ROLE
              • Yonkers, NY

                We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other category protected under federal, state, or local law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

Keywords: Florida Crystals / ASR Group, Yonkers , Packaging Technician/Maintenance, Professions , Yonkers, New York

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