NO 1 Auto Machine Mechanic


Arabi, LA, US

Req ID:  37649
Date:  Nov 22, 2023

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 No. 1 Auto Machine Mechanic is responsible for maintenance on high speed packaging equipment in an industrial food facility.  This position is responsible for routine maintenance, infield adjustments and complete breakdowns of equipment.



  • Lay out, assemble, install, maintain, repair and test complicated mechanical and closely allied equipment such as clutch assemblies, gear head motors, reduction drive units, high pressure glue pumps, etc. on high speed packaging equipment.
  • Perform major and difficult repairs to all type of packaging equipment from instruction books, sketches and other specifications.  
  • Perform all jobs in accordance with established safety practices and sanitation standards. 
  • Operate high speed packing equipment.



  • Must have at least two (2) or more years of maintenance/mechanical experience on packaging equipment OR two (2) or more years of related maintenance/mechanical experience in a manufacturing/industrial environment.



  •  High School Diploma or GED



  • Ability to recognize, adjust and replace components in mechanical equipment.
  • Ability to perform repairs and tests on mechanical packaging equipment such as clutch assemblies, gear head motors, reduction drive units and high pressure glue pumps.
  • 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
    • Ability to work rotating shifts, weekends, holidays, and overtime
    • Must be able to perform tasks wearing required PPE such as but not limited to protective footwear, clothing, safety glasses/goggles, etc.
    • Must regard safety as a core value; Must be able to work safe and in a proficient manner



  • Starting Rate $ 31.65



  • Chalmette, La.


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. 

Nearest Major Market: New Orleans