Sr. Electrical Engineer


Arabi, LA, US

Req ID:  37807
Date:  May 10, 2024

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 Sr. Electrical Engineer performs a variety of engineering work in designing, planning and overseeing electrical systems. Responsible for troubleshooting process equipment as directed.  Responsible for engineering to maintain and improve the efficiency and reliability of the refining process equipment.  Designs, justifies, plans, coordinates and executes plant improvements/upgrades as directed. 



  • Design, develop, and test electrical distribution systems, load centers, etc.
  • Perform electrical studies (load-flow, short-circuit, coordination, etc.) and specify electrical equipment (transformers, switchgear, motors, VFD’s, MCCs, etc.).
  • Identify, analyze and offer solutions to address system needs of the plant.
  • Prepare electrical drawings and specifications.
  • Manage project schedules and budgets, and obtain permits for operations.
  • Ensure compliance with safety requirements and standards procedures.
  • Working with purchasing, prepare requests for proposals and vendor specifications and evaluate bids.
  • Ability to work with various members of engineering, maintenance and health & safety.
  • Advise on code compliance.
  • Lead and advise the work of contractors.
  • Additional duties as assigned.



  • Familiarity with frequency drives is desired.
  • Knowledge of work order interface desired.
  • Knowledge of SAP preferred.
  • Familiar with OSHA requirements and Food Safety GMP’s is desired.
  • Must have programming experience with Allen-Bradley SLC, Contrologix or similar systems.
  • Strong verbal and written skills required.
  • Supervision of mechanical personnel may be required.
  • Minimal travel required.



  • A minimum of 10 years of experience in electrical maintenance and instrumentation, electrical engineering, process control and reliability in a manufacturing facility.
  • Plant experience in electrical generation and distribution for both power and process plants.
  • Strong verbal and written skills required.
  • Experience supervising mechanical, electrical, or other skilled personnel is required.
  • Experience using AutoCAD and MS Office is required.



  • BS Degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited college/university.



  • 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