B&P - Shift Engineer 1ST GR


Baltimore, MD, US

Req ID:  37686
Date:  Nov 17, 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 Shift Engineer is responsible for the proper operation of high pressure boilers, steam-driven turbine generators, pumps, air compressors, fans and auxiliary equipment. Must be familiar with steam, air, oil and power systems in a refinery and be able to follow approved standard and emergency procedures. Involved in the startup and shutdown of all equipment in a safe and orderly manner. Instructs and aids the Power House mechanic in his duties to maintain all equipmentMaintains records including a Power House log and collects pertinent data every hour. Reports any problems with operating or equipment conditions. Talks with process supervisors throughout the refinery to identify power or steam deficiencies. Monitors and helps troubleshoot processes and conditions. Notifies appropriate personnel in the refinery when alarm signals sound. Familiar with boiler and cooling water chemistry and treatment. Performs minor mechanical repairs.



  • Thorough understanding of boilers, turbines, generators, pumps and auxiliary equipment
  • Must hold a valid Maryland First Grade Stationary Engineer License
  • Shift work, some overtime and vacation coverage is required
  • Formal training and experience in the operation of high pressure boilers and steam-driven turbine generators
  • Experience with energy improvement programs and utility switching is a plus
  • 5 years of experience with Boiler/Powerhouse Utilities and any processes that involve both high pressure steam generation and power generation along with Utility Conservation expertise preferred



  • Must be able to perform all tasks in accordance with established quality & safety absolutes
  • Must be willing to work nights, weekends, rotating shifts, holidays and overtime as needed
  • Must be able to work indoors and outdoors and to constantly walk, climb, and stand
  • Must be able to climb ladders and wear proper PPE and fall protection where required
  • Inspects and determines the need for bearing and the seal replacement
  • Changes and aligns shafts, journals and antifriction bearings
  • Operates milling machines, key seater, drill press, hydraulic press, grinders and lathes
  • Performs tasks involving boring, turning, threading, cutting, and polishing
  • Works to the tolerance capacity of the machine, while utilizing the most efficient feeds and speeds
  • Produces finished work to a tolerance of +/- .005"
  • Repairs, maintains, overhauls, and installs centrifugal, gear, and metering pumps
  • Inspects and packs all pumps and maintains mechanical seals
  • Repairs and maintains metallic and non-metallic pipe and fittings
  • Installs, repairs and maintains valves, strainers, filters and traps
  • Runs pipe and tubing
  • Uses specified fluids
  • Installs, repairs and maintains cylinders and hoses



  • Analytical Thinking & Decision Making – Identifies and understands trends and/or issues; connects data points through analysis to arrive at a logical conclusion.
  • Business & Financial Acumen – Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of the financial, accounting, marketing and operational functions of our organization; interpreting and applying understanding of key financial indicators to make better corporate decisions.
  • Effective Communication – Expresses ideas and information in a clear and concise manner by tailoring one's message to fit the interests and needs of the audience.
  • Customer Orientation – Keeps internal and/or external customer(s) in mind at all times.  Strives to proactively address customer concerns and needs.  Assists business partners and customers to achieve their work goals via application of their own skills and knowledge; strives to provide consistent customer satisfaction.
  • Establishes Trust – Gaining the confidence and faith of others by actions and words that promote being honest, forthcoming, integrious and vulnerable.
  • Problem-Solving – Anticipates, evaluates, diagnoses, and resolves problems in a systematic and fact-based manner.
  • Results Orientation & Accountability – Takes accountability, identifies, executes and drives actions to consistently achieve desired results.
  • Teamwork & Collaboration – Creates a climate that fosters commitment to a common vision and shared values that promote cooperation and working together through trust and support of others.
  • Adaptability/Flexibility – Maintaining effectiveness in varying environments and with different tasks, responsibilities and people.
  • Continuous Improvement – Establishes methods and utilizes specialized techniques to monitor and improve performance of systems and processes.
  • Self-Development – Seeks feedback on one’s strengths and weaknesses and initiates activities to increase or enhance their knowledge, skills, and proficiency in order to perform more effectively or enhance their career.



  • Baltimore, MD


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: Baltimore