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Packaging Technician 1


Baltimore, MD, US

Req ID:  35241
Date:  Nov 21, 2022

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 troubleshoots, maintains, and repairs all production, packaging and ancillary equipment throughout the plant. The Packaging Technician lays out, assembles, installs, connects, maintains, repairs, Pneumatic and hydraulic hoses.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Monitors equipment operations and preforms mechanical repairs and adjustments as necessary
  • Inspects and replaces pneumatic and hydraulic hoses
  • Diagnoses and repairs mechanical, hydraulic, or pneumatic malfunction(s)
  • Diagnoses and repairs circuit and component issues
  • Installs and dismantles packaging and related equipment
  • Reports the general condition of equipment and recommends replacement when necessary to supervisor
  • Responsible for:
    • setup, start-up, and operation of packaging machines
    • minor and major adjustments before start-up and during operation
    • for completing and keeping required packaging reports, logs, and other paperwork
    • requisitioning materials and parts
    • preventive maintenance
    • machine and work area cleanliness
  • Performs other duties as may be assigned



  • Must be able to respond with troubleshooting methods under time and delivery pressure
  • Must be able to work from blueprints, electronic schematic diagrams, block diagrams, layouts or other specifications both verbal and written
  • Must be able to program and maintain coder system
  • Must be able to perform repairs and tests on mechanical packaging equipment such as clutch assemblies, gear head motors, reduction drive units and high-pressure glue pumps
  • Must be able to perform minor and major adjustments to machines
  • Must have basic computer skills
  • Must have electrical, electronics, pneumatics, and welding skills and experience
  • Must be willing to work nights, weekends, rotating shifts, holidays and overtime as needed
  • Must be able to work in loud production environments
  • Must be able to work in extreme temperatures
  • Must be thoroughly knowledgeable of measurement and weighing systems
  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Must have strong knowledge of packaging equipment and packaging process or mechanical aptitude
  • Must have a strong focus on quality, safety and efficiency
  • Must have strong knowledge of Food Safety, Regulatory, and Good Manufacturing Practices
  • Must be able to work in safe and proficient manner
  • Must be able to work independently as well as a team player
  • Must be certified to operate a forklift and other mobile industrial equipment


Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to lift up to 50lbs frequently
  • Must be able to reach and use arms in a repetitive motion frequently
  • Must be able to stand and walk constantly, bend and stoop occasionally
  • Must be able to work in confined spaces
  • Must be able to perform tasks wearing required PPE such as but not limited to protective footwear, clothing, safety glasses/goggles, etc.



  • At least two years consistent work history as a mechanic in a manufacturing environment



Core Competencies:

  • Analytical Thinking & Decision MakingIdentifies and understands trends and/or issues; connects data points through analysis to arrive at a logical conclusion.
  • Business & Financial AcumenDemonstrates 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 CommunicationExpresses ideas and information in a clear and concise manner by tailoring one's message to fit the interests and needs of the audience.
  • Customer OrientationKeeps 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 TrustGaining the confidence and faith of others by actions and words that promote being honest, forthcoming, integrious and vulnerable.
  • Problem-SolvingAnticipates, evaluates, diagnoses, and resolves problems in a systematic and fact-based manner.
  • Results Orientation & AccountabilityTakes accountability, identifies, executes and drives actions to consistently achieve desired results.
  • Teamwork & CollaborationCreates a climate that fosters commitment to a common vision and shared values that promote cooperation and working together through trust and support of others.

Individual Contributor:

  • Adaptability/FlexibilityMaintaining effectiveness in varying environments and with different tasks, responsibilities and people.
  • Continuous ImprovementEstablishes methods and utilizes specialized techniques to monitor and improve performance of systems and processes.
  • Self-DevelopmentSeeks 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



Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.

Nearest Major Market: Baltimore