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Packaging Technician 1


Baltimore, MD, US

Req ID:  31463
Date:  Jun 25, 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 Maintenance Planner is responsible for all aspects of planning, scheduling and forecasting the maintenance functions. The Planner may also supervise maintenance employees and may cover weekend supervision for the department.



  • Responsible for coordinating daily, weekly and monthly scheduling of maintenance plans
  • Execute the planned preventative maintenance schedule
  • Analyzes maintenance repair specifications to determine tools, parts, and human resource requirements
  • Responsible for ordering parts according to lead times
  • Monitors parts inventory levels to achieve necessary levels
  • Updates SAP systems with preventative maintenance data
  • Communicates between maintenance and production teams
  • Monitor effectiveness of the preventive maintenance program to minimize plant breakdowns
  • Maintain good labor relations and team morale
  • Ensure personnel follow all GMP and safety policies



  • 3 plus years of maintenance experience within a manufacturing facility or equivalent military experience required
  • Scheduling, planning, or similar inventory and PM program required
  • Experience operating SAP systems preferred
  • Mechanical knowledge is required with Electrical knowledge preferred
  • Intermediate or better skills in Microsoft Office required
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organization skills, attention to detail, ability to be proactive and self-directed
  • Ability to work overtime, weekends and holidays
  • Industrial food processing experience preferred



  • BS/BA degree in a related field from an accredited college/university preferred



  • No direct reports, but coverage supervision may be required



  • 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.
  • Change Management – Achieves success through change: identifies opportunities for improvement and innovation, removes barriers and resistance, and enables behaviors that support desired outcomes.
  • Develops Others – Plans for the growth of others, diligently addressing performance issues and conflicts, both at the individual and organizational level with the purpose of achieving results through the activities of other people.
  • Strategic MindsetUnderstands company's short and long-term priorities and aligns department priorities and behavior around achievement of those objectives.



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

Nearest Major Market: Baltimore