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Packaging Technician


Baltimore, MD, US

Req ID:  22881

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, and Italy. 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 operates, installs, maintains, troubleshoots, repairs and dismantles packaging equipment and related equipment.



  • 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


  • 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
  • High School diploma or GED is required



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

Nearest Major Market: Baltimore