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Maintenance Technician


Buffalo, NY, US

Req ID:  33164
Date:  Sep 18, 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 Technician repairs and maintains machinery and mechanical equipment; gear and sprocket drives, motors, pneumatic tools, conveyor systems, loading systems, production machines and equipment by performing the following duties. 


Hiring all shifts:

  • Hourly rate at 28.00/hour - $32/hour based on experience 
  • 2nd Shift differential: $1.00/hour
  • 3rd Shift differential: $1.50/hour



  • Up to 3 weeks of vacation your first year
  • Paid sick time
  • Quarterly bonus program of up to 7% of quarterly gross pay
  • Annual merit increases
  • 24/5 operation with multiple shift options
  • Training and career growth opportunity
  • Overtime availability
  • Competitive benefits (Health, Dental, Vision, Pet Insurance, and more)



  • Performs routine facility maintenance as assigned
  • Performs Preventative Maintenance regularly
  • PLC Troubleshooting
  • Observes and troubleshoots mechanical devices in operation by adjusting functional parts of devices and control instruments, as well as repairing/replacing defective parts 
  • Optimizes capabilities of various packing (bagging) machines
  • Installs special functional and structural parts in devices
  • Responsible for aiding in startup process to ensure equipment is operating correctly
  • Sets up and operates lathe, drill press, grinder, and other metalworking tools to make and repair parts
  • Contains a strong mechanical aptitude with the ability to assist in resolving issues and fostering Continuous Improvement
  • Keep maintenance shop and parts/tool/belt storage areas clean and organized.
  • Fill out all required paperwork promptly and accurately.
  • All other duties as assigned



  • 2+ years industrial maintenance experience required, preferably within a manufacturing facility
  • Proven ability to successfully meet customer and management deadlines
  • Highly organized, self-starter that can work with little direct supervision
  • Ability to work a flex schedule as needed 



  • High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent experience required
  • Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year College or technical school; or three to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred.



  • Ability to make sound decisions regarding resource utilization and needs
  • Strong organizational, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Results-oriented, process improvement focused
  • Ability to work cross functionally to achieve outstanding results
  • Strong mechanical aptitude with experience in manufacturing


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

Nearest Major Market: Buffalo