Packaging Engineer


Crockett, CA, US

Req ID:  37905
Date:  Feb 2, 2024

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 primary responsibility of the Packaging Manufacturing Engineer is to improve the efficiency, safety, and quality of the Packaging equipment in the Production Department. The engineer manages projects in the packaging department.



  • Improves the manufacturability of products and packaging equipment.  Works with operations on continuous improvement of packaging lines and equipment.  This is a hands-on engineering role. 
  • Troubleshoots and improves new and existing equipment.  Partners with operations to gather data to identify root causes and solutions to production problems. 
  • Originates concepts for new and existing packaging equipment, including support equipment such as conveying, robotics, instrumentation, weight control, and quality systems.  Manages and engineers approved projects through to completion.  Projects will cover a diverse range both in scope and area.
  • Able to effectively communicate ideas and concepts to peers, subordinates and leadership within the organization and across organizational lines
  • Ability to work weekends as needed.



  • 3+ years in a manufacturing/industrial environment.
  • Strong mechanical experience preferred. 
  • Fundamental understanding of electrical design practices, control systems integration, electro-mechanical drive systems, and safety.
  • Allen Bradley PLC and Wonderware programming experience a plus.
  • Ability to work overtime, weekends and holidays, if appropriate.



  • BS/BA in mechanical, civil, or electrical engineering or similar discipline such as industrial engineering.



    • 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.
    • Change Management – Achieves success through change: identifies opportunities for improvement and innovation, removes barriers and resistance, and enables behaviors that support desired outcomes.



  • Crockett, CA


Pay Range

  • $69,500-$115,000
  • The pay rate for the successful candidate will depend on the candidate’s qualifications and prior experience.


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: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland