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Maintenance Technician - AGV


London, LND, GB

Req ID:  31381
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®.



Provision of an effective maintenance service to all plant/equipment used within the refining, packing and warehouse areas, with emphasis on improving plant availability & reliability.



  • Meet or better all Health, Safety, Quality and Environmental targets.
  • Carry out plant isolations.
  • Maintenance responsibility for all mechanical, electrical and electronic systems employed within the Process, Packing, Utilities and Jetty sections. 
  • Carry out reactive maintenance when required by plant priorities.
  • Progress to agreed maintenance plans.
  • To plan, schedule & agree daily/weekly workload with the Area Maintenance Leader, incorporating Preventative, Predictive and improvement activities.
  • Plan plant insurance inspections liaising with the insurance inspector when required.
  • Complete plant improvement projects as time allows.
  • Supervise maintenance activities optimizing available on site resources and contractors to ensure expedient, high quality repairs, servicing and improvement projects.
  • Liaise with contractors and manage RAMS and PTW.
  • Supervise cleaning resources to maintain plant hygiene. 
  • Administer and review SAP maintenance system for budgeting, historical trend & reliability analysis, and in order to maintain accurate SAP inventories. 
  • Provide where necessary HT cover for the site following the appropriate training and assessment.
  • Undertake detailed RCA on component failures, generating and implementing modifications & improvements to address reliability and performance issues within the plant.
  • Provide cost estimates for improvement projects and generate capital requests for these projects.
  • Participate in capital projects at all stages of implementation through to commissioning including pre-delivery inspections & installation of new plant for area of responsibility.
  • Meet with suppliers or potential suppliers and carry out audits/visits to suppliers’ premises when required.
  • Mentor, train and advise on engineering practices and Maintenance issues at all levels.
  • Plant reliability measured in up time, OEE & lost opportunity.
  • Performance against job specific KPM’s
  • Perform lift release duties as required
  • Participation on Fire Auxiliary team as required



  • Self-motivated with desire for continual personal development.
  • Excellent interpersonal & communication skills.
  • Demonstrates ability for problem solving and providing long-term solutions.
  • Multi-skilled across a range of engineering trades.
  • Knowledge of Health, Safety & environmental systems & procedures
  • Experience of planning and organizing engineering tasks often involving contractor resources.



  • Comparable experience of maintenance within an automated continuous process environment, which may include PLC and/or HT systems.
  • Experience of Predictive/Preventative maintenance techniques and regimes.



  • Preferably an HNC/NVQ 4 in an engineering discipline, at least BTEC/ONC in relevant discipline.

At Tate & Lyle Sugars, the group's values are the cornerstone of our success.

Leadership - our goal is to be the leader in every arena in which we compete. Teamwork - our strength is magnified when we work together. Integrity - honesty and trust are the foundation of our success.Service - we know that the people and communities in which we operate are crucial partners to our success. Sustainability - the member companies of ASR Group are committed to sustainable agricultural and business practices.