Maintenance Engineer


London, LND, GB

Req ID:  38042
Date:  May 17, 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®.



What will you be doing?

As a Maintenance Engineer you will provide an efficient maintenance service to all plant/equipment used with our refinery and packaging areas to continuously improve plant availability and reliability. Every day you will have maintenance responsibility for all mechanical and electronic systems within the process of packing, utilities, and jetty sections; problem solving along the way and offering long term solutions. Working closely with the Area Maintenance Leader to help plan, schedule and agree workloads which will include preventative, predictive and improvement activities.


  • Supervise maintenance activities optimizing available on-site resources and contractors to ensure expedient, high-quality repairs, servicing and improvement projects.
  • Administer and review SAP maintenance system for budgeting, historical trend & reliability analysis, and to maintain accurate SAP inventories.
  • Undertake detailed RCA on component failures, generating and implementing modifications & improvements to address reliability and performance issues within the plant.
  • Supervise cleaning resources to maintain plant hygiene.
  • Participate in capital projects at all stages of implementation through to commissioning including pre-delivery inspections & installation of new plant for area of responsibility.
  • Carry out plant isolations.
  • Champion all Health, Safety, Quality and Environmental targets


Hours of Work - Days 7am - 3pm, based at our Thames Refinery in East London


What are we looking for?

  • Experience of working in an automated continuous process environment
  • Multi-skilled across a range of engineering trades.
  • Preferably an HNC/NVQ 4 in an engineering discipline, at least BTEC/ONC in relevant discipline or completed Apprenticeship.
  • Experience of Predictive/Preventative maintenance techniques and regimes.
  • Knowledge of Health, Safety & environmental systems & procedures
  • Knowledge of PLC and HT control systems.


Training – We will support you by providing the tools to identify and pursue your own personal development plan, having dedicated time to discuss performance, development, and career progression. Full training will be provided whether that’s learning on the job, community volunteering experiences, mentoring, secondments or formal learning like apprenticeship and leadership programmes. We want you to achieve you full potential!


What can Tate & Lyle offer you

Our Reward philosophy at ASR Group is through merit-based pay which enables us to recognize your personalcontribution and encourages your development and advancement.

We are proud of the suite of benefits we offer and there’s more to share with you as you go through our recruitmentprocess!


  • 26 days annual holiday plus bank holidays
  • 9% Company Contributed Pension Scheme (when you contribute a minimum of 3%)
  • 3 Volunteering/ Charity Days per year
  • Life Assurance Scheme and Income protection scheme
  • Discretionary Annual Bonus
  • Family Friendly Policies
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Programme


At Tate & Lyle Sugars, our goal is to be the most admired sweetener Company.

Service Excellence- Be the industry's Gold Standard by a relentless focus on reliability, providing products with superior quality and excellent customer services.  Efficiency and Sustainability-  Eliminate inefficiency to be a sustainable, low cost producer and to generate fuel for reinvestment. Value-Add: create strategic advantage and enhanced profitability through value-added products and services. The foundation of our values is Talent and Culture as we aim to build, retain and motivate a winning team.