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Maintenance Technician


London, LND, GB

Req ID:  24174
Date:  Nov 18, 2020

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®.



<span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">POSITION SCOPE

<span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Provision of an effective maintenance service to all plant/equipment used within the refining and packing areas, with emphasis on the improving plant availability & reliability.


<span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">DETAILED ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

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



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


<span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">ESSENTIAL WORK EXPERIENCES

  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Comparable experience of maintenance within an automated continuous process environment, which may include PLC and/or HT systems.
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Experience of Predictive/Preventative maintenance techniques and regimes.


<span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">ESSENTIAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">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.

This year Tate & Lyle Sugars has been certified as one of Britain's Top Employers for the third year running.