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Mechanical Engineer


New Orleans, LA, US

Req ID:  30724
Date:  Jun 4, 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 and Italy.  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®.



This role is responsible for refinery cogeneration power plant and potable water treatment plant including responsibility for the operation, maintenance, capital projects, and improvements.



  • Responsibilities include maintenance and operation of seven 300 psig natural gas water tube boilers totaling 360,000 lbs. /hr capacity and three steam-driven turbo-generators totaling 10.5 MW of generated power and the associated equipment. Responsible for the Boilers evaluation of efficiencies, flue gas analysis, and annual boiler jurisdictional inspections required by the State, and supervise boiler tube and refractory repairs to make sure all repairs are done as per pressure vessel code.   Maintain and improve the reliability of all rotating equipment in the Boiler and Power House.   Analysis of energy usage throughout the plant. For the Turbo-Generators include analysis of turbine vibration readings and supervise turbine overhauls/repairs.  Provide analysis of mechanical problems with turbines, feedwater pumps, and air compressors.
  • Water Treatment Plant includes continuous improvement to make sure the Plant produces consistent quality drinking water that exceeds all state and federal requirements for drinking water.



  • Minimum 2 years of experience required as a Mechanical Engineer working in an Industrial environment.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical, Chemical, Electrical Engineering or a related degree from an accredited college or university.



Knowledge in the following areas:  

  • Boilers and Auxiliary equipment
  • Turbo-Generators
  • Air Compressors
  • Water Treatment Plants



  • Chalmette, LA




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

Nearest Major Market: New Orleans