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Packaging Controls Engineer

Location: 

Yonkers, NY, US

Req ID:  21368
Date: 

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®.

 

OVERVIEW

The primary responsibility of the Packaging 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.

 

DETAILED ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • 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 and nights as needed.

 

 

WORK EXPERIENCES

  • 2+ 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.
  • Project Management experience
  • Allen Bradley PLC and Wonderware programming experience a plus.

 

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

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

 

ESSENTIAL CAPABILITIES (KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES)

  • Analytical Thinking & Decision Making
  • Business & Financial Acumen
  • Effective Communication
  • Customer Orientation
  • Establishes Trust
  • Problem Solving
  • Results Orientation & Accountability
  • Teamwork & Collaboration
  • Adaptability/Flexibility
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Self-Development 
  • Project Management

 

LOCATION OF ROLE

  • Yonkers

 

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


Nearest Major Market: Yonkers
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City