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Packaging Technician 1A

Location: 

Yonkers, NY, US

Req ID:  24241
Date:  Nov 19, 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®.

 

POSITION SCOPE

The Packaging Technician installs, maintains, troubleshoots, repairs and dismantles packaging equipment and related equipment associated with the refinery

 

 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be able to operate various packaging equipment
  • Reports to Supervisor the general condition of equipment and recommends replacement when necessary
  • Responsible for machine and work area cleanliness
  • Responsible for keeping required records.
  • Performs other duties as may be assigned
  • Work from blueprints, drawings, sketches and verbal orders
  • Utilize his/her tools and equipment in a safe and proficient manner
  • Diagnose, troubleshoot, and perform repairs on various types of packaging and related equipment
  • Perform repairs and tests on mechanical packaging equipment such as clutch assemblies, gear head motors, reduction drive units and high pressure glue pumps
  • Start the machine and observe the operation to detect malfunction(s) of the machine
  • Ability to work rotating shifts, weekends, holidays, and overtime
  • Must be thoroughly knowledgeable of measurement and weighing systems
  • Must be able to perform tasks wearing required PPE such as but not limited to protective footwear, clothing, safety glasses/goggles, etc.
  • Ability to:
    • lift up to 50lbs
    • use hands and arms to reach, push, pull, lift, carry, and manipulate materials and tools
    • walk, stand, stoop, kneel, crouch, stoop, crawl, and climb constantly throughout the shift
    • reach, bend, twist, rotate, push and pull frequently
    • work in confined spaces
    • work independently as well as a team player
    • climb up and down ladders

 

WORK EXPERIENCES

  • Previous experience as a Packaging Technician is preferred but not required
  • Experience in PLC troubleshooting is also preferred but not required

 

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

  • High School diploma or GED required

 

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


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