Maintenance Technician (2nd Shift)
Buffalo, NY 
Posted 30 days ago
Job Description

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.


The Maintenance Technician repairs and maintains machinery and mechanical equipment; gear and sprocket drives, motors, pneumatic tools, conveyor systems, loading systems, production machines and equipment by performing duties below for plant size of approx. 150 employees.


  • Up to 3 weeks of vacation your first year
  • Paid sick time
  • Quarterly bonus program of up to 7% of quarterly gross pay
  • Annual merit increases
  • 24/5 operation with multiple shift options
  • Training and career growth opportunity
  • Overtime availability
  • Competitive benefits (Health, Dental, Vision, Pet Insurance, and more)


  • Performs routine facility maintenance as assigned
  • Performs Preventative Maintenance regularly
  • PLC Troubleshooting
  • Observes and troubleshoots mechanical devices in operation byadjusting functional parts of devices and control instruments, as well as repairing/replacing defective parts
  • Optimizes capabilities of various packing (bagging) machines
  • Installs special functional and structural parts in devices
  • Responsible for aiding in startup process to ensure equipment is operating correctly
  • Sets up and operates lathe, drill press, grinder, and other metalworking tools to make and repair parts
  • Contains a strong mechanical aptitude with the ability to assist in resolving issues and fostering Continuous Improvement
  • Keep maintenance shop and parts/tool/belt storage areas clean and organized.
  • Fill out all required paperwork promptly and accurately.
  • All other duties as assigned


  • 2+ years industrial maintenance experience required, preferably within a manufacturing facility
  • Proven ability to successfully meet customer and management deadlines
  • Highly organized, self-starter that can work with little direct supervision
  • Ability to work a flex schedule as needed


  • High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent experience required
  • Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year College or technical school; or three to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred.


  • Ability to make sound decisions regarding resource utilization and needs
  • Strong organizational, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Results-oriented, process improvement focused
  • Ability to work cross functionally to achieve outstanding results
  • Strong mechanical aptitude with experience in manufacturing


  • Monday-Friday, weekends as required, 2pm-10:30pm
  • 2nd Shift differential:$1.00/hour


  • Hourly rate at28.00/hour - $32/hour based on experience


  • Buffalo, NY

We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, sexual orientation, genderidentity, age,nationalorigin, disability, veteranstatusorany other category protected under federal, state, or local law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Our Company is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy and practice of this Employer to comply with all applicable fair employment practices and equal opportunity laws in every country where our employees work, and to provide employment opportunities, as well as administer all terms and conditions of employment, to all qualified persons on an equal basis. The Employer prohibits discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other category protected by law.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
2+ years
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