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ASR Group/Domino Sugar Controls Technician in Baltimore, Maryland

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®.

Overview The Controls Technician will perform routine electrical troubleshooting of refinery equipment and installation/restoration of electrical controls. The Control Technician must be able to work independently and will be responsible for the efficient use of materials, equipment and time in performance of the job.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Maintain, repair, and calibrate all instruments throughout the refinery such as but not limited to flow meters, burners, transmitters, recorders, and controllers

  • Work from blueprints, sketches, specification or verbal instruction on job assignments requiring skill and accuracy for the construction, installation, adjustment, maintenance and repair of all electrical and instrument systems and equipment

  • Read and demonstrate an understanding of ladder logic, P&IDs, one-line electrical drawings, process flow diagrams, and instrument service manuals

  • Ability to create concise and coherent inspection, repair and coverage reports

  • Perform such function as: installing conduit, piping and tubing, cables, wiring and electro-mechanical equipment for power, light, control, signal, instrument and distribution systems, and other similar duties as directed

  • Install meters, meter wiring, transformers, and makes proper connections for various load condition

  • Install motors, switchboards and control equipment for industrial drives, automatic operation and interlocking of processing equipment

  • Analyze electrical circuits, connections, operating requirements and conditions of equipment in order to properly proceed with installation, adjustment, and maintenance or repair work

  • Perform preventative maintenance

Job Requirements

  • Knowledge of code requirements pertaining to electrical installations

  • Controls circuit experience

  • Ability to work overtime, rotating shifts and weekends on a regular basis

  • Have a high regard and ownership for personal safety and the safety of others

  • Proven troubleshooting skills

  • Ability to perform tasks wearing required PPE such as protective clothing, safety glasses/goggles, steel-toed boots, etc.

  • Ability to work as part of a team in a unionized environment

  • Ability to work independently without direct supervision

  • Moderate to heavy physical effort

  • Capabilities include climbing stairs, ladders and catwalks, lifting up to 50 lbs, walking, standing, working overhead

Education and/or Experience

  • Minimum of 3 years of industrial manufacturing experience and 1 year field experience

  • High School diploma or GED

Essential Capabilities

  • Analytical Thinking & Decision Making – Identifies and understands trends and/or issues; connects data points through analysis to arrive at a logical conclusion.

  • Business & Financial Acumen – Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of the financial, accounting, marketing and operational functions of our organization; interpreting and applying understanding of key financial indicators to make better corporate decisions.

  • Effective Communication – Expresses ideas and information in a clear and concise manner by tailoring one's message to fit the interests and needs of the audience.

  • Customer Orientation – Keeps internal and/or external customer(s) in mind at all times. Strives to proactively address customer concerns and needs. Assists business partners and customers to achieve their work goals via application of their own skills and knowledge; strives to provide consistent customer satisfaction.

  • Establishes Trust – Gaining the confidence and faith of others by actions and words that promote being honest, forthcoming, integrious and vulnerable.

  • Problem-Solving – Anticipates, evaluates, diagnoses, and resolves problems in a systematic and fact-based manner.

  • Results Orientation & Accountability – Takes accountability, identifies, executes and drives actions to consistently achieve desired results.

  • Teamwork & Collaboration – Creates a climate that fosters commitment to a common vision and shared values that promote cooperation and working together through trust and support of others.

  • Adaptability/Flexibility – Maintaining effectiveness in varying environments and with different tasks, responsibilities and people.

  • Continuous Improvement – Establishes methods and utilizes specialized techniques to monitor and improve performance of systems and processes.

  • Self-Development – Seeks feedback on one’s strengths and weaknesses and initiates activities to increase or enhance their knowledge, skills, and proficiency in order to perform more effectively or enhance their career.

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

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