Florida Crystals Corporation Mechanic in Lisbon, Portugal

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®.

Position Scope:

The Maintenance Mechanic installs, maintains, repairs and troubleshoots all industrial equipment within the refinery using standard mechanical tools associated with tasks.

Main responsibilities:

  • Installs, maintains, repairs and troubleshoots all industrial equipment within the refinery such as pumps, valves, conveyors, screw conveyors, drives, conveyor elevators, centrifugals, and other closely aligned mechanical devices using equipment such as cutters, dies, heating torch, welding, brazing, drill motors, wrenches, hoists etc.

  • Understands and interpret blueprints, sketches, schematic drawings and instruction sheets.

  • Works with other crafts (Electricians, Mechanics & Pipefitters) to assist in the maintenance of the facility and production equipment.

  • Works in a safe manner following all refinery safety & quality requirements

  • Participate on Continuous Improvement Activities

Key Competences and behaviours:

  • Must be a team player with enthusiasm, initiative, and pride in work well done

  • Self-starters dedicated to continual quality improvement

  • Able to develop constructive and cooperative working relationships with engineering, supervisory, or manufacturing personnel to provide guidance on technical systems or process-related topics.

  • Ability to perform complicated maintenance and repairs to mechanical and closely allied electrical equipment.

  • Ability to repair and replace pumps, valves, conveyors, drives and other mechanical equipment within an industrial setting.

  • Understands and interpret blueprints, sketches, schematic drawings and instruction sheets.

  • Ability to perform all jobs in accordance with established safety practices and sanitation standards:

  • 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

  • Ability to work rotating shifts, weekends, holidays, and overtime

  • Able to perform tasks wearing required PPE such as but not limited to protective footwear, clothing, safety glasses/goggles, etc.

  • English knowledge (preferable)

  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Tools


  • A minimum of 3 years of experience working in maintenance or in a mechanical position in an industrial or related environment.


High school diploma or equivalent, preferable from techinal schools in related disciplines

For more than 100 years, our employees have taken pride in “Making Life a Little Sweeter” by providing our customers and consumers with quality service and sugar products. Our commitment to that principle drives us in all that we do and encourages us to uphold our company’s high ethical standards of business conduct to ensure our continued success.