Silgan Containers Corporation Press Operator in FORT MADISON, Iowa

SILGAN CONTAINERS is the largest provider of metal food packaging in North America and we are looking for Press Operators to join our team! A great opportunity to join a growing manufacturing plant in Ft. Madison, IA.

Position Summary:

The Operator assists the Line Mechanic in running the line, making changeovers, repairing equipment, performing overhauls on equipment, performing preventive maintenance, making adjustments and quality checks. The Operator packages the product and prepares loads of finished product for warehousing. Operators may work interchangeably at any of the can lines and rotate as required.

Essential Job Functions: - Assists Line Mechanic in doing dimensional checks and recording on proper forms - Ability to use manuals to learn and master new mechanical components not previously used on your own - Monitors product to ensure visual acceptability - Notify Line Mechanic and/or Supervisor of any out of standard condition - Maintains work area to expected levels of organization and cleanliness - Completes all required documentation related to quality and maintenance - Must be able to operate a forklift

Job Requirements:

High School or equivalent Desire 2+ years of mechanic experience in a manufacturing environment. Prior can-making experience is a plus. Dependable, good communication skills, able to work with little supervision and able to operate forklifts. Must have the ability to work safely in a high-speed manufacturing environment. Able to stand for prolonged periods of time, able to work in low and high temperatures (20 to 100 degrees), able to lift up to 50 lbs, occasional work in confined spaces, able to bend, twist and kneel, able to work at heights including use of steps and ladders.

Position works rotating 12 hour days, includes nights/weekends.

Exposure to noise, confined spaces, working at heights.

Requisition ID: 9658