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Silgan Mechanic in BURLINGTON, Iowa

Are you looking for stable employment with a great local manufacturing company offering starting salary of $24.18/hour? Take a look at this position with Silgan Containers!

Position Summary:

This position works under limited supervision and has the responsibility to repair, maintain, adjust and set up all equipment in a fast-paced manufacturing environment. Essential Job Functions:

  • Adhere to all safety regulations, guidelines, JSA’s, policies, procedures and or directives. Employ safe work habits at all times. Report any hazards to supervision without delay.

  • Maintenance of various pieces of equipment used in the manufacture of food containers, as directed by supervisor and in accordance with operating manuals, bulletins and/or Silgan best practices. Maintenance ranges from routine Daily, Weekly, Monthly PM’s to complete overhauls.

  • Use mechanical knowledge and troubleshooting skills to adjust, repair, and replace parts and rebuild production equipment.

  • Perform all required quality checks to ensure product standards and customer expectations are never compromised.

  • Set up and maintain production equipment to meet customer specifications.

  • Operate mobile equipment, including forklift trucks, lifts, and booms to assist with all production work.

  • Use good housekeeping practices in all areas of the facility and continually employ methods that drive the elimination of waste.

  • Exercises proper care and protection of company property

  • All other duties as assigned by supervisor

EDUCATION: High School Diploma or Equivalent; Two-Year Trade School required without minimum manufacturing experienceEXPERIENCE: Five years mechanical manufacturing experience; Will consider a Two-Year Technical degreeREQUIRED SKILLS: Mechanical Aptitude, proficient with all tools of the trade, ability to read blueprints and drawings, handbook specifications, equipment manuals, parts lists and other material related to the trade.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Ability to kneel, stoop, crawl, squat and stand for extended periods of time while performing job duties (up to 12-hours a day). Ability to push, pull, bend, climb, walk, and lift on a continuous basis (up to 12-hours a day). Be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds overhead on an occasional basis. Possess excellent hand-eye coordination, adequate dexterity and strength in order to maintain and operate equipment. Ability to distinguish through the use of audio, visual, olfactory, and tactile senses when the equipment is properly operating. Required to wear personal protection equipment as required.WORK ENVIRONMENT: High noise levels, vibrations, varying atmospheric conditions and temperatures, hazardous chemicals

Requisition ID: 12726