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Silgan Line Mechanic in FORT MADISON, Iowa

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

Position Summary:
Operates, troubleshoots, repairs, constructs, installs, maintains, overhauls, and adjusts any and all equipment related with production operations. Works with all personnel to help the plant improve and run efficiently.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Responsible for production of highest quality products in an efficient and safe manner

  • Extensive mechanical knowledge of any and all production equipment

  • Performs any and all quality PCPs

  • Ability to use manuals to learn and master new mechanical components not previously used on your own

  • Extensive knowledge of mechanical diagrams – able to use to help troubleshoot issues with machines

  • 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, strongly prefer trade school or apprentice. Desire 2+ years of mechanic experience in a manufacturing environment. Prior can-making experience is a plus. Able to work at high levels under stressful situations, 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.

Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.

Requisition ID: 10961