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Silgan Containers Corporation Production Mechanic in FORT DODGE, Iowa

Production Mechanic

  • Are you looking for a new job opportunity that is more than just a job?

  • Do you want to live in a beautiful, smaller community with a population of about 25,000 that sits along the Des Moines River in the heartland of Iowa?

  • Do you want to work for a company that is growing, throughout the U.S. and in Iowa?

    If so, Silgan Containers, the largest metal food can producer in the U.S., has great opportunities for Production Mechanics in Fort Dodge, Iowa. This is a hands-on position that is heavily engaged in day-to-day production activities manufacturing billions of metal cans and ends on an annual basis. Silgan is committed to the progression of its employees and has a history of career advancement based on an individual’s abilities and the capacity to assume greater responsibility.

Job Requirements:

Mechanics set up, operate, and perform preventative maintenance and repairs of high speed production equipment. If you are a team player with the following skills and background, we can train you:

  • A minimum of a high school diploma, a vocational/technical degree, or at least 2 years of verifiable mechanic/industrial experience.

  • Excellent mechanical and troubleshooting skills to learn, operate and repair high speed production equipment.

  • The ability to comprehend blueprints and use measuring instruments (caliper, micrometer, depth micrometer, etc.) with high attention to details, conducting quality checks and reacting appropriately to the data gathered.

  • The ability to work in a fast-paced environment and effectively manage time with shifting priorities, but always maintaining the focus on safety and workplace hazards.

  • Flexible to work different shifts, weekends and overtime.

  • The physical capabilities of walking, standing, lifting, flexing, bending, and climbing while you are working in an environment that contains heat, cold, dust, noise, chemicals and high-speed manufacturing equipment.

    We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including a relocation allowance. Feel free to check out our website for more information on the company and what we have to offer at www.silgancontainers.com and the community of Fort Dodge at www.fortdodgeiowa.org. LIMITATIONS AND DISCLAIMER The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. All job requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or other employees. This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor in compliance with Federal and State Laws. Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the employee must possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Continued employment remains on an “at-will” basis. Silgan Containers is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, or the presence of a disability, which would not prevent the performance of essential job duties with, or without reasonable accommodation of any other protective status. Silgan Containers is a drug-free workplace.

Requisition ID: 11739