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Silgan Containers Corporation Electrician - Industrial St. Joe in SAINT JOSEPH, Missouri

We are hiring at Silgan Containers! We are the nation's leading manufacturer of steel and aluminum cans for use with human and pet foods - the country needs us more than ever during the pandemic. Wage rates start at $28.63/hr as well as a broad range of benefits.

Join the team that makes the packaging the most prestigious food companies rely on to safely deliver and protect foods’ nutrition and quality.

Responsibilities include:

  • Installs, repairs, modifies, troubleshoot and performs preventative maintenance, on all electrical units, controls, components, and related wiring in a manufacturing environment.

  • Performs work requiring a thorough knowledge of electrical and electronic theory and principles.

  • Understanding of wiring diagrams, drawings, specifications, schematic drawing, sketches and verbal instructions covering scheduled and emergency repairs, installations, and inspections.

  • Maintains inventory of electrical parts and motors, advising management of purchasing requirements.

  • Moves and installs existing or new equipment and facilities.

  • Performs duties with due regard to safety for self and other employees while exercising proper care and protection of company property.

  • Maintains work area in a clean and orderly fashion.

Job Requirements:

Must be a journeyman electrician, or have a minimum of 5 years of prior electricians training or experience along with the following knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Ability to read and comprehend blueprints and drawings, handbooks, specifications, equipment manuals, parts lists and other written material as associated with the position.

  • Skilled in the use of hand and power tools, electrical test equipment and related tools and instruments necessary to perform the job.

  • Has or will provide own hand tools associated with the job.

  • Must be knowledgeable of Allen Bradley systems, VFD's, PLC's hardware and software, AC/DC circuits, 4-20 mA through 480 VAC circuits and 440 MCC's.

  • Must have good trouble shooting skills, ability to diagnose and complete repairs in emergency situations.

  • Ability to write code and demonstrate a working knowledge of RS Logic.

  • Must be able to take direction as well as be self-motivated and work alone.

  • Familiarity with Lean Manufacturing principles is a plus.

  • Plant operates 24-7. Must be able to work 12 hour shifts on days or nights, 6:00 to 6:00, which includes every other Sunday. Must also be willing to work overtime and holidays as required.

  • Ability to push, pull, bend, stoop, climb, walk, and lift up to 50 lbs.

  • Position requires successful completion of written aptitude/skills testing, background check, physical exam, and drug testing.

Requisition ID: 11538