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Silgan Maintenance Mechanic - St. Joe in SAINT JOSEPH, Missouri

As the result of a strike 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 starts at $26.30/hr. We provide a broad range of benefits. New hires will be considered to be "permanent replacements" for the strikers, and employment is "at will".

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

  • Performs maintenance work on equipment, building, grounds and facilities

  • May be assigned specific projects and construct equipment which may include building steel and wood structures

  • Performs gas and arc welding

  • Skilled in diagnosing mechanical problems and determining necessary repairs needed to restore defective equipment to service with minimal delay

  • Must perform duties with regard to safety of self, co-workers, equipment and company property at all times

  • Reports concerns, issues, or questions immediately to Management, and assists with developing and implementing corrective actions

  • Completes required paperwork or reports neatly and timely, as well as maintaining good housekeeping practices of work area

  • Additional duties as assigned

Job Requirements:

  • Skilled in the use of hand and power tools along with gas and arc welding

  • Ability to read and comprehend blueprints, drawings, manuals, parts lists, and specifications

  • Has or will be able to provide all necessary hand tools associated with this position

  • Must be able to work with little supervision and be self-driven

  • Must have high school diploma or equivalent, technical school certification is a plus

  • Must have five or more years of experience working as a Maintenance Mechanic or similar position in a manufacturing environment

Must be able to work in high heat and cool conditions, exposure to dust and noise over 85 dB, able to carry 50 lbs. on occasion, along with ability to walk, stand, bend, stoop, kneel, and climb as related to work being performed.

Requisition ID: 11036

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