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
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