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Silgan Containers Corporation Packer/Shrouder - 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 rates start at $21.50/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.

  • Responsible for operating can packaging equipment and other related pieces of automatic and manual equipment as assigned.

  • Accountable for the quality of his/her duties and meets the requirements of visual inspection of product and pallets. Must have above average manual dexterity and ability to perform the duties listed above in a routine and organized manner..

  • Immediately notifies line operating personnel and supervisor of product with questionable quality.

  • Shrouds, bands and packages product at the palletizer.

  • Performs related work assignments as required, including relief work for other classifications.

  • Prepares and maintains reports and records.

  • Performs duties under normal operating conditions with a minimum amount of supervision.

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

  • Maintains work area and equipment in a clean and orderly condition.

  • Clears jams in equipment and conveying systems and assists with general lubrication of machines

  • Reports unusual events, accidents, damage, and emergencies immediately to supervisor.

  • Additional related duties as required or others as assigned by supervisor.

Job Requirements:

Education: High School diploma or equivalentRequired Skills: Read, write and comprehend at a high school level. Ability to follow instructions and be a team player. Must be reliable and safety-oriented.Preferred Skills: Previous experience in a manufacturing environment is a plus.

Physical requirements: Must be able to pull, push, bend, climb and lift up to 50 pounds occasionally.

Requisition ID: 11038