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Silgan Design Engineer - Mechanical in Union, Missouri

Major Responsibilies

  • Design, develop, and trial prototype/production tooling for new products and improvements to existing products

  • Specify system components or direct modification of products to ensure conformance of plastic containers with engineering design and performance specifications

  • Research, design, evaluate, and oversee installation of mechanical products, equipment, systems and processes to meet requirements

  • Investigate materials, equipment and process failures then make recommendations to eliminate product defect, machine or system malfunctions

  • Utilize computer-aided design software such as AutoCad/Solidworks/ProE

  • Conduct research that tests and analyzes the feasibility, design, operation and performance of plastic materials, processing equipment, components and systems

  • Design test control apparatus/equipment and develop procedures for testing products

  • Performs training needs analysis, development and implementation of necessary training programs, and maintenance of required training records

  • Coordinates and facilitates employee problem solving teams

  • Administers Company policies and procedures, as required

Any other duties as needed or assigned by Product Development Manager

Job Requirements:

EDUCATION: Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering or Engineering Technology


  • 3-5 years of on the job engineering experience preferred

  • Machine design experience relating to manufacturing equipment

  • High speed production lines using precision tooling preferred

Requisition ID: 10204