Mechanic - Industrial

Silgan Containers Corporation Sacramento, CA
Silgan Containers is deeply committed to quality of products and services and to its people. We are on the leading edge, out-in-front of the competition and invite seasoned professionals to explore unparalleled career opportunities with us. We offer a competitive benefits and compensation package, training, professional development programs, and a success growth path across multiple locations in the U.S.A.

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

Position Summary:

This position has the responsibility to repair, maintain, adjust and set up all equipment in a fast-paced manufacturing environment.

Essential Job Functions:

* Adhere to all safety regulations, guidelines, JSA's, policies, procedures and or directives. Employ safe work habits at all times. Report any hazards to supervision without delay.

* Maintenance of various pieces of equipment used in the manufacture of food containers, as directed by supervisor and in accordance with operating manuals, bulletins and/or Silgan best practices. Maintenance ranges from routine Daily, Weekly, Monthly PM's to complete overhauls.

* Use mechanical knowledge and troubleshooting skills to adjust, repair, and replace parts and rebuild production equipment.

* Perform all required quality checks to ensure product standards and customer expectations are never compromised.

* Set up and maintain production equipment to meet customer specifications.

* Operate mobile equipment, including forklift trucks, lifts, and booms to assist with all production work.

* Use good housekeeping practices in all areas of the facility and continually employ methods that drive the elimination of waste.

* Exercises proper care and protection of company property.

* All other duties as assigned by Supervisor.

Job Requirements

EDUCATION: High School Diploma or Equivalent, previous manufacturing experience preferred.

EXPERIENCE: Two+ years mechanical manufacturing experience.

REQUIRED SKILLS: Mechanical Aptitude, proficient with all tools of the trade, some ability to read blueprints and drawings, handbook specifications, equipment manuals, parts lists and other material related to the trade.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Ability to kneel, stoop, crawl, squat and stand for extended periods of time while performing job duties. Ability to push, pull, bend, climb, walk, and lift on a continuous basis. Be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds overhead on an occasional basis. Possess excellent hand-eye coordination, adequate dexterity and strength in order to maintain and operate equipment. Ability to distinguish through the use of audio, visual, olfactory, and tactile senses when the equipment is properly operating. Required to wear personal protection equipment as required.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: High noise levels, vibrations, varying atmospheric conditions and temperatures, hazardous chemicals


The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position.

All job requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or other employees.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor in compliance with Federal and State Laws.

Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the employee must possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Continued employment remains on an "at-will" basis.

Silgan is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, or the presence of a disability, which would not prevent the performance of essential job duties with, or without reasonable accommodation of any other protective status.

Silgan is a drug-free workplace.