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Silgan Containers Corporation Litho Pressman 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 $28.37/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.

  • Services, sets up, operates, maintains, adjusts, makes size changes and wash-ups, and directs the operation of the feeders, presses, coaters, ovens, stackers and other line equipment. Performs these duties to maintain maximum production efficiency and product quality. Checks product made and operation of equipment for any deviation from standard and makes necessary adjustments.

  • Maintains storage of, obtains, and properly mixes to standard all lithographic materials and other coating materials used.

  • Requires supervisory assistance only in unusual quality or operating problems and has full responsibility for the quality of the product and line efficiency restricted only by the scope of the assignments.

  • Diagnoses mechanical and quality problems, determines necessary repairs and restores defective equipment to service with minimum spoilage and delay.

  • Cooperates with inspectors to ensure quality product.

  • Directs, and is responsible for the maintaining of production reports.

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

  • Performs related work assignments as required, including relief work.

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

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

Job Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or G.E.D.

  • Technical/Vocational School degree preferred

  • Skilled in the use of hand and power tools, micrometers, dial indicators, vernier calipers, can micrometers and other precision measuring instruments, gages and tools used on the job.

  • Ability to read and comprehend blueprints, drawings, handbooks, specifications, equipment manuals, parts lists and other written material as associated with the job.

  • Has or will provide all hand tools associated with the job.

  • Meets minimum standard on company designated color perception tests.

Required to lift up to 50 lbs. on occasion. Exposure to noise over 85 dB, noise, dirt, cold, and heat. Must be able to stand, bend, squat, reach, and climb.

Requisition ID: 11041