Line Mechanic

SILGAN CONTAINERS is the largest provider of metal food packaging in the United States and we are looking for experienced mechanics to join our team! A great opportunity to join a growing manufacturing plant in Ft. Madison, IA.
Position Summary:
Operates, troubleshoots, repairs, constructs, installs, maintains, overhauls, and adjusts any and all equipment related with production operations. Works with all personnel to help the plant improve and run efficiently.
Essential Job Functions:
Responsible for production of highest quality products in an efficient and safe manner
Extensive mechanical knowledge of any and all production equipment
Performs any and all quality PCPs
Ability to use manuals to learn and master new mechanical components not previously used on your own
Extensive knowledge of mechanical diagrams - able to use to help troubleshoot issues with machines
Maintains work area to expected levels of organization and cleanliness
Completes all required documentation related to quality and maintenance.
Must be able to operate a forklift
Job Requirements
High School or equivalent, strongly prefer trade school or apprentice.
Desire 2+ years of mechanic experience in a manufacturing environment. Prior can-making experience is a plus.
Able to work at high levels under stressful situations, dependable, good communication skills, able to work with little supervision and able to operate forklifts. Must have the ability to work safely in a high-speed manufacturing environment.
Able to stand for prolonged periods of time, able to work in low and high temperatures (20 to 100 degrees), able to lift up to 50 lbs, occasional work in confined spaces, able to bend, twist and kneel, able to work at heights including use of steps and ladders.
Position works rotating 12 hour days, includes nights/weekends.
Exposure to noise, confined spaces, working at heights.
Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.
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.

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