Machine Operator - Union, MO

 

Silgan Plastic Food Containers is the world’s leading supplier of high-barrier plastic packaging for long shelf-life, ambient, microwaveable, convenience foods.  We have a majority market share in the U.S. and export to over 18 countries around the globe.

 

The Machine Operator is responsible for running Rotary Thermal Forming, Print, and Scoring lines.  The successful candidate will ensure that operations are consistent with the requirements of the Quality System and internal and external customer specifications, and assist with material handling as needed.

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Coordinates the efforts of the work team on an assigned line

  • Ensures that quality requirements are met

  • Performs all assigned tasks according to work instructions

  • Ensures effective communication with the team and production department

  • Controls production as defined in work instructions

  • Assists supervisor with material handling

  • Conducts duties in accordance with plant safety policies and procedures

  • Successful completion of all required training modules for Operator Assistant, Material Handler, QA/QC and Operator

  • Minimum of high school diploma or equivalent

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to work in various weather conditions including the heat
  • Repetitive bending from the upright position to approximately a 35 degree angle
  • Must be able to lift up to 40 pounds on a regular basis, which requires bending and stooping

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

  • 3 day weekend every other week
  • 5 paid breaks during 12 hour shift
  • Voluntary overtime
  • Comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision and life insurance, 401(k) plan with employer match, paid time off, wellness program, tuition reimbursement and more

 You may also submit your resume to: 

Elizabeth.Brinkmann@silganpfc.com