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Silgan Containers

Silgan Containers

St Joseph, MO, USA
Posted on Saturday, January 13, 2024

Starting pay is $28.32 per hour plus $1.30 shift differential

Schedule is 5-2-2-5

12-hour shifts, rotating Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

What we offer you:

  • Starting pay is $28.32 per hour plus $1.30 shift differential

  • Opportunities for overtime

  • Comprehensive benefits package, including medical & prescription, dental, vision, life insurance, short & long-term disability coverage

  • Add-on benefits include pet insurance, MSK programs (Hinge Health and Regenexx) telemedicine, Livongo for diabetes and hypertension, and more

  • Earn up to 2 weeks of vacation after your probationary period

  • 10 paid holidays

  • 401K retirement savings plan with company contribution

  • We invest in you with on the job training, classes, and tuition reimbursement as needed

  • We care about your safety, which means we do what’s needed to protect our employees and that’s reflected in our “Drive to Zero Injuries” initiative results

  • St. Joe recently hosted the Department of Energy to identify energy savings projects

What you’ll do:

  • Utilize your mechanical knowledge in maintaining a high-speed industrial can manufacturing line

  • Troubleshoot, maintain, repair, and modify all industrial mechanical systems

  • Use precision measuring tools and work with close tolerances up to .0010

  • Work with management to improve work area, safety, quality, cost, and productivity

We need you to have:

  • High school diploma, GED, or equivalency

  • Strong mechanical knowledge

  • A desire to operate and maintain Silgan's can lines by performing and documenting quality checks and measurements

Who we are:

  • America's largest metal food packaging producer

  • A company that strives toward sustainability by reducing our carbon footprint, selecting like-minded suppliers, and providing recyclable products


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.