SILGAN CONTAINERS MFG CORP Mechanic in BURLINGTON, Iowa

Job TitleMechanicJob TypeFull-timeEducationHigh SchoolLocationBURLINGTON, IA 52601 US (Primary)Career LevelExperienced (Non-Manager)CategoryMachine Operation, Manufacturing and ProductionDate Needed ByShift Type12 Hour Night ShiftTravelNoneJob DescriptionPosition Summary:This position works under limited supervisor and 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 propertyAll other duties as assigned by supervisorJob RequirementsEDUCATION: High School Diploma or equivalent. Two-year trade school preferred without minimum manufacturing experience.EXPERIENCE:Five years mechanical manufacturing experience preferred.REQUIRED SKILLS:Mechanical Aptitude, proficient with all tools of the trade, 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 (up to 12-hours a day). Ability to push, pull, bend, climb, walk, and lift on a continuous basis (up to 12-hours a day). 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.WORK ENVIRONMENT:High noise levels, vibrations, varying atmospheric conditions and temperatures, hazardous chemicalsLIMITATIONS AND DISCLAIMERThe 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 disabili