Press Line Mechanic

Employment type: 

  • Full time

Years of experience: 

  • 1 - 2 years


We offer a benefit package after 60 days of employment as well as 401K after 90 days of employment. 11 Paid Holidays


Essential Job Requirements: Must pass Silgan Containers' Press Mechanic Tests. Education: High school or equivalent. Will Consider a 2 year Technical Degree. Required Skills: Mechanical aptitude and proficient with all tools of the trade preferred, but will train qualified candidates with mechanical aptitude having basic knowledge of precision measuring instruments, hand and power tools. Ability to read and comprehend blueprints and drawings, handbook specifications, equipment manuals, parts lists and other written materials associated with the trade. Must be able to work at high levels under stressful situations, dependable and good communication skills. Physical Requirements: Able to stand for prolonged periods of time. Able to work in low and high temperatures. Able to lift up to 50 lbs. Occasional work in confined spaces. Able to bend, twist and kneel. Able to climb steps and ladders.

Days per week: 

Monday - Friday


$18.738 per hour with opportunities for increases within the first year of employment.


Essential Job Functions:

•Services, sets up, operates, maintains, adjusts, make size change overs, and overhauls high speed manufacturing machinery including stamping and forming presses.
•Occasional forklift operation.
•Lubrication, Adjustment, and Maintenance of manufacturing units.
•Runs manufacturing line to maximize production efficiency which includes but not limited to sleeving ends during operator breaks.
•Inspects to ensure that product is produced to current standards.
•Has skills to diagnose mechanical and quality problems, determine necessary repairs and restore defective equipment to service.
•Completes all required documentation related to quality, maintenance and production.
•Maintains working area and equipment in a clean and orderly condition.
•Performs duties with regard to safety to self and other employees while exercising proper care and protection of company property.
•Responsible for quality of finished product coming off the production units.
•Visual inspection of that finished product.
•Professional interaction with all fellow employees at all times.
•All other duties as assigned by management.

Non-Exempt/Full Time


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 Containers 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 Containers is a drug-free workplace.