Silgan Press Operator in SAVAGE, Minnesota

Position Summary:

Inspect and pack finished ends as required. Assist adjusters in machine maintenance and in the starting of machinery.

Essential Job Functions (listing most important first)

Inspect finished ends continuously and records the results of this inspection on the required forms.

Sleeve and properly pack the finished ends on the proper skid for the ends being run.

Attach the proper end identification to the finished end packages. Pull out finished skid of ends and position end skid in proper position for packing of ends.

Change loads in Dexter feeder to minimize downtime.

Assist the adjusters in the maintenance of department equipment.

Stop and start department equipment as needed. Safely pull jams as needed.

Maintain good housekeeping in the department and in the work area at all times.

Train press operators under the direction of the shift supervisor.

Clean equipment during scheduled weekly maintenance. Clean liner table and nozzle area during regular shift.

Sweep and mop floor as required.

Observe all rules of safety.

Assist in removing full scrap carts from the presses.

Assist in weekly clean up of presses and liners during scheduled maintenance.

Perform other duties as required by the shift supervisor.

Hazardous waste; Containers and tanks inspections, Labeling of waste tanks or drums, Storage of hazardous waste, Spill reporting and response, Response to fires, explosions, Respond to spills and ground waste contamination, Have knowledge of hazardous waste contingency plan.

Job Requirements:

EDUCATION: High school diploma or GED


REQUIRED SKILLS: None PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Constant bending and reaching, occasional lifting up to 20 pounds.

Non-Exempt / Full-Time / Permanent


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 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.

Requisition ID: 9760