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Silgan Manufacturing Mechanic in LANCASTER, South Carolina

Silgan Containers is the largest producer of metal food packaging in the United States. Our reputation is based on a foundation of quality, excellence and unsurpassed technical expertise, enabling us to be a dedicated solutions-based partner to our customers. We currently have job opportunities for Industrial Maintenance Mechanics.Job Responsibilities:

  • Services, sets up, operates, maintains, adjusts, makes size change overs, and overhauls high speed manufacturing machinery including stamping and forming presses.

  • Runs manufacturing line to maximize production efficiency.

  • Inspects to insure that product is produced to current standards.

  • Has skills to diagnose mechanical and quality problems, determine necessary repairs and restore defective equipment to service.

  • Effectively directs trainees, helpers, and other assigned employees.

  • Prepares and maintains reports and records in relation to production, quality, efficiency and maintenance.

  • Performs duties with regard to safety of self and other employees while exercising proper care and protection of company property.

Shift / Schedule:

  • Train on days, then will be working night shift

  • 2-2-3 schedule (12-hour shifts)

Job Requirements:

  • Strong Mechanical Aptitude.

  • Experience as a mechanic repairing and troubleshooting mechanical machinery.

  • Ability to read and comprehend blueprints and drawings, handbooks, specifications, equipment manuals, parts list and other written material as associated with the job.

  • Skilled in the use of hand and power tools, micrometers, dials indicators, vernier calipers, can mircorometers, and other precision measuring instruments.

  • Has or will provide a complete set of mechanics hand tools associated with the job.

  • Must pass Silgan Containers Corporation Mechanic test.

  • Technical or Vocational Degree is a plus.


  • Competitive wages and benefits.

  • Medical Insurance, HSA, 401K, Life Insurance, Vacation.

  • Advancement Opportunities. We promote from within.

Requisition ID: 11494