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Maintenance Technician - Plastic Injection/Compression Molding

Company: Silgan Containers Corporation
Location: New Castle
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Silgan Closures, New Castle Plant, is a major producer of plastic closures for the water, juice and dairy industry. Silgan is searching for an experienced energetic maintenance employee to join their team. Silgan offers 40 hours per week, full benefits after 60 days, 2 weeks vacation from date of hire and a culture that thrives on team work, quality and safety. Basic Purpose Responsible for all machine preventative maintenance and repair to ensure operational efficiency, recognizing, reacting and adjusting machinery independently when needed to maintain machine efficiencies and quality products. Essential Functions * Ability to install, troubleshoot, repair, modify and perform preventative maintenance on all hydraulic systems, electrical units, controls, components, and related wiring with adherence to all safety regulations * Perform work requiring extensive knowledge of electrical schematics, including electronic theory and principles * Recognize and react to process problems in a timely matter to minimize non-conformances * Maintain inventory of critical parts and motors, advising management of purchasing requirements * Moving and installing existing or new equipment * Perform tooling maintenance * Perform preventive/routine maintenance on compressors, fork trucks, oilers, and filters * Ability to repair and troubleshoot 3 phase 480v * Ability to repair and troubleshoot process controls - PLC & instrumentation controls * Accurately use and read a variety of measuring devices * Read and understand blueprints * Operating mobile equipment, including forklift trucks, lifts, and Reports any food safety and quality problems or concerns to the Plant Quality Manager * Performs other designated duties of the quality system as assigned Why consider working for the Closures Division of Silgan? The New Castle Management Team cares about our employees! We reward employees for their extra effort and recognize those who perform well and are dependable. Opportunity exists for those who seek it! * Annual performance reviews and pay increases based on your personal performance and ability.. * Our average years of service at the location is 10 years! * Know your scheduled days to work 6 months or more in advance * The New Castle plant runs operations 7 days a week, 3 shifts. * Training period may be M-F 8AM-4PM. This position will then move to a 12 hour shift rotating schedule averaging 40 hours per week. 7pm-7am or 7am to 7pm. * Extremely clean, safe, temperature controlled working environment. How to be considered for employment * Continue through this entire online process to submit your application. You will receive a confirmation email. * Call our office at 724-658-3004. Follow the initial prompt to be directed to the HR department or enter extension 1988. If you reach voice mail, please leave a detailed message with your contact information and the reason for your call. * Stop in at the main office of our facility at 185 Northgate Circle, New Castle, PA between the hours of 9am and 2pm Monday through Friday. * Send an email to the Human Resource Manager at susan.anderson@silganclosures.com Job Requirements Minimum Qualifications * Knowledge to maintain and troubleshoot process/plant equipment in an injection and/or compression molding facility required * Experience working on Husky, Kraus Maffei and Nissei molding machines preferred * Semi-skilled in: work as machinist, electrician, HVAC technician, welding, plumbing preferred * Ability to read and comprehend blueprints, schematics and drawings, handbooks, specifications, equipment manuals, parts lists and other written materials * Good trouble shooting skills, ability to diagnose and complete repairs in emergencies * Ability to take direction as well as be self-motivated and work alone under high-pressure situations * Flexible to work weekends and overtime as needed * Must possess attention to detail and be able to demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness. * Knowledge of basic computer skills. Physical Requirements * Periods of standing over 2/3 of time spent on the job. * Walking, squatting, stooping, reaching, talking/hearing, and climbing/balancing 1/3 to 2/3 of time spent on the job. * Using hands to finger, handle, or feel over 2/3 of time spent on the job. * Periods of lifting/carrying under 1/3 of time spent on the job with occasional lifting/carrying of up to 50 pounds. * Periods of crouching/crawling/kneeling/bending under 1/3 of time spent on the job. * Vision requirement includes close vision, depth perception, color vision, and ability to adjust focus. Climate Heavy physical activity performing non-strenuous daily activities of a productive/technical nature under general supervision in which occasionally work is checked while in progress and work is reviewed upon completion. Outdoors and indoor shop environment with adequate ventilation and exposure to noise levels at or above 85 decibels, for which Personal Protective Equipment is provided. Production environment contains high voltage electrical devices. Some work spaces may be awkward and/or confining. Periods of working above ground level where the possibility of falling exists (i.e. on ladders or scaffolding at heights above 20 feet) LIMITATIONS AND DISCLAIMER 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. EEO/M/W/Vet/Disability

Keywords: Silgan Containers Corporation, Pittsburgh , Maintenance Technician - Plastic Injection/Compression Molding, Professions , New Castle, Pennsylvania

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