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Silgan Containers Company Information

Silgan Containers Overview

Most people don’t give much thought to the packages in which their food arrives. Silgan Containers, however, knows that food packaging is a big deal. This company is the leading provider of metal food packaging in the United States.

Silgan Containers did not officially become a company until 1987, but their can making experience goes back much further than that. They bought their first can factory from Carnation Company, which had been manufacturing cans since 1899.

Today, Silgan Containers has locations throughout the United States. Those locations include their corporate headquarters in Woodland Hills, California, five sales offices with one on the west coast, one on the east coast, and three in the northern Midwest, and almost thirty manufacturing plants. They also operate a technology center in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin.

Silgan Containers is a large machine that employees thousands of people across the country.

Silgan Containers Job Opportunities

One of the highlights among Silgan Containers job opportunities is the Production Management Development Program that trains talented individuals to oversee operations at one of the company’s can manufacturing locations. The program lasts for two years and has a strong focus on leadership skills. Candidates must demonstrate mechanical and engineering knowhow.

Silgan Containers employs a diverse workforce that help its various departments run smoothly. They need marketers and salespeople to spread the word about their products, machinists and electricians to keep the factories running at optimum efficiency, financial experts to keep the books looking good and other office employees to help the company stay organized at every level.

Silgan Containers Work Culture

As it says on the company website, Silgan Containers’ goal is "to be best in class." That goal encompasses not only how they interact with customers but also how they treat employees. The result is a positive work culture that promotes career and personal growth. They say, "our work ethic is simple — respect your employees and reward accomplishments accordingly."

They promote strong business ethics, and Silgan’s leadership strives to uphold those ethics by giving employees generous benefits and compensation. Full-time employees may qualify for perks that include health, dental and vision coverage. A retirement plan, relocation benefits and life insurance are also open to some employees.

People who work for Silgan Containers have the opportunity to help out their local communities. The company supports the United Way and other charities. Many of their employees choose to get personally involved in lending a hand to those who need it most.


51 Silgan Containers jobs found on Monster.

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Silgan Containers Corporation New Castle, PA, 16105
Essential Functions Establishes optimum molding processes through machine, mold and process capability studies. Assumes a leadership role in improving productivity and reducing scrap. Assists in the selection and qualification of new thermoplastic materials and suppliers. Establishes process controls and maintaining certified molding processes. Uses Design of Experiments to troubleshoot and op...
Silgan Containers Corporation Rochelle, IL, 61068
Responsible for operating semi-automatic end-bagger machine (SACB) or rollover station. The SACB packages the food can lids into paper sleeves (bags) by automatically inserting the correct quantity of lids into the bag. The End Packer's main function is to remove the filled bags from the machine at waist level, fold over the flap, and stack the bag on a pallet layer at waist level. Each paper bag ...
Silgan Containers Corporation Menomonee Falls, WI, 53051
Maintain coater line machinery and run production of such equipment within the plant's quality policy and to customer specifications. Responsible and accountable for proper operation and maintenance of coater lines, including set-ups, maintenance, adjustments, change-over’s and wash-ups. The mechanic has full responsibility for the quality of his product and line efficiency and requires supervis...
Silgan Containers Corporation Lyons, NY, 14489
A: Job qualification Requirements 1. High school graduate or equivalent. 2. Attain satisfactory score on job related tests. 3. Familiar with the use of hand and power tools used on the job. 4. Ability to read and comprehend blue prints and drawings ,hand books, specifications, equipment manuals, parts lists and other written material associated with the job within a reasonable time. 5. Posse...
Silgan Containers Corporation Waukegan, IL, 60085
Create concepts and design new and improved field equipment to meet customers' needs. Improve performance of existing design. Evaluate and implement engineering change requests related to field equipment, create and maintain bills of material, provide technical assistance to our production plants and vendors. REQUIRED: Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field. Minimum five (...
Silgan Containers Corporation Woodland Hills, CA, 91367
Position Summary We are seeking a dynamic, sophisticated, strategic, innovative, experienced executive sales administrative assistant to support our Senior VP of Sales & Marketing and VP of Sales. The ideal candidate should possess excellent organization, communication, and written skills with attention to detail and accuracy. Problem solving, excellent judgment, confidentiality, decision making,...
Silgan Containers Corporation Saint Joseph, MO, 64504
Position Summary: The Silgan Containers Management Trainee position and the Silgan Containers Production Management Development Program (PMDP) will train highly motivated & qualified individuals to assume Plant Supervisor or higher Management levels/positions within the organization. The position requires solid technical & mechanical aptitudes. The position will also require strong communication ...
Silgan Containers Corporation Lancaster, SC, 29720
Lancaster SC manufacturing company is expanding. Great opportunity for an experienced Plant Electrician to get in on the ground floor. Competitive wages and benefit package. The ideal candidate will possess 5+ years as an electrician in a process manufacturing environment. Journeyman level experience preferred, but not required. Job Requirements: * Experience in mechanical and electrical mainte...
Silgan Containers Corporation New Castle, PA, 16105
Basic Purpose Operate machinery in accordance with established standards. Monitor and evaluate machine operation to ensure that all product manufactured is of the highest quality and meets customer expectations. Essential Functions Prepare production paperwork for machine start-up and operation. Monitor machine operation to ensure parts are collected into storage boxes and are counted correctl...
Silgan Containers Corporation Edison, NJ, 08817
Position Summary: Operates any and all palletizer and depalletizers in the plant. Performs assigned quality checks, rework, housekeeping, assigned SOPs, daily paperwork and any task assigned by management. Essential Job Functions (listing most important first) - Operates manufacturing equipment effectively and efficiently to keep production lines at maximum productivity. - Continuously monitors...
Silgan Containers Corporation Savage, MN, 55378
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...
Silgan Containers Corporation Modesto, CA, 95354
Essential Job Functions: Service, operate, maintain, overhaul and monitor sheet feeder, presses, compound liners, elevators, conveyors, compound system, and such other pieces of quipment as assigned. Responsible for production of standard quality ends as defined in our quality standards. Perform inspection procedures at the scheduled intervals, enter the corresponding data into a Windows based ...
Silgan Containers Corporation Lancaster, SC, 29720
Lancaster, SC manufacturing company is expanding. Great opportunities for Production Mechanics to get in on the ground floor. Competitive wage and benefit package. Job responsibilites will be: 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 produ...
Silgan Containers Corporation Napoleon, OH, 43545
Perform at an entry level of skill and proficiency, all basic development, installation and maintenance work within the department assigned. Job Duties: Under close supervision and guidance perform basic installation and maintenance work. Monitor can quality and assure that the two piece can line is producing the highest quality can possible. Perform basic development, installation and mainten...
Silgan Containers Corporation Champaign, IL, 61822
Molding Technicians are responsible for dimensional data collection and input to production system, quality inspections of closures, and completing appropriate documentation. Molding Technicians will start each shift by completing the daily safety check sheets and reviewing the schedule to verify the production plan, determining all material changes necessary. They will perform color changes when...
Silgan Containers Corporation Athens, GA, 30601
Manage the Plant Quality and Food Safety programs. Manage Plant Continuous Improvement activities and SPC. Audit all departments to insure adequate and proper quality safeguards are in place. Make decisions regarding disposition of non-standard product and use troubleshooting tools to solve quality problems in the Plant and at customer locations. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in Qual...
Silgan Containers Corporation Oconomowoc, WI, 53066
This job description is general in nature and its primary purpose is to provide a general guideline for the parties involved. Management reserves the rights to change any portions, or make any necessary additions to this job description as deemed necessary in order meet manufacturing standards. JOB DESCRIPTION Due to the prospect of performing several different jobs functions per day, the succes...
Silgan Containers Corporation Athens, GA, 30601
Supervise the production and safety in the manufacturing of closures to assure quality and consistency. Meet or exceed safety requirements, production, efficiency, cost savings, product safety, scrap control and administrative functions. REQUIRED: High School diploma. Strong computer skills. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Well- rounded background, with exposure to various cultur...
Silgan Containers Corporation Waukegan, IL, 60085
JOB SUMMARY Work with Silgan resources to ensure complete and responsive technical service for Silgan Vision customers, commonly providing technical support directly to customers, on-site. Activities include: vision system installations, integrations and start ups; troubleshooting of vision systems at customer sites; training of customers; technical and equipment phone support for customer and ot...
Silgan Containers Corporation Lafayette, IN, 47901
Silgan Containers, the largest metal food can supplier in North America. We supply Americas leading food brands with convenience packaging that has proven to meet consumer needs and build brand sales and share, profitably. Our reputation has been built on a foundation of quality. With meticulous attention to detail in the services provided as well as in packaging products, we continue to inspire ...

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