Silgan Press Mechanic in ROCHELLE, Illinois

Essential Job Functions:

Silgan Containers, the largest manufacturer of metal food containers in the United States, has an immediate full time Line Mechanic opening at our Rochelle, Illinois facility.


  • Mechanic is responsible for monitoring, servicing, maintaining, overhaul, and adjustment of the equipment of a high speed metal sheet coating manufacturing plant.

  • Job preparation for Operators

  • Relief of operators.

  • Required paperwork, documentation and various clean up tasks.

  • Additional tasks as assigned

Essential Job Requirements:

  • Mechanical aptitude and comprehension with experience

  • Drill, Tap, Ream knowledge with experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • The successful candidate must be able to work nights and weekends. (additional $0.50 / hour)

  • Previous experience in a manufacturing environment is a plus.

Typically employees work 12 hours per day, either 3 or 4 days per week, depending on the work schedule. Employees may be required to lift, push, or pull up to 50 pounds occasionally.

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.

Benefits include:

  • $24.88 / hour

  • Healthcare Benefits - medical, dental, prescription and vision plans

  • Life Insurance, Pension

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Paid holidays and vacation time

Requisition ID: 9017