Silgan Closures has an immediate opening for a mechanically inclined individual to learn the trade of a Technical Service Technician. From the home base of New Castle, PA, he/she will work with experienced Blow Mold Technicians and assist them with machine rebuilds and troubleshooting in the field. Repair and troubleshoot hydraulic, electrical, mechanical, and pneumatic systems on machines with guidance and training from our experienced technicians.

The apprentice program is intended to grow individuals into a Technical Service Specialist position.

High school diploma or equivalent required. Experience in a mechanical environment with a strong mechanical knowledge and willingness to learn. Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business documents and schematics. Intermediate computer skills including Microsoft Office including Outlook, Word, Excel and routine database activity. Must possess excellent interpersonal communication skills, attention to detail, and be able to demonstrate sound judgment, accuracy and thoroughness. Must be able to travel 90% and self-manage workload and scheduling in busy times.

Physical requirements:

  • Using hands to finger/handle/feel, reaching with hands/arms, climbing/balancing, stooping/kneeling/crouching/crawling, talking and hearing over 2/3 of time spent on the job.

  • Periods of standing 1/3 to 2/3 of time spent on the job.

  • Walking and sitting under 1/3 of time spent on the job.

  • Periods of lifting/carrying up to 10 pounds over 2/3 of time spent on the job with lifting/carrying of up to 25 pounds 1/3 to 2/3 of time spent on the job and lifting/carrying of up to 50 pounds under 1/3 of time spent on the job.

  • Vision requirement includes close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Requisition ID: 9013