Silgan Manufacturing Engineer - Mechanical in OCONOMOWOC, Wisconsin

Silgan Containers is seeking a talented Manufacturing Engineer with extensive engineering or design background in converted ends - steel and/or aluminum to support highly integrated production facilities. This position supports multiple manufacturing facilities across the United States. On rare occasions, the successful candidate must be willing to travel overseas to visit OEM suppliers and participate in new equipment buyoffs. In this role the Manufacturing Engineer can expect to be challenged on a regular basis to find new and creative solutions to complex issues while supporting multiple production facilities. Additionally, this position interacts with larger groups, but must also work independently. This role requires time out of the office on a regular basis to support various manufacturing facilities. This position will be based out of Oconomowoc, WI however; we will consider other geographic areas that are in close proximity of other Silgan facilities.

Job Requirements:

The Essential Job Functions:

  • Provide assistance to manufacturing plants to identify and solve production problems that negatively impact product quality and/or throughput

  • Provide leadership and technological expertise in quick tops and other areas to achieve corporate objectives within the manufacturing/vendor environments

  • Direct major equipment overhauls and audits

  • Work to mentor and share expertise with co-workers

  • Conduct training sessions for supervisors and mechanics on equipment operation and set up

  • Works with suppliers to specify, develop, and debug new products, production equipment and manufacturing lines as required to produce products so that Silgan can meet or exceed customer performance requirements

  • Contribute to design and modification of complex tooling required to produce new and innovative products

  • Conduct equipment buyoffs to insure capability, efficiencies, and product specifications are met

  • Identify safety hazards with equipment design and operation at OEM and plant levels

  • Provide technical interface and support to various internal departments as a critical team member to accomplish special project objectives

  • Travel on a regular basis to production facilities and equipment vendors as required to accomplish the tasks noted above

Education and Experience:

  • BS in Mechanical / Manufacturing Engineering or comparable Easy Open end experience

  • Extensive manufacturing, mechanical, or machinist experience in the can manufacturing or like industry will be considered in lieu of degree work

  • Minimum of three (3) years of Easy Open end experience

Requisition ID: 9636