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Silgan OpTech I in Thomaston, Connecticut


  • Responsible for the safe, efficient completion of the assembly process in a high quality and repeatable manner

  • Perform duties to complete a wide variety of complicated machine set ups (such as dip tube changes, mechanical parts change)

  • Perform quality checks/audits during a production run through visual inspection and aligned with the quality plan

  • Measure, examine and test assembly units to detect malfunctions or out of tolerance conditions. Adjust machine or fixtures as necessary.

  • Perform preventive maintenance on Assembly machines to maintain production equipment and reduce downtime.

  • Identify efficiency improvement, cost savings and quality improvement opportunities.

  • Participate in EH&S reviews

  • Assist with CI activities as needed: root cause analysis and corrective actions

  • Maintain accurate documentation of quality inspection results and production results

  • Ensure outgoing products follow required specifications

Escalates identified safety, quality, performance issues as may be needed.

Job Requirements:

Education/ Previous Experience:

  • Basic shop math/computer skills

  • Basic machine troubleshooting skills/ability to solve mechanical issues

  • Willingness to assist other cross-functional groups based on needs

  • Ability to work independently and be proactive

  • Ability to analyze, interpret and report data based on machine performance.

  • Min of high school diploma or GED preferred.

  • Ability to learn, grow and adapt to changing business needs.

Physical Requirements:

  • Frequently required to lift and or move weights up to 35 lbs.

  • Use of Personal protective equipment on the production floor (PPE)

Physical requirements include but not limited to sitting, standing, climbing, walking, lifting, carrying, pulling, pushing, stooping, crouching, color determination and grasping.

Requisition ID: 11290