Silgan Palletizer Operator in EDISON, New Jersey

Operates any and all palletizers and depalletizers in the plant. Performs assigned quality checks, rework, housekeeping, assigned SOP's, daily paperwork and any task assigned by management.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Operates manufacturing equipment effectively and efficiently to keep production lines at maximum productivity.

  • Continuously monitors quality of product and follows established protocols when defects are found.

  • Performs rework (can and chipboard) effectively and efficiently to keep Hold inventory at minimum levels.

  • Completes all required documents for purposes of tractability, production reporting and quality requirements.

  • Work with management to improve work area, safety, quality, cost and productivity.

  • Other duties as assigned by management.

Job Requirements:

EDUCATION: High School Diploma or Equivalent

EXPERIENCE: Manufacturing work experience preferred.

REQUIRED SKILLS: Able to work at high speeds, multitask, dependable, good written and verbal communication skills, able to work with little supervision.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Good vision capable of seeing defects in high speed applications. Able to work at heights including use of steps. Ability to kneel, stoop, crawl, squat and stand for extended periods of time while performing job duties (up to 12-hours a day). Ability to push, pull, bend, climb, walk, and lift on a continuous basis (up to 12-hours a day). Be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds overhead on an occasional basis. Possess excellent hand-eye coordination, adequate dexterity and strength in order to maintain and operate equipment. Ability to distinguish through the use of audio, visual, olfactory, and tactile senses when the equipment is properly operating. Required to wear personal protection equipment as required. Able to work nights.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: High noise levels, vibrations, varying atmospheric conditions and temperatures, hazardous chemicals.

Requisition ID: 9004