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Silgan Operator Assistant in Union, Missouri

Silgan Plastic Food Containers is the world’s leading supplier of high-barrier plastic packaging for long shelf-life, ambient, microwaveable, convenience foods. We have a majority market share in the U.S. and export to over 18 countries around the globe.

The Operator Assistant is responsible for packing product on production lines according to instructions and/or customer specifications. The successful candidate should be detailed-oriented, willing to learn and work in a clean, fast paced production environment.

Job Requirements:

  • Quality Inspection

  • Package work in process and finished product from Rotary Thermal Forming and/or printing lines

  • Run the scoring machine

  • Report any non-conformances noted during packing to the Machine Operator

  • Rework non-conforming product in accordance with documented work instructions

  • Follow safety guidelines and procedures

  • Minimum of high school diploma or equivalent


  • Ability to work in various weather conditions including the heat

  • Repetitive bending from the upright position to approximately a 35 degree angle

  • Must be able to lift up to 40 pounds on a regular basis which requires bending and stooping


  • 3 day weekend every other week

  • 5 paid breaks during 12 hour shift

  • Voluntary overtime

Requisition ID: 10834