Silgan Containers

Burlington, IA


$3000 sign-on bonus

Starting wage is $25.84 per hour

8 hours guaranteed overtime every 2 weeks. Only work 50% of the year.

What we offer you:

  • Starting pay is $25.84 per hour plus shift differential

  • Only work84 hours every two weeks but earn76 hours of straight pay and 8 hours of guaranteed overtime every two weeks

  • Quarterly bonus

  • Performance evaluations and pay increases given every 6 months for the first two years

  • Comprehensive benefits package, including medical & prescription, dental, vision,life & AD&D insurance, short & long-term disability coverage, 401k with a 3% match, HSA after 30 days

  • Add-on benefits include pet insurance, MSK programs (Hinge Health and Regenexx) telemedicine, Livongo for diabetes and hypertension, and more

  • Start using your 2 weeks of vacation after 90 days

  • 10 paid holidays

  • We invest in you with on the job training, classes, and tuition reimbursement as needed

  • Tools are company provided for every new hire

  • Company paid uniform, prescription safety glasses, and customized earplugs

  • Steel toed boots not required

  • 33% of our salaried staff have been promoted from within

  • We care about your safety, which means we do what’s needed to protect our employees and that’s reflected in our “Drive to Zero Injuries” initiative results.

  • Burlington is one of Silgan’s newest facilities, built with energy efficiency in mind.

Your schedule:

  • Non-floating schedule: will NOTrotate between days and nights

  • Train on the 1st shift from 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM; after training is completed you will work the night shift from 6:00 PM to 6:00 AM

  • Work 2-2-3 schedule: You will work 2 days, then get 2 rest days, followed by 3 days of work, and get every other weekend off

What you’ll do:

  • Assist with the installation, launch, and qualification of our newest can-making machines

  • Troubleshoot, maintain, repair, and modify all mechanical systems

  • Use precision measuring tools and work with close tolerances up to .0010

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

We need you to have:

  • High school diploma, GED, or equivalency

  • Strong mechanical knowledge

  • A desire to operate and maintain Silgan's can lines by performing and documenting quality checks and measurements

Who we are:

  • America's largest metal food packaging producer.

  • A company that strives toward sustainability by reducing our carbon footprint, selecting like-minded suppliers, and providing recyclable products.