Senior Equipment Assembler
Waukegan, IL US
Posted 27 days ago
Job Description
Job Title
Senior Equipment Assembler
Job Type
High School
WAUKEGAN, IL 60085 US (Primary)
Career Level
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Manufacturing and Production
Date Needed By
Shift Type
First Shift
Job Description

Builds sub-assemblies from piece parts. Builds new machines and rebuilds existing machines from sub-assemblies made from blueprints, verbal, and/or written instructions.

Essential Functions

  • Assembles machine parts at close tolerances from blueprint instructions
  • Ensures that all parts are available for sub-assembly by checking parts in boxes against bill of material
  • Works with Engineering Department to determine that blueprints and spec sheets are correct
  • Gathers hardware including nuts, bolts, and screws for assembly
  • Drills or saws parts when necessary
  • Assists in moving machinery using a chain hoist, electric lift truck, or hand dolly truck
  • Additional duties as assigned by supervisor
Job Requirements


  • Previous mechanical experience such as production mechanic, auto mechanic, machine shop experience, or hands-on machine shop classes
  • Must successfully complete one blueprint reading class and one shop math class
  • Must have ability to use precision measuring tools (Micrometer, Vernier)
  • Must be able to read and write English
  • Must have good communication skills
  • Must pass Company-administered Mechanical Test

The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position.

All job requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or other employees.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor in compliance with Federal and State Laws.

Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the employee must possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Continued employment remains on an "at-will" basis.

Silgan is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, or the presence of a disability, which would not prevent the performance of essential job duties with, or without reasonable accommodation of any other protective status.

Silgan is a drug-free workplace.



Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Work Hours (i.e. shift)
First Shift
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
 This company is a Federal Contractor
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