Machine Operator Floater
North Smithfield, RI US
Posted 21 days ago
Job Description
Job Title
Machine Operator Floater
Job Type
High School
North Smithfield, RI 2876 US (Primary)
Career Level
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Manufacturing and Production
Date Needed By
Shift Type
Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY: This position is responsible for performing power assisted assembly operations on high speed lining machines and monitoring production runs/orders through the molding machines, checking for quality, and maintaining a clean work area throughout the facility.


Utilizes a variety of instruments such as calipers, air hoses, and picks.

Operates power-assisted machinery to assemble components (caps, lining and spouts).

Visually inspects parts/assemblies for defects.

Properly marks all scrap boxes.

Responsible for changing lining rolls when empty or the job order changes.

Attends up to five presses based on production schedules and manufacturing requirements.

Operate and monitor grinders and presses ensuring the product is manufactured in accordance with specifications, schedules and deadlines.

Hygrade molded product for defects and perform quality checks.

Grinds runners and checks cappers for runners.

Cleans tracks, bowls, conveyors and upright conveyors as necessary.

Ensures rejected and accepted product is separated.

Maintains a neat and orderly work area, keeping walkways and aisles clear ensuring a safe work environment.

Job Requirements
  • HS diploma or GED
  • 2 years machine operating experience preferably in high speed assembly and injection molding machines.
  • Ability to take instruction both verbally and in writing.
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to lift/carry up to 50lbs.

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
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
2+ years
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