Night Shift Machine Operators – Fort Smith, AR: Great benefits and a $1000.00 Sign-on bonus

The Fort Smith plant will be expanding in 2022 so if you are looking for a stable company with advancement opportunities, apply today! 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. market and export to over 18 countries around the globe.  Our customer base includes companies such as Mars Petcare, Campbell’s, Nestle, Princes Foods, Hormel, General Mills, ConAgra, and others.

We are seeking Production Operator Assistants for our Fort Smith, Arkansas facility to pack products on production lines according to instructions and/or customer specifications. Candidates should have stable , verifiable work history, be detail-oriented and willing to learn as the opportunity for growth and promotion to higher paying positions in the plant is exponential.

Major responsibilities

  • Troubleshoots and corrects machine issues
  • Experience working in a fast-paced manufacturing environment
  • Coordinates the efforts of the work team on an assigned line
  • Ensures that quality requirements are met
  • Performs all assigned tasks according to work instructions
  • Ensures effective communication within the work team and production department
  • Controls production as defined in work instructions
  • Responsible for food safety
  • Assists supervisor with material handling
  • Works 12 hour shifts standing on concrete
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds on a regular basis
  • Go up steps periodically throughout the day
  • Able to work in a non-temperature controlled environment
  • Conducts duties in accordance with plant safety policies and procedures
  • Performs other designated duties as assigned
  • Willing to work in a closed campus environment
  • Able to work 12-hour shifts (7pm-7am) with every other weekend off
  • Night shift pays a $1.00 premium

Benefits include:

  • Bonuses: $1000.00 sign-on, Overtime incentives, Quarterly perfect attendance and $1000.00 Employee referral bonus
  • 4 Medical plans, Health Savings account, Prescription program
  • Supplemental insurances: Hospital Indemnity, Accident & Critical Illness
  • Vision coverage with yearly allowance
  • 2 Dental plans
  • Employer paid coverages: Basic Life insurance and Accidental Death & Dismemberment policy, Short & Long-term disability and an Employee Assistance program
  • 401k with an employer match
  • 11 Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacation
  • Pet insurance
  • Auto & home insurance
  • Legal assistance
  • Identity theft protection
  • Safety-prescription eyeglass allowance