Production Supervisor / Manager Trainee - Ft. Madison
Fort Madison, IA 
Posted 16 days ago
Job Description
Position Summary:
The Silgan Containers Management Trainee position and the Silgan Containers Production Management Development Program (PMDP) will train highly motivated & qualified individuals to assume Plant Supervisor or higher Management levels/positions within the organization. The position requires solid technical & mechanical aptitudes.The position will also require strong communication and Leadership skills.
The Silgan Containers PMDP is designed for Management Trainees who are self-motivated individuals that work well with little to no supervision.The position is designed to assimilate both entry-level through mastery-level Management Trainees into the Silgan Manufacturing environment over time.
While the position will not have any immediate subordinates, this candidate will be required to learn, understand, and positively impact 5 Key Plant Control Factors; Safety, Quality, Standard Operating Requirements, Employee Relations and Operational Excellence Tools.

This candidate may be required to relocate.

Essential Job Requirements:
1.Safety- Learn & train personnel.Learn & apply written safety procedures.Observe work areas.Review & learn investigative processes. Learn Safety Procedures/rules
2.Quality- Learn & apply SPC principles & Basic Quality Tools (diagrams, flow/run/control charts, analysis, and etc.)
3. Standard Operating Procedures- Learn & Train in procedures, Learn & maximize productivity throughout, learn & manage equipment, learn factory organization, enforce SOP's, learn & review standard reporting
4.Employee Relations- Develop & mentor employees. Direct & assign work, administer labor contract and compliance. Foster positive workplace. Communicate effectively
5.Operational Excellence (OpEx) - Learn & administer established standards. Inspection of work- force, material usage & production. Analyze reports
High School/Trade School (or relevant work/training experience)
Entry-level (0) to Mastery-level (10 plus) years experience
Required Skills:
Administration, Leadership, Communication, Technical Skill, Influencing Others, Development, Performance Management
Preferred Skills:
Statistical Knowledge, Computer Knowledge, Problem Solving, Visual mechanics (blue prints and descriptions)
Physical Requirements:
Exposure to heat, cold, dust, noise, chemicals, overtime, Shift work, and travel
Physically capable of lifting, flexing, bending, and climbing as necessary to carry out responsibilities including instruction to other employees

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
0 to 10 years
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