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Silgan Trainer - Assembly in Winfield, Kansas

SUMMARY: As a member of the training team, you will provide the knowledge and tools needed to be successful while on the job. Consistency in training will be achieved by utilizing departmental training documents as well as ones professional development skills. As a role model to your department, exhibiting high performance behaviors such as accountability, teamwork, initiative, dependability, communications skills, and being proactive in addressing issues will be the key to your success. This position plays a major role in creating a positive work experience and culture for all associates.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Provide thorough and effective on the job training to new associates as assigned.

  • Ensure training is in compliance with the designed training program, ISO documentation and provided training resources.

  • Effectively communicate with supervisors, team leads, management and associates at all levels of the organization.

  • Have complete knowledge of policies, products, defects, and procedures within your department.

  • Evaluate effectiveness of training throughout the process.

  • Ability to work with all employees in a professional and respectful manner.

  • Providing consistent, honest and direct feedback to those training and those involved in the training process through on-going communication and documentation.

  • Participate in training and activities for professional development as a trainer and apply these skills during the training process.

  • Participate in cross-training current associates as needed.

  • Create a culture of safety throughout the training process.

  • Must follow all work rules and policies.

QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • 1+ years’ training experience desired.

  • Extensive knowledge of key results, products, defects, machine types, safety standards, policies and procedures.

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule which may include evenings, nights or weekends.


Must be able to operate computer, including simple keyboarding, using a mouse, and opening and closing computer applications. Proficient in writing/sending emails and Microsoft Office would be a plus. Those willing to learn will also be considered.


Exceptional communication skills, both verbal and written. Have an interest in helping new associates succeed in their role and seek feedback. Able to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operational instructions, and department specific manuals. Must be able to speak effectively in front of multiple associates as well as peers while training. Maintain timely feedback via written or verbal interactions with managers, supervisors, and staffing agency at all times.


Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio and percentage.


Exceptional organizational, planning, communication, and time management skills required. Recognizes opportunity for improvement within their department and works diligently to find a resolution without assistance. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Requisition ID: 12160