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Operations Manager

Silgan Dispensing Systems
Thomaston, CT
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

About Silgan Dispensing

Silgan Dispensing Systems is a growing global company with operations in over 10 countries where we develop dispensing solutions for iconic brands in the beauty, fragrance, personal care, home, and healthcare markets. The dispensers we manufacture can be found on some of your favorite products. When you spray your kitchen counter, wash your hair, or put on your favorite perfume there’s a good chance you’re using a sprayer, pump, or closure we make!! We help brands enhance peoples’ lives through our innovative solutions that make dispensing easier, more comfortable, and more sustainable.

At Silgan Dispensing, you can expect an open, safe, and welcoming workplace with team members who are committed to our values. We are customer-oriented, innovative, driven to excel, respectful, inclusive, and sustainably focused. We are guided by our belief that we do our best work when we work as One Team.

Career Opportunity:

Silgan Dispensing Systems is searching for an Environmental, Health & Safety Specialist

to be

responsible for coordinating the activities associated with Safety at our Thomaston site. This includes internal and external contact including maintaining and distributing reports to supervisors, managers, Silgan Leadership, customers and outside agencies (e.g. OSHA) and conducting investigations to root cause and training.

How you will impact Silgan Dispensing Systems:

Health & Safety

  • Oversees the coordination and/or delivery of safety training.

  • Develops, recommends, and implements new safety programs as needed.

  • Performs, tracks, reports, and analyzes safety/hazard recognition observations & engagement forms.

  • Follows incidences of non-compliance through investigation to root cause as well as identifying corrective/preventative actions.

  • Coordinates the activities of the Safety Committee and participates in the facilitation of sub-committees.

  • Conducts monthly communications meetings.

  • Maintains and trains for PPE, first aid, CPR, AED and blood pathogen programs.

  • Update and control safety bulletin board and messaging system.

  • Updates online safety systems with near misses, first aids, recordable injuries; does OSHA logs

  • Tracks all daily, weekly, monthly, and annual equipment/department checks for completion.

  • Assumes all other duties as requested.


  • Manages Chemical Control program. Maintains chemical control reporting. Reviews SDS sheets and recommends use, labeling, training and appropriate PPE.

  • Manages Emergency Preparedness and Response Program. Functions as the On-Site Incident Commander.

  • Responsible for all state and federal reporting requirements.

  • Managers Spill Prevention Control & Countermeasure Plan


What you need to succeed:

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.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Occupational Safety and Health or a related field.

  • 1-4 years related experience

  • Equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered

  • Environmental certification or experience desirable but not required.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills. Able to speak effectively to groups of employees, contractors, and inspectors.

  • Ability to create spreadsheets, charts/graphs, and interpret/analyze results.

  • Demonstrates ability to solve problems.

  • Has experience leading/facilitating groups and teams.


Competitive 401k matching

Health, dental, short-term disability and life insurance

Optional suite of additional benefits at reduced prices

Paid vacation days and holidays from the start.


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.


You should be proficient in:

  • High-level Operations Analysis

Silgan Dispensing Systems


60 Electric Ave

Thomaston, CT
06787 USA