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Apprentice Maintenance Mechanics-1

Anchor Glass Container

Anchor Glass Container

Shakopee, MN, USA
Posted on Wednesday, January 17, 2024

Job Title

Apprentice Maintenance Mechanics-1

About Us:

Anchor Glass Container Corporation, headquartered in Tampa, Florida, is a leading North American manufacturer of premium glass containers with six, strategically located production facilities throughout the US. Founded in 1983, Anchor serves many of the most iconic and recognizable consumer packaging brands in the beer, beverage, spirits and food industries. Anchor Glass Container Corporation strives to exceed customer expectations through unrelenting attention to detail. What we do goes beyond glass making. We find incredible meaning in all the small things that create enriching experiences for customers and consumers alike. Everything we do – creating, customizing, shipping, collaborating – we do with the customer’s best interests in mind. Each solution is the result of a thousand-and-one details coming together in brilliant succession, thanks to our team of experts that do whatever it takes to make life easier and more enjoyable for our customers. With over 2,000 US-based team members, Anchor Glass has the size and scale to service all of your glass packaging needs, without the complexity and bureaucracy associated with larger suppliers. Excellence is in the details!

Job Summary

Anchor Glass Container, a leading manufacturer of glass containers, is offering an excellent opportunity at the Shakopee, Minnesota plant for individuals who have a strong interest in pursuing an industrial maintenance career in a manufacturing environment. The position requires the ability to troubleshoot and repair electronic, electrical, mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic problems, and ability to diagnose and fix issues dealing with chains, belts, rollers, conveyors, palletizers, and inspection equipment.


Individuals will be trained Monday-Friday 7am-3pm and then assigned to a crew to work rotating shifts. Rotating shift work involves working 7 consecutive days of an 8am-4pm shift followed by 3 days off, then working 7 consecutive days of a 12mid-8am shift followed by 2 days off and then working 7 consecutive days of a 4pm-12mid shift followed by two days off and then starting back on the 8-4 shift. This amounts to working 21 days with 7 days off in a 28-day cycle.

The apprenticeship is an 8,000 hour program and is governed by federally approved national standards. Those who are hired will be required to complete a minimum of 144 hours of approved classroom training each twelve months. Classroom training is through local technical schools. These classes are taken during your non-working hours, and you are not paid while attending. All courses, textbooks and fees will be paid at 100% by Anchor Glass Container.

Anchor Glass Container offers a competitive wage and an extensive benefit package that includes a comprehensive insurance program, retirement plan, 401K plan, paid holidays and vacation, and retiree health care benefits provided by a third party.

Individuals submitting a resume must have either a high school diploma or a GED.

A drug test, background check and pre-employment physical will be performed.