CAREERS

Headquartered outside Chicago in Momence, Illinois, Silva International combines the bulk of our organization-processing, quality control, administrative, warehousing, shipping, sales force—in one location. Over our long and successful history, we've stayed focused on what we do best: producing ingredients using the highest possible standards. With more than three decades of experience, we take pride in our reputation as a leader in the marketplace.

Our Open Positions

  • Human Resources Intern

    We are seeking a part-time human resources intern to support the HR team with recruitment, employee engagement, training, timekeeping, clerical and administrative functions. Candidates will need to demonstrate strong interpersonal, organizational, written and communicative skills.

  • Industrial Electrician (New Position)

    We are seeking an experienced electrician to work independently across shifts to troubleshoot, repair electrical and mechanical issues, and be innovative on process improvements; while performing preventative (VFD’s, motors, pumps, generators, etc.) and routine maintenance tasks on plant production machinery, building and equipment.

  • Product Development – Food Scientist

    We are seeking a full-time Food Scientist to provide expertise in planning, designing and implementing research and development of dehydrated vegetable and related ingredients from bench to production, to provide customers with leading edge flavor, texture, nutrition and quality.

  • Production Line Worker

    We are seeking full-time second shift production line workers to process and pack dehydrated vegetables. Candidates will need to uphold food and plant safety practices and procedures. Must be able to lift up to 70 lbs., climb ladders, stairs, etc. and be capable of bending and being on your feet for extended periods.

  • Production Scheduler

    We are seeking a full-time production scheduler to efficiently schedule production rooms to ensure high customer order fill rate. Responsibilities include product BOM maintenance, raw material allocation, SOP maintenance, and closing productions in ERP system while working closely with Production Superintendents to optimize room capacities and achieve schedule attainment goals.

  • Production Superintendent – Night Shift (Expanding Shifts)

    We are seeking someone to lead our Night Shift Production Team to achieve operational goals. Candidates must be fluent in Spanish and English with strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills, 5 years of experience in food manufacturing supervision.​

  • Sales Assistant

    We are seeking a full-time sales assistant to manage customer orders: from receipt of the order, reviewing inventory against customer’s specification needs, working with the production department when needed to produce for the order, and confirming the order details back to the customer.

  • Second Shift Maintenance Technician

    We are seeking a full-time Maintenance Technician (second shift) to work independently to troubleshoot, repair mechanical issues, and impact process improvement while performing preventative and routine maintenance tasks on plant production machinery, building and equipment.