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

  • 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 – 2nd Shift

    We are seeking to add an experienced bilingual (Spanish) Production Superintendent to lead (coach) production teams on our 2nd shift. The Product Superintendent is responsible for the efficient production of high-quality product in our dehydrated vegetable processing facility while ensuring employee safety, food safety and quality standards. The ideal candidate will coach and empower associates to hit key performance indicators while promoting (and leading by example) a culture of integrity and respectfulness.

  • 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.

  • Technical Services Representative

    We are seeking to add a Technical Services Representative to our Quality Assurance Department to serve our customer quality program needs. The Technical Services Representative is responsible for serving the customer by providing corporate compliance documentation, technical services related to quality programs and product specifications, audit readiness support, and customer complaint support.