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Careers at Independent Can

Working in a manufacturing environment is challenging, rewarding and exciting. You are making quality products in America as part of a team of talented professionals. Our company employs not only engineers, printers and mechanics but graphic designers, accounting professionals and more. We are growing and expanding. Our biggest investments of time and capital are in cutting-edge equipment and training of our people.

Full time employment with Independent Can comes with a generous benefit package.

Company Values

If you are looking for employment with a solid industry leader, Independent Can Company is always looking for motivated and qualified people who understand, accept and support our Company Values. Those values apply to co-workers and customers alike.

Company strongly believes, supports, hires and manages by our employee-developed Core Values. The values are: Fairness, Sense of Urgency, being Market and Customer and Improvement Driven, Dedication, Responsible and consistent Teamwork.

Founded in 1929, Independent Can Company is a world leader in the manufacturing of specialty metal packaging and metal lithography. Privately held and managed by its principals, we are an American manufacturer with a long history of success that has brought us to the technological forefront in can making. Our growth, both internally and through acquisition, has allowed us to bring new capabilities and products to market. We have highly trained and experience solution providers in those markets. This growth has been achieved without adding layers of bureaucracy that impede responsiveness. We are the industry leader in capability and capacity due to our continuous investments for the benefit of our customers. Independent Can Company is a global manufacturing, family-owned company with annual sales of 80 million dollars.

Our mission statement – “Tailored Packaging Solutions – Building Brands”


Employees Share in our Success. We provide a comprehensive benefit package and are a profit-sharing company:

  • Apprentice Program
  • Generous PTO “Paid Time Off” Accrual, PTO increases with years of service;
  • Annual SSl / Safe & Sick Leave Policy / Pay allotment
  • 10 paid Holidays per year
  • Medical, Dental and Vision insurance coverage beginning on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment,
  • Participation in a HSA “Health Savings Account” in connection with your insurance coverage;
  • Participation in a 401(k) retirement savings account, with a generous employer matching contribution;
  • Basic Life insurance / AD&D coverage;
  • Buy Up Life insurance with the ability to add spouse and/or child rider coverage;
  • Short & Long Term Disability Insurance coverage;
  • Educational/Tuition assistance program;
  • Employee Service Award Program, which awards employees based on years of service;
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program;
  • Employee online shopping discounts;
  • Accident Insurance coverage;
  • Pet Insurance coverage;
  • Scholarship Program for spouses and dependents;
  • Employee Suggestion Program;
  • Charitable Giving Program;
  • Company Events

Helpful Qualifications

Independent Can Company will always accept resumes from individuals with the following qualifications:

  • Can Line Machine Operator
  • Press Room Operator
  • Can Line Mechanics
  • Machinists
  • Tool and Die Makers

Equal Opportunity

To be successful at Independent Can candidates must understand, accept and be committed to our employee-developed Company Values of being Fair, having a Sense of Urgency, being Market, Customer & Improvement Driven, demonstrate Dedication, Responsibility, and dedicated to Teamwork.

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/DN – Drug-Free and Smoke-Free Workplace


Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/D/V – Drug-Free and Smoke-Free Workplace


Independent Can offers opportunities to learn needed skills for well-paying jobs in our printing facilities. There are opportunities for Coater Operators, Printing Press Operators, Shift Supervisors and more.

Getting hands on training with the state-of-the art printing and coating equipment, specially designed for printing and coating on metal, is an exciting opportunity. Many of our pressmen have more than a decade of experience in this field.

It all begins with great printing. Want to be a part of it?

Engineering Co-op Opportunity

The Process Engineering Co-op position at Independent Can Company (ICC) has been created to provide an opportunity for students to gain real world experience in a manufacturing company. The candidate will work in the Engineering department and will report directly to the Engineering Director.

In this position you will gain exposure and learn about many aspects of manufacturing. A brief description of the planned duties and educational opportunities is below.

First Session: learn and support engineering file database system, update 2d drawings, use packaging software to calculation optimal trailer/container loads, assist in process improvement projects, assist with Vision inspection, assist with automation projects, access database management/development

Second Session: begin 3D modeling tasks, plant layout assignments, large capital project management support, vision inspection

Third Session: large capital project management, lead process improvement projects, serve as backup to staff engineers

ICC is pleased to participate in this program as it will help the candidate in their continued studies of engineering and prepare them for a career in manufacturing.  Additionally, ICC will benefit by having the candidate assist the department in meeting customer and company needs.


An internship is a short-term professional experience related to a student’s major and/or career goals. Through internships, students explore career options, test their choice of academic major and develop professional skills and experience. Students may participate in internships for academic credit (juniors/seniors/grad students) or for experience only.

Independent Can offers paid internships in many areas of the company depending on the time of year and the needs in each department. Our interns learn more than just individual skills. Interns get the opportunity for working collaboratively in a business environment and connecting what has been learned in the classroom.

Current Opportunities

View and apply to our current career opportunities listed below. If you have any questions, please contact us!

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