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Dart Container | Owensboro, Kentucky
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Job Description

History of Dart: Dart Container Corporation, founded and headquartered in Mason, Michigan, is an industry leader in the manufacture of single-use food and beverage packaging products, with distribution across the globe. Dart operates more than 40 production and distribution facilities in seven countries. We offer a wide range of products consumers use every day under the Dart and Solo brands and have consistently set the Industry Standard of Excellence of quality, reliability and service. 

Day-to-Day Role:

  • Comply with good manufacturing practices (GMP) as required
  • Comply with Dart Container's policies and procedures
  • Provide preventative maintenance inspections of production machinery, auxiliary, and support equipment in accordance with Maintenance Standard Operation Procedures and as determined by the Maintenance Supervisor/Management
  • Perform correct maintenance at all times as well as in confined spaces
  • Maintain inventory of hand tools
  • Submit maintenance repair reports and documents
  • Communicate maintenance equipment deficiencies
  • Perform work order and document appropriately
  • Perform critical repairs on precision equipment
  • Perform maintenance duties at elevated heights (from 8ft to 100ft)
  • Perform repairs in a safe manner with safety as a primary focus
  • Return unused parts and tools to appropriate storage areas
  • Clean production equipment
  • Clean work area and tools regularly
  • Work 12 hour shift in 4 on/4 off nights including weekends, holidays, overtime, and on-call
  • Or ability to work Mon. through Fri. 8 hour day shifts including holidays and overtime

Core Skills and Qualifications:

The ideal candidate must possess all of the following:

  • Demonstration of minimum proficiency with the English language in order to ensure effective new hire training and on-going communications about safety and quality issues.
  • Maintain excellent communication with employees, management, vendors, and customers in both written and oral form
  • Math skills to includes simple addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division
  • Possess basic computer skills including; timekeeping, online enrollments forms, and vacation/personal days request
  • Excellent attention to detail with the ability to work effectively in a plant environment
  • Ability to recognize problems/issues and inform the appropriate individuals
  • Ability to work well individually and as a team member
  • Develop possible solutions to non-routine problems
  • Demonstrate strong time management skills along with establishing organizational processes
  • Ability to work overtime, on-call, and call-in schedule as directed by Maintenance Department Management
  • Respiratory mask fit ready
  • Three (3) years mechanical maintenance or similar mechanical experience required
  • One (1) year of piping experience required
  • One (1) year of forklift experience required
  • One (1) year of welding and fabrication experience preferred
  • SAP experience preferred
  • Maintenance certification, license, diploma preferred e.g.: Industrial Maintenance Machinists, Industrial Maintenance Technician, Advanced Manufacturing Technician, etc.


Dart Container is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all candidates for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. https://www.dartcontainer.com/eeoaa/

About Dart Container

Dart is a leading producer of single-use foodservice packaging products, including insulated foam cups, clear plastic cups, food containers, and more.

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