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Dart Container | Leola, Pennsylvania
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Job Description

Day-to-Day Role:

  • Operate thermoforming machines safely and efficiently.
  • Check schedules for job-runs and ensure proper materials are ran. 
  • Operate Loader blender for Extruder.
  • Inspect and troubleshoot machinery.
  • Operate Extruder, check and maintain heat settings and pressure settings, changing screens on Extruder.
  • Operator thermoformers, check oven temperatures, check air and vacuum settings, runn trim-press, air pressure adjustments and clean former molds.  Thermoformers produce plastic lids, cups, plates and bowls.  
  • Maintain logs of production (loads), problems and trim press speeds.
  • Change bagger film rolls.
  • Coordinate with Inspector/Packers on any special runs or quality issues.
  • Maintain area cleanliness.

Core Skills and Qualifications:

The ideal candidate must possess all of the following:

  • One (1) year experience with basic hand tools through work experience or schooling required.
  • One (1) year mechanical experience through work experience or schooling required.
  • One (1) year electrical experience preferred.
  • Forklift experience preferred.
  • Must be able to work weekends.
  • Must be able to work overtime as needed.
  • 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.
  • Proven record of stable employment.


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.


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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