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Dart Container | Leola, Pennsylvania
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Job Description

Overview: As the manufacturer of Dart® and Solo® brand products, Dart Container is an industry leading single-use food and beverage packaging company. With 15,000 employees and 40+ locations worldwide, Dart offers more than 4,000 products used every day in restaurants, hospitals, schools and homes around the globe.

Benefits: Dart Container full-time employees enjoy great benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) with company matching contributions, paid vacation, paid holidays, short-term disability, tuition assistance, product discounts and more.


Day-to-Day Role:

  • Repair mechanical problems on the machines such as: cup machines, inspection machines, vibrators, expanders, casers, baggers and related equipment as alerted to by Inspector Packers, Quality Control, Supervisor/lead person or alarms.  Commonly involves checking and adjusting steam pressure valves; and checking, repairing or replacing timers, logic loading guns, solenoid valves, molds, limit switches, hoses or contact relays.
  • Monitor cycle times on cup machines to ensure they are running at proper operating needs. 
  • Monitor the main computer screen to check nest efficiencies, reject rate and loss rate for each machine. 
  • Responsible for changing film on baggers.
  • Align and replace molds on cup machines as necessary. 
  • Set up auxiliary equipment to run product changes.
  • Check maintenance sheets for maintenance duties and scheduled service dates. 
  • Responsible for project work such as moving machines, small fabrication, welding and installation. 
  • Comply with good manufacturing practices (GMP) as required.
  • Comply with Dart Container Corporation’s four Corporate Priorities: Safety, Quality, Service and Efficiency. 

Core Skills and Qualifications:

The ideal candidate must possess all of the following:

  • Requires carrying a tool belt at all times.
  • One (1) year experience with basic hand tools required.
  • One (1) year Electrical/Mechanical systems experience required.
  • 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 history of stable employment required.

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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