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Machinist II Jig Grind
Dart Container | Mason, Michigan
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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.

Position will setup and operate CNC and conventional machines.

Day-to-Day Role:

  • Operate both CNC and conventional machine tools.
  • Read and interpret complex part and assembly prints and have a working knowledge of geometric prints and specification sheets.
  • Prepare set-ups and perform machining and/or assembly operations. Ability to design setups is preferred.
  • Inspect machined parts using precision inspection instruments and gauges.
  • Improvise temporary fixtures in order to perform the machinery and/or assembly operations. Ability to design temporary and permanent fixtures including for special one-of-a-kind projects is preferred.
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of the theory behind material cutting and removal; and apply this knowledge through programming and control skills. Ability to understand machine utilization and NC/CNC controls as well as working knowledge of CAD/CAM programming is preferred.

Core Skills and Qualifications:

The ideal candidate must possess all of the following:

  • Four (4) years experience operating CNC machines, eight (8) years preferred.
  • Ability to make edits and adjustments to programs.
  • Experience with setup and operation of conventional machines is preferred.
  • Experience operating CNC lathes preferred.
  • Boring Mill experience preferred.
  • Demonstrate mechanical aptitude.
  • Read and interpret blueprints.
  • Experience with using precision inspection instruments and gauges.
  • Have general hand tool aptitude.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Must be able to work overtime if needed.


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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