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Dart Container | Park, Kentucky
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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:

  • Follow practices and processes intended to provide safe products that comply with appropriate laws and regulations, meet the company quality standards, and serve the needs of our customers.  This includes a commitment to a process of continuous improvement.
  • Comply with Dart Container's Four Corporate Priorities: Safety, Quality, Service and Efficiency.
  • Perform safety check on forklift or squeeze lift and fills out and signs safety check list.
  • Production:
    • Use a forklift to pick up and move supply materials into the production staging area.
    • Some departments stack and/or wrap finished product.  Using a forklift move finished product from production staging area to the warehouse or onto shuttle trailers.
    • During change-overs remove supply materials and finished product. Supply lines with appropriate materials for the next production run.
    • Stock line supplies on racks such as bagger film, shrink wrap and box tape.   
  • Warehouse:
    • Safely and accurately fill external customer orders and load tractor trailers for delivery.
    • Report documented start/stop times for customer orders.
    • Retrieve requested type and number of cases of product.
    • Sweep/clean each trailer prior to loading product.
    • Connect dock plates for trailers backed into the warehouse dock.
    • Control operation of the lights at each entry point used to signal the drivers when it is safe to pull away from the dock.
  • Change forklift batteries as needed each shift.
  • Perform other duties within the employee’s training and skills as directed by Supervision or Department Manager.

Core Skills and Qualifications:

The ideal candidate must possess all of the following:

  • Three (3) months of fork/squeeze truck or related experience.
  • Math skills to include simple addition, subtraction, multiplication and division
  • Ability to work overtime as needed
  • Ability to work weekend as needed
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced production environment
  • Departmental experience preferred
  • SAP experience preferred
  • Demonstrated involvement in maintaining a safe and efficient working environment.
  • Job performance and attendance will be considered.
  • Demonstrate minimum proficiency with the English language in order to ensure effective new hire training and on-going communications about safety and quality issues.

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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