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Shift Team Leader
Dart Container | North Aurora, Illinois
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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:

  • Complies with good manufacturing practices (GMP) as required.
  • Complies with Dart Container's policies and procedures.
  • Sets-up shifts to include matching of personnel with production needs.
  • Coordinates maintenance, cup machine runs and retail changes.
  • Ensures personnel are at workstations and scheduled machines are running.
  • Leads approximately 20-40 personnel, takes daily attendance, disciplines when needed and performs general conflict resolution. Coordinates lunch and rest breaks for personnel.
  • Coordinates with Production Manager to ensure cycle times, percent of run time versus report time, rejected product percentage & nesting percentage efficiencies are met.
  • Checks compressor and boiler room pressures.
  • Performs light repairs to production machinery and printers. Assigns equipment repairs as needed.
  • Ensures proper ink and printer set-ups by matching color samples and checks print clarity.
  • Completes production report and target information at the end of the shift.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Shift Supervisor.
  • Rotates shifts to cover vacations and shift shortages.

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
  • Ability to work overtime as needed
  • Ability to work weekends as needed
  • Two (2) years leadership experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Good interpersonal, leadership, and organizational skills
  • Mechanical aptitude and familiarity with production equipment
  • Familiarity with production machinery repairs, including the use of hand tools
  • Familiarity with and ability to use computers

Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

  • One (1) year experience with production and/or print machinery repairs.
  • One (1) year experience with printing processes.
  • Two (2) years experience using a computer


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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