Bead Packager

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Date: Oct 10, 2018

Location: Owensboro, KY, US

Company: Dart Container

Shift: Rotating 12 hour shift, 4 days on, 4 days off

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:

  • Assemble boxes according to schedules
  • Package expandable polystyrene bead
  • Ensure boxes are marked appropriately
  • Follow proper procedures of equipment operation in a safe manner (SOP)
  • Report any inconsistencies of product to the Operator, Lead Operator, Production Supervisor, and/or Manufacturing Manager
  • Take samples, complete packaging documentation, and transport to Quality Control Lab
  • Stack pallets
  • Assist the Operator/Lead Operator as needed with the following duties; visual monitoring of the production lines and reporting any necessary maintenance needs
  • Stack skids, boxes, and damaged skids neatly
  • Apply steel bands to skids when needed
  • Discard trash and cardboard per Standard Operating Procedure (SOP)
  • Clean and sweep as required or scheduled
  • Comply with Dart Container’s policies and procedures


Core Skills and Qualifications:

The ideal candidate must possess all of the following:

  • Six (6) months prior factory or manufacturing environment experience
  • Six (6) months forklift experience 
  • Ability to work weekends, holidays, and overtime as needed
  • Ability to provide on-call and call-in coverage as needed
  • Demonstrate minimum proficiency of the English language in order to ensure effective new hire training and on-going communications about safety and quality matters
  • Maintain excellent communication with employees, management, vendors, and customers in both written and oral form
  • Math skills to include; simple addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division
  • Excellent attention to detail with the ability to work effectively in a plant environment
  • Ability to work well individually and as a team member
  • Possess basic computer skills including end user of web/internet navigation and other systems relevant by position
  • Demonstrate strong time management skills along with establishing organizational processes
  • Perform duties in accordance with established safety procedures
  • Ability to conduct all job duties in a confidential manner


Preferred skills and qualifications:

  • One (1) year year forklift experience
  • SAP experience 


If you experience difficulty applying online, you may call (800) 545-3278 Ext 3390 or email us at for assistance.


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.


If you have a disability and need an accommodation to access this website or for the application process, you should call Dart at (800) 545-3278 Ext 3370 or email us at Relay calls can be made by dialing 711 or the relay number for your state.

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Nearest Major Market: Owensboro

Job Segment: ERP, Warehouse, SAP, Forklift, Technology, Manufacturing

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