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Clerical Assistant

Date: Jun 9, 2021

Location: Chicago, IL, US

Company: Dart Container

Dart is currently seeking a Clerical Assistant to assist multiple departments, production facility, or warehouse with filing documents, entering data, making copies, scanning documents, sorting mail, processing invoices or other records.


This position requires an individual with a strong work ethic who enjoys working independently while maintaining accuracy and attention to detail. 

Day-to-Day Role:

  • Follow and commit to meet Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) for safety, quality, production, efficiency, and service requirements.
  • Follow practices and processes intended to provide safe products that comply with appropriate laws and regulations, meet the company quality standards
  • Follow and commit to safety and GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices)
  • Answer telephones, screen calls, and forward messages
  • Open, sort, and route mail to the appropriate parties
  • Collect information, prepare, generate and distribute standard reports and other documents
  • Compile minor statistical data, make and check routine calculations, proof-read, complete forms and check for accuracy.
  • Scan, index, file and maintain documents and records
  • Assist in problem resolution to determine cause and make corrections
  • Support departmental project work
  • May pay and reconcile invoices
  • Assist with making appointments and meeting arrangements, and coordinating activities between departments and outside vendors as needed


Core Skills and Qualifications:

The ideal candidate must possess all of the following:

  • Six (6) months of general office or related experience
  • Reading, writing, mathematical, and communicative skills equivalent to those obtained in high school or commensurate experience. 
  • Experience using computers to enter data and type proficiently
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to give full attention to what other people are saying without interrupting, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate
  • Ability to observe, follow, understand, and evaluate processes demonstrated and other workplace procedures
  • Microsoft Word skills to include the ability to open, close, create, edit and save documents
  • Microsoft Excel skills to include the ability to open, close, edit (e.g. cut, paste, insert and delete rows) and save spreadsheets
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • 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
  • Regularly required to sit for extended periods of time; use hands to finger, handle, or feel the computer; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear
  • May have exposure to extreme heat, loud noise, dirt, dust, odors, and fumes
  • Required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) in required areas
  • May be required to work additional hours including weekends, holidays, and/or overtime


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.


If you experience difficulty applying online, you may call (833) 472-3278 or email us at HRConnect@dart.biz 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 (833) 472-3278 or email us at ADArequests@dart.biz. Relay calls can be made by dialing 711 or the relay number for your state.


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