Machine Operator II

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Date: Jan 18, 2019

Location: Chicago, IL, US

Company: Dart Container

Department: 1pc/2pc

Schedule: 1st (7:00A.M. 3:00P.M.) 2nd (3:00 P.M. - 11:00 P.M.) and 3rd shift (11:00P.M. 7:00 A.M.)



Day-to-Day Role

  • Reads and reviews daily production schedule.
  • Maintains quality and speed control by continual adjustments of gauges that control temperature, pressure, trim, rolls and speed to material.
  • Completes daily reports including cycle time, daily production, scrap tickets and packaging.
  • Performs general preventative maintenance on equipment. Monitors machines for mechanical problems by listening for unusual noises and visually checking gears, hoses, gauges, materials, etc.
  • Initiates troubleshooting and solving mechanical problems. If unsuccessful in making repairs, notifies supervisor and/or maintenance for assistance.
  • Ensures adequate packaging materials and rolls (if applicable) are available in the department for production runs. Follows roll change procedures and threads rolls into machine (if applicable).
  • Performs change-over and set-up.
  • Keeps general work area clean.
  • Provides guidance to Product Handlers and Forklift Operators on moving materials.
  • Maintains the safe and efficient operation of cup formers to produce a quality product.  Operates various production machines making adjustments to maximize up time, rates and yields.  Meets company standards for safety, quality, production and process improvement.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


The ideal candidate must possess all of the following:

  • Two (2) years experience operating manufacturing equipment.
  • Ability to use measuring devices
  • Ability to troubleshoot machines and initiate repairs
  • Ability to perform basic math calculations.
  • 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


Preferred skills and qualifications:

  • Experience using process control equipment. 
  • SAP experince


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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