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Paper Process Engineer - Mid/Senior Level

Date: Sep 22, 2021

Location: Chicago, IL, US

Company: Dart Container

Are you an energetic and laser focused Mechanical or Manufacturing Engineer looking for a new opportunity to make a difference?  Are you excited by a queue of unique and highly visible projects?

Are you ready to join the Paper Engineering team in Chicago?

 

As Dart focuses our resources and innovative workforce on the strong influx of market interest in renewable materials, our paper product department continues to grow! We are looking for someone who wants to become the "technical expert" in their field.

 

Our Process Engineer’s time is divided between installing and troubleshooting our equipment and improving our processes and designs on the production floor to ensure optimal productivity and time spent utilizing project management skills for the large capital projects for Dart.  Capable of utilizing various methodologies to find root causes to problems and skills to design and implement the solutions! The ideal candidate will have experience with paper converting equipment and processes. The candidate will work cross-functionally to accomplish the set objectives.

 

This is a high-profile position involving some travel, challenges, and the reward of implementing a new product line for Dart as we continue to grow and expand deeper into the market with our product lines. If you want to learn more about the exciting and complex project you’d join if selected, please apply now!

 

Core Skills and Qualifications:

The ideal mid level candidate must possess all of the following:

  • Requires one of the following:
    • Bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in engineering or related field of study and three (3) years of related engineering experience
    • Associate’s degree and nine (9) years of related engineering experience
  • Experience analyzing production equipment, processes and materials and solving issues
  • Knowledge of various statistical and quality methodologies including but not limited to Statistical Process Control (SPC), Statistical Quality Control (SQC), 5S, 8D, Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA), Root Cause Analysis, Gage Repeatability and Reproducibility (R&R), and Design of Experiments (DOE)
  • Prior experience working with thermoforming, injection molding, print, and/or paper equipment and processes
  • Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various products
  • Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications
  • Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models
  • Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of products
  • Use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems
  • Ability to successfully prioritize, and organize projects, deadlines, and tasks with little supervision in both team and independent environments 
  • Strong verbal and written skills necessary to communicate intricate job-related information

 

The ideal senior level candidate must possess all of the following:

  • Requires one of the following:
    • Bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in engineering or related field of study and six (6) years of related engineering experience
    • Associate’s degree and twelve (12) years of related engineering experience
  • Proven experience and success in analyzing production equipment, processes and materials, and solving issues
  • Experience utilizing various statistical and quality methodologies including but not limited to Statistical Process Control (SPC), Statistical Quality Control (SQC), 5S, 8D, Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA), Root Cause Analysis, Gage Repeatability and Reproducibility (R&R), and Design of Experiments (DOE)
  •  Advanced knowledge of thermoforming, injection molding, print, and/or paper equipment and processes
  • Advanced knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various products
  • Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications
  • Advanced knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models
  • Advanced knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of products
  • Use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems
  • Ability to successfully prioritize, and manage large, complex projects, deadlines, and tasks with little supervision in both team and independent environments 
  • Strong verbal and written skills necessary to communicate intricate job-related information

Both Levels Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree

Dart Container is a drug-free workplace.  Candidates are subject to a drug test (excluding THC/marijuana/cannabis) and background check at the time of offer.

 

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.

 

https://www.dartcontainer.com/eeoaa/

 

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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