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Process Technician II

Date: Nov 16, 2022

Location: Chicago, IL, US

Company: Dart Container

Summary:

Process Technician I:

Entry-level technician responsible for assisting in the assembly, installation, set-up, operation, testing, and troubleshooting of production equipment to ensure that machines are running at optimum efficiency.

 

Process Technician II:

Responsible for assembly, installation, set-up, operation, testing, and troubleshooting of production equipment to ensure that machines are running at optimum efficiency.

 

Day-to-Day Role:

Process Technician I:

  • Develop knowledge of processes, equipment, materials, and products
  • Set-up, operate, test, and participate in troubleshooting production equipment
  • Adhere to established tolerances and adjust machinery as required
  • Read and interpret basic drawings, schematics, and bills of material
  • Diagnose and repair basic mechanical equipment and instruments
  • Operate power and manual hand tools
  • Monitor instruments and equipment and collect operating data including calibration, inspection, testing, and repair activities to assist in making adjustments to instruments and equipment
  • Fabricate and assemble new or modified mechanical components and machinery
  • Provide technical support to engineers or higher level technicians to achieve improvements in cycle-time, yield, unit cost, quality, safety and compliance of production and operations processes
  • Assist with maintaining an adequate spare parts inventory and ordering new or replacement parts
  • Collaborate with production personnel and other departments to gather information and draft reports, and improve equipment, processes, and products

Process Technician II:

  • Set-up, operate, test, and troubleshoot moderately complex production equipment
  • Adhere to established tolerances and adjust machinery as required
  • Read and interpret drawings, schematics, and bills of material
  • Diagnose and repair moderately complex mechanical equipment and instruments
  • Operate power and manual hand tools
  • Monitor instruments and equipment and collect operating data including calibration, inspection, testing, and repair activities to assist in making adjustments to instruments and equipment
  • Devise, fabricate, assemble, and disassemble new or modified mechanical components and machinery
  • Provide technical support to engineers to achieve improvements in cycle-time, yield, unit cost, quality, safety and compliance of production and operations processes
  • Maintain an adequate spare parts inventory and order new or replacement parts
  • Collaborate with production personnel and other departments to gather information and draft reports, and improve equipment, processes, and products
  • Mentor other team members

 

Leadership/Supervisory Responsibilities

Processs Technician I and II:

  • No supervisory responsibilitie

 

Core Skills and Qualifications:

The ideal candidates must possess all of the following:

Process Technician I:

  • High school diploma or equivalent and technical training or experience in manufacturing equipment and processes, mechanical or machine maintenance and installation
  • Proficiency in using powered and manual hand tools such as soldering iron, multimeter, wrench, hammer, screwdriver, etc.
  • Math skills to include decimals and fractions
  • Ability to read and understand technical documentation such as manuals, catalogues, schematics, or prints
  • Familiar with production tooling and equipment and testing equipment
  • Ability to learn and understand production processes, quality control, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture of products
  • Good verbal and written skills necessary in order to communicate intricate job-related processes

Process Technician II:

  • Requires one of the following:
    • Associate’s degree with an emphasis in a mechanical or manufacturing process program and one (1) year of manufacturing equipment and processes, mechanical or machine maintenance and installation experience, OR
    • High school diploma or equivalent and two (2) years of manufacturing equipment and processes, mechanical or machine maintenance and installation experience
  • Proficiency in using powered and manual hand tools such as soldering iron, multimeter, wrench, hammer, screwdriver, etc.
  • Math skills to include decimals and fractions
  • Ability to read and understand blueprints or drawings such as manuals, catalogues, schematics, or prints
  • Prior experience troubleshooting and repairing production tooling and equipment and testing equipment
  • Understanding of production processes, quality control, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture of products
  • Excellent verbal and written skills necessary in order to communicate intricate job-related processes

 

Physical Demands, Work Environment and Other Requirements:

Process Technician I:

  • Up to 50% domestic travel depending on department or team
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a valid driver’s license
  • Requires a valid driver’s license and favorable motor vehicle report upon hire
  • Requires the ability to obtain a set of basic personal hand tools, including but not limited to wrenches, hammers, screwdrivers, etc.
  • The majority of work is performed in a production facility
  • Exposure to extreme heat, loud noise, dirt, dust, odors, and fumes is probable
  • Required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) in required areas
  • Must follow Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP)
  • Regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts
  • Frequently push, pull, walk, sit, stand, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl and work overhead
  • Use fine motor skills to operate hand and power tools
  • Frequently lift, carry and/or move at least 50 pounds
  • May be required to ascend and descend ladders

Process Technician II:

  • Up to 50% domestic and international travel depending on department or team
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a valid driver’s license
  • Requires a valid driver’s license and favorable motor vehicle report upon hire
  • Requires the ability to obtain a set of personal hand tools, including but not limited to wrenches, hammers, screwdrivers, etc.
  • The majority of work is performed in a production facility
  • Exposure to extreme heat, loud noise, dirt, dust, odors, and fumes is probable
  • Required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) in required areas
  • Must follow Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP)
  • Regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts
  • Frequently push, pull, walk, sit, stand, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl and work overhead
  • Use fine motor skills to operate hand and power tools
  • Frequently lift, carry and/or move at least 50 pounds
  • May be required to ascend and descend ladders

Overview: Dart makes everyday products that give people the freedom to enjoy the food & drinks they love, wherever they are. From to-go containers and dinnerware to tamper-evident food packaging and even the red Solo cup, Dart products have been keeping people on the go and having fun for more than 50 years. Dart is a family-owned, family-focused company of 13,000 employees united by a shared set of values. Headquartered in Mason, MI, Dart has 30 locations in four countries.

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.

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.

*THC testing ONLY when such testing is required by law.

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 (800) 545-3278 Ext 3370 or email us at ADArequests@dart.biz. Relay calls can be made by dialing 711 or the relay number for your state.

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


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