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Lead Maintenance Mechanic

Date: Sep 23, 2022

Location: Dallas, TX, US

Company: Dart Container

Apply advanced expertise to perform a wide variety of maintenance responsibilities for production and/or facilities machines and equipment and assist in maintaining department efficiencies at maximum output levels. Work with supervisor and support all assigned personnel and materials, resources and equipment requirements during respective shift. While performing the duties listed below, the lead is required to spend 85% of time on the floor.

 

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)
  • Provide lead support over production and/or facilities maintenance operations within the plant that may span multiple departments, production lines, processes and/or technologies
  • Audit the floor as required by Leader Standard Work, monitor productivity metrics, verify adherence to procedures and standard work, correct deficiencies and escalate to supervisor as necessary
  • Coordinate with supervisor to review and maintain schedules to ensure resources are available to meet schedule. Ensure that accurate information is reported, and the appropriate paperwork is completed and turned in
  • Communicate with oncoming shifts about any problems or issues that are occurring. Work with other departments to maintain or improve communications
  • Notify supervisor immediately and recommend solutions if there are issues that will prevent achievement of efficiency goals
  • Perform processes in SAP as required
  • Track and maintain appropriate documentation
  • Create, compile, and deliver required reports
  • Perform routine duties in support of shift requirements
  • Actively support Operational Excellence and effectively participate in lean initiatives
  • Complete root cause analysis and recommend solutions
  • Recommend work procedures, evaluate experimental procedures, and recommend changes or modifications for improved efficiency and adaptability to setup and production
  • Apply advanced, complex troubleshooting
  • Utilize predictive maintenance technologies to collect equipment performance data 
  • May also perform one or more of the following:
    • Install, diagnose, analyze, maintain, modify, repair and/or rebuild a variety of complex and specialized plant and facility equipment
    • Diagnose and repair complex machine and electrical problems, including multiple components on the same production line that are interlinked, assembly mechanisms or automated controls machines
    • Troubleshoot and analyze control systems to resolve software/ hardware and configuration
    • Layout, assemble, install and maintain pipe systems and related hydraulic and pneumatic equipment. Repair and replace gauges, valves, pressure regulators and related equipment.
    • Inspect, operate, or test faulty machinery, equipment, programmable controllers, and motors to diagnose machine malfunctions, using test equipment or software, and apply knowledge of the functional operation of machinery 

 

Core Skills and Qualifications:
The ideal candidate must possess all of the following:

  • At least two (2) years of related maintenance experience working in a fast-paced work environment
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Previous plant production software experience required, SAP experience preferred
  • Ability to perform root cause analysis, compare and investigate information, and recommend and implement resolution
  • Proven analytical problem solver 
  • Ability to effectively manage and execute multiple tasks, projects and priorities 
  • Proficient in interfacing with computers
  • Excellent verbal and written skills necessary in order to communicate intricate job-related processes
  • Organizational skills including the ability to prioritize workload to meet deadlines
  • Ability to utilize and train employees on technology, processes and procedures
  • Math skills to include simple addition, subtraction, multiplication and division
  • Familiar with and ability to convert decimals to fractions or vice versa
  • Advanced mechanical aptitude and ability to troubleshoot complex problems including knowledge of machines and tools, their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance
  • Advanced knowledge of pneumatics, hydraulics, temperature and pressure gauges
  • Proficient in reading and interpreting blueprints, manuals, and mechanic and electrical schematics
  • Experience using Microsoft Office, including the ability to modify basic reports, documents and spreadsheets in MS Word, and MS Excel
  • Experience operating test equipment and/or software
  • Ability to operate Powered Industrial Truck(PIT), hoists and cranes, and maintain PIT certification
  • 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

 

Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

  • Associate or Bachelor's degree 
  • Prior training experience 
  • Previous experience in a Lead role 

 

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.


Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

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