Machine Operator III (Wax Floor 3rd shift)

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Date: Nov 7, 2018

Location: Dallas, TX, US

Company: Dart Container

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.

Operate multiple machines or inline process making adjustments to machines to maximize up time, rates
and yields.

Day-to-Day Role:

  • Read and review daily production schedule. Complete daily reports including cycle time, daily production, scrap tickets and packaging.
  • Maintain quality and speed control by continual adjustments of gauges that control temperature, pressure, trim, roll (if applicable) and speed to material. Visually assess thickness of material to determine necessary gauge adjustments.
  • Perform general preventative maintenance on equipment. Monitor machines for mechanical problems by listening for unusual noises and visually checking gears, hoses, gauges, materials, etc.
  • Initiate troubleshooting and solving mechanical problems. If unsuccessful in making repairs, notifies supervisor and/or maintenance for assistance.
  • Ensure adequate materials and rolls (if applicable) are available in the department for production runs. Follow equipment change procedures and threads rolls into machine (if applicable).
  • Perform change-over and set-up procedures. Keep general work area clean.
  • Provide guidance to Product Handlers and Forklift Operators on moving materials as necessary. Assist in training other operators.
  • Operate forklift and other powered industrial vehicles as required.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Core Skills and Qualifications:

The ideal candidate must possess all of the following:

  • Demonstrate minimum proficiency with the English language in order to ensure effective new hire training and on-going communications about safety and quality issues
  • Two (2) years experience operating manufacturing equipment; three (3) years preferred.
  • Experience using process control equipment preferred.
  • Ability to use measuring devices.
  • Math skills to include addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.
  • Ability to work overtime as needed.
  • Ability to work weekends as needed.



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.


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

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Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

Job Segment: Equipment Operator, Warehouse, Industrial, Machinist, Forklift, Manufacturing

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