Press Operator II (Print Shop)- 3rd Shift

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Date: Feb 20, 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.

Operates machines making adjustments to machines to maximize up time, rates and yields.


Day-to-Day Role:

  • Perform necessary line checks as well as perform and assist with all type of changeovers including size and imprint changes on press.
  • Assist in overseeing the operation of all printing equipment as directed by the supervisor. Record all machine shift production on production paperwork. Visually inspect product for obvious defects and quality issues
  • Load and unload paper, mount and shaft rolls, thread machine, maintain correct ink levels and colors within ink stations. Make necessary adjustments to ensure proper registration and maintain strict quality performance. Transfer required quality of paper to press. Required to do ink toning as needed on press.
  • Meet set-up reduction requirements by pre-staging plate cylinders, inks, paper, etc. Follow up after setups to ensure inks are returned, plates washed and returned on both wide and narrow presses.
  • Maintain all materials, supplies, associated areas and assigned lines in a clean and orderly manner/condition and follow Safety and Sanitation procedures/policies.
  • Work with water base inks and mount printing plates on equipment.
  • Perform and assist with monthly and annual preventive maintenance on assigned equipment.
  • Perform other duties as assign.


Core Skills and Qualifications:

The ideal candidate must possess all of the following:

  • Two (2) years of industrial printing experience.
  • Comexi, Wolverine, Kidder experience preferred.
  • Demonstrate 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 effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
  • 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, Manufacturing

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