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HR Assistant

Date: Sep 15, 2022

Location: Federalsburg, MD, US

Company: Dart Container

Provide administrative support to the Human Resources Manager and department. Answers general HR questions and inquiries and maintains employment records. 


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)
  • Prepare, maintain, and ensure accurate digital and paper employment records related to hiring, payroll, timekeeping, work schedules, terminations, leaves of absences, transfers, and disciplinary actions or promotions.
  • Coordinate, administer and support various HR programs/initiatives.
  • Assist in carrying out policies and procedures throughout the HR department
  • Research, compile, and analyze information
  • Develop, edit, and proofread reports, letters, and other documents using PowerPoint, Excel, Word, and/or other software
  • Prepare a variety of specialized and recurrent reports
  • Provide friendly, prompt, and accurate responses to employee questions and concerns
  • Communicate with employees regarding benefits or other program eligibility
  • Compile, file, and maintain confidential employment information in accordance with company, state and federal law
  • Assist in coordinating employee events
  • May assist in conducting new employee onboarding/orientation
  • May assist in supporting recruiting strategies
  • Ensure a high level of confidentiality is always maintained 


Core Skills and Qualifications:

The ideal candidate must possess all of the following: 

  • High school diploma or equivalent with at least two (2) years of experience in a clerical type position
  • Ability to quickly learn technology and systems
  • Microsoft Word skills to include the ability to create reports containing graphs and other intermediate functions (e.g. perform mail merge, insert table of contents)
  • Microsoft Excel skills to include the ability to create spreadsheets and perform intermediate functions (e.g. create formulas, insert graphs, pivot tables)
  • Microsoft PowerPoint skills to include the ability to create and generate presentations (e.g. add slides, insert an image, move and resize objects)
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality, quality, and accuracy
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Math skills to include simple addition, subtraction, multiplication and division
  • Ability to identify issues, compare data, investigate and resolve discrepancies
  • Ability to interpret written and oral communication and apply information appropriately
  • Ability to successfully prioritize, and organize projects, deadlines, and tasks with little supervision in both team and independent environments
  • Demonstrate a minimum proficiency with the English language to ensure effective new hire training and ongoing communications about safety and quality issues

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.

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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