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Machine Operator II & III

Date: Apr 5, 2021

Location: Federalsburg, MD, US

Company: Dart Container

Dart Container has the ability to hire at multiple levels

Ready to build your future? We're hiring!

 

Are you an experienced MACHINE OPERATOR looking for a new opportunity? Dart Container wants you to join our team!

 

Within this role, you will work as part of a team that values and focuses on Dart's Four Priorities—safety, quality, service and efficiency—ensuring great products for our customers and a safe, engaging place to work for our employees. You will also:

  • Set-up and operate multiple, specialized high-speed process equipment within an inline process
  • ensure the equipment is working efficiently
  • Meet production schedules
  • Adhere to all GMPs (Good Manufacturing Practices)
  • Maintain appropriate documentation

 

Family owned and operated for over 60 years, we’re proud to offer competitive pay and other great benefits:

  • Multiple schedules Multiple schedules working with a diverse group of individuals
  • Full tuition reimbursement 
  • Opportunities for advancement 
  • Comprehensive benefit package, including health, dental, vision, Flexible Spending Account, 401K and wellness incentives 

 

It only takes one application to be considered! See below for details and apply today!

 

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)
  • Set up, start, adjust, test, calibrate, operate, diagnose, troubleshoot and properly shut down process specialized equipment in accordance with published production schedules and product specifications.
  • Set up, operate and monitor specialized computer controlled or robot process machinery (i.e. thermoforming, extrusion, press, injection molding, etc.) from raw materials through downstream finished goods, ensuring quality and consistency
  • Adjust equipment as needed to maximize up time, rates and yields
  • Monitor equipment for mechanical problems by listening for unusual noises and visually checking gears, hoses, gauges, materials, etc. 
  • Troubleshoot and fix complex equipment and/or material problems
  • Diagnose and change out defective parts
  • May assist with changeovers and mold changes
  • Use advanced measuring equipment such as micrometers, scales, scanners
  • Implement programs to standardize and minimize production changeovers and machine downtime
  • Perform general preventative maintenance on equipment (i.e. fill lube lines, lube chain rails, grease guns, etc.)
  • Maintain production logs and reports as required
  • Promptly notify the Maintenance Department of any maintenance required
  • Notify supervisor of significant deviations from normal operating conditions
  • Serve as a technical resource for less experienced operators
  • Train other Machine Operators as required
  • Perform production process in SAP as required
  • No supervisory responsibilities

 

Core Skills and Qualifications:

The ideal candidate must possess all of the following:

 

Level II

  • One (1) year experience operating manufacturing and process control equipment or equivalent technical school or apprentice experience
  • Previous plant production software experience required; SAP experience preferred
  • Math skills to include simple addition, subtraction, multiplication and division
  • Familiar with and ability to convert decimals to fractions or vice versa
  • Mechanical aptitude and ability to troubleshoot problems including knowledge of machines and tools, their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance
  • Ability to observe, follow, understand, and evaluate processes demostrated and other workplace procedures
  • 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
  • Frequently ascend and descend forklifts, ladders and scaffolding
  • Utilize visual acuity occasionally to frequently
  • Have sufficient color acuity
  • Exposure to extreme heat, loud noise, dirt, dust, odors, and fumes is probable
  • Required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) in required areas
  • May be required to work additional hours including weekends, holidays, and/or overtime

Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

  • Previous powered industrial truck experience
  •  Paper converting, chemical/plastics processing and/or packaging industrial experience

 

Level III

  • Two (2) years’ experience operating manufacturing and process control equipment or equivalent technical school or apprentice experience
  • Specific experience operating thermoforming, injection molding, extrusion, press, machines
  • Previous plant production software experience required, SAP experience preferred
  • 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
  • Ability to read, understand, and interpret blueprints
  • Ability to observe, follow, understand, and evaluate processes demonstrated and other workplace procedures
  • 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
  • Frequently ascend and descend forklifts, ladders and scaffolding
  • Utilize visual acuity occasionally to frequently
  • Have sufficient color acuity
  • Exposure to extreme heat, loud noise, dirt, dust, odors, and fumes is probable
  • Required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) in required areas
  • May be required to work additional hours including weekends, holidays, and/or overtime

Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

  •  Five (5) years’ experience operating manufacturing and process control equipment or equivalent technical school or apprentice experience
  • Previous powered industrial truck experience

 

 

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.

 

If you experience difficulty applying online, you may call (833) 472-3278 or email us at HRConnect@dart.biz for assistance.

 

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 (833) 472-3278 or email us at ADArequests@dart.biz. Relay calls can be made by dialing 711 or the relay number for your state.

 

 

 

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