Mechanical Engineer

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Date: Jun 15, 2017

Location: Federalsburg, MD, 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.

 

Dart has the opportunity to hire at the Mid to Senior Levels

Apply mechanical engineering knowledge and skills for engineering projects focused on determining the most efficient utilization of equipment, materials, facilities, processes, and people in order to produce products.

Day-to-Day Role:

  • Manage, prioritize and complete projects or programs 
  • Coordinate project work with other engineers, technicians, designers and/or or drafters
  • Troubleshoot, analyze, identify, evaluate, propose, implement, and document industrial engineering solutions aimed at increasing efficiency, reducing cost, and optimizing space, materials, equipment, and people
  • Plan new facilities or changes to existing facilities including equipment layout, ergonomics, job tasks, work methods, and production metrics
  • Use CAD to draw plans of floor space to scale
  • Coordinate the acquisition of internal and external equipment for new or existing production lines
  • Collaborate with production personnel and other departments to gather information, conduct studies, analyze resources and costs, and complete reports, analysis and cost estimates
  • Identify broad conceptual ideas and develop them into useful solutions
  • Create test parameters and participate in the testing and implementation of engineering solutions
  • Establish continuous improvement plans where efficiency, quality, safety, or service can be improved
  • Mentor less experienced engineers

Core Skills and Qualifications:

The ideal Mechanical Engineer must possess all of the following:

  • Requires one of the following:
    • Bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in engineering or related field of study and three (3) years of mechanical engineering experience
    • Associate’s degree and nine (9) years of mechanical engineering experience
  • Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various products
  • Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications
  • Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models
  • Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of products
  • Use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems
  • Ability to successfully prioritize, and organize projects, deadlines, and tasks with little supervision in both team and independent environments
  • Strong verbal and written skills necessary to communicate intricate job-related information
  • Ability to travel up to 40% domestic and international
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a valid driver’s license and passport

Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Experience analyzing production equipment, conceiving and implementing equipment layouts, and investigating, evaluating, and solving safety and ergonomic issues to decrease workplace injuries
  • Tooling experience
  • Hands on troubleshooting experience
  • Root cause analysis experience

The ideal Senior Mechanical Engineer must possess all of the following:

  • Requires one of the following:
    • Bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in engineering or related field of study and six (6) years of mechanical engineering experience
    • Associate’s degree and twelve (12) years of mechanical engineering experience
  • Advanced knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various products
  • Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications
  • Advanced knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principals involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models
  • Advanced knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of products
  • Use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems
  • Ability to successfully prioritize, and manage large, complex projects, deadlines, and tasks with little supervision in both team and independent environments
  • Strong verbal and written skills necessary to communicate intricate job-related information
  • Ability to travel up to 40% domestic and international
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a valid driver’s license and passport

Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Proven experience and success in analyzing production equipment, conceiving and implementing equipment layouts, and investigating, evaluating, and solving safety and ergonomic issues to decrease workplace injuries
  • Tooling experience
  • Hands on troubleshooting experience
  • Root cause analysis experience

 

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.

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