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Quality Control Technician II

Date: Nov 19, 2020

Location: Federalsburg, MD, US

Company: Dart Container

Check, test and inspect finished products and raw materials to ensure products and materials meet predetermined standards.  Recognize trends, analyze data, perform root cause analysis and statistical process control (SPC) and recommend solutions to quality issues.


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)
  • Utilize knowledge of processes, equipment, materials and products to conduct routine quality inspections of semi-finished, finished, and/or printed product to ensure all products meet established specifications
  • Compare the physical characteristics of components, materials, equipment, and products to technical specifications to identify defects
  • Conduct tests, record results, prepare reports and communicate changes that should be made improve quality
  • Recognize trends, analyze data, perform root cause analysis and statistical process control (SPC) and recommend solutions to quality issues
  • Assist in third party audits
  • Collect and ship product samples to Corporate Quality as needed
  • Assist in implementing corrective actions
  • Create, maintain, and review quality documentation
  • No supervisory responsibilities


Core Skills and Qualifications:

The ideal candidate must possess all of the following:

  • Requires one of the following: 
    • High school diploma and twelve (12) credit hours in quality technology or related concentration from an accredited school
    • One (1) year of experience inspecting and performing quality checks
  • Excellent visual and color acuity
  • Math skills to include simple addition, subtraction, multiplication and division
  • Understanding of statistical process control, root cause analysis, repeat and reliability methodologies
  • Ability to identify issues, compare and analyze data, and investigate discrepancies
  • Experience using Microsoft Office, including the ability to create basic reports, documents, presentations and spreadsheets in MS Word, MS Excel, and MS PowerPoint
  • 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
  • Constant exposure to extreme heat, loud noise, dirt, dust, odors, and fumes
  • Ability to sit, stand/walk, bend at waist, squat at knees, crawl/kneel, climb stairs, reach from torso, reach over shoulders, grasp, push/pull, carry and lift/lower
  • Must be able to frequently utilize visual acuity when inspecting product
  • 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:

  • Experience using ERP or Quality Management System, SAP
  • Data analysis expertise
  • Generation of Excel charts and Power Point presentations


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.




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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