Quality Control Technician

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Date: Nov 8, 2018

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.


Inspect finished and raw materials for defect both visually and by using simple testing methods to ensure materials meet predetermined standards.  Reports non-conformances concerning product safety, quality and legality.  Adjusts where applicable to remedy.

Day-to-Day Role:

  • Inspect finished materials (cups, bowls, plates, etc.) visually or by using micrometers, water tests, rigidity, test gauge, stack height gauges, rim diameter gauges and gram scales. Visually check materials for correct color.
  • Monitor and check machine operator’s reports for completeness and accuracy. Check raw material mixer’s report for correct set points on color, concentrate, and regrind amounts.
  • Conduct packaging verification checks by auditing packaging reports for completeness and accuracy. Complete reports on Lid Fit/Cozy Cup Fit report, Daily Quality Audit Report for Lid Lines and Solution Leak Test report.
  • Analyze and check for causes of Foremost under counts or over counts.
  • Initiate hold and rework procedures, Work with production staff to aid in the identification and correction of quality problems. Communicate quality problems and product status to Management.
  • Remove cases from conveyor and check for correct weight.
  • Keep general work area clean.
  • Train operators on quality procedures and SPC as needed.


Core Skills and Qualifications:

The ideal candidate must possess all of the following:

  • 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.
  • Ability to work overtime as needed.
  • Ability to work weekends as needed.

Preferred skills and qualifications:

  • Associate’s degree, technical certificate or equivalent.


If you experience difficulty applying online, you may call (800) 545-3278 Ext 3390 or email us at applicationassistance@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 (800) 545-3278 Ext 3370 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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