Maintenance Mechanic II

Date: Jul 11, 2019

Location: Horse Cave, KY, US

Company: Dart Container

Day-to-Day Role:

  • Follow practices and processes intended to provide safe products that comply with appropriate laws and regulations, meet the company quality standards, and serve the needs of our customers.  This includes a commitment to a process of continuous improvement.
  • Safely and timely perform routine and non-routine equipment maintenance to maximize product quality and efficiency.
  • Diagnosis and repair of any process equipment that is exhibiting quality or efficiency defects.
  • Perform tooling mold changes and mold alignments which may affect quality or efficiency during mechanic’s shifts.
  • Maintain equipment, work areas, and departmental cleanliness while eliminating safety hazards.
  • Comply with all safety, quality, and Good Manufacturing Practice requirements.
  • Perform machine set-up and achiev full production rates and top quality on all production equipment.
  • Perform other duties within the employee’s training and skills as directed by the supervisor and/or manager.


Core Skills and Qualifications:

The ideal candidate must possess all of the following:

  • Demonstrate minimum proficiency with the English language in order to ensure effective new hire and ongoing communications about safety and quality issues.
  • Three (3) years of industrial maintenance experience (includes industrial maintenance, auto/diesel mechanic, machinist, HVAC, electronic tech/electrician and/or Dart Container Machine Operator experience).
  • Demonstrated involvement in maintaining a safe and efficient working environment.


Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

  • Departmental experience preferred
  • Three (3) months of PIT (Powered Industrial Truck), preferred
  • Three (3) years of electrical experience, preferred
  • Three (3) years of PLC (Programmable Logic Controllers), preferred
  • Three (3) years of plumbing, fabrication, welding and hydraulics, preferred
  • Departmental experience preferred (internal candidates)
  • Printing experience, preferred
  • SAP experience, preferred



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 (800) 545-3278 Ext 3390 or email us at 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 Relay calls can be made by dialing 711 or the relay number for your state.

Nearest Major Market: Elizabethtown

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