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Maintenance Mechanic II

Date: Feb 23, 2021

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 conducts 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.
  • Maintain boiler room and preventative checks and services of boiler room equipment. 
  • Perform maintenance on air compressors, process systems (cooling water), pentane recovery systems (if applicable) (including re-calibration), boilers, cooling tanks/towers, pumps, and related equipment.
  • Maintain hot water heating systems for buildings to include maintaining heat pumps.
  • Maintain and repair of water pumps and water softeners.
  • Perform water analysis for boiler, process systems, settling pond, and recording same.
  • Notify production supervisor and/or production managers of significant deviations from normal operating conditions.
  • Blow down boilers to remove contaminates and adding assorted chemicals (rust inhibitors, de-scalers, etc.) to boilers to ensure proper performance of systems.  (Annually will perform major boiler maintenance.)
  • Maintain adequate inventory of parts and supplies necessary to perform duties.
  • Maintain equipment, work areas, and departmental cleanliness while eliminating safety hazards.
  • Comply with all safety, quality, and Good Manufacturing Practice requirements.
  • 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:

  • Three (3) years of industrial maintenance experience (includes industrial maintenance, auto/diesel mechanic, machinist, HVAC, or electronic tech/electrician).
  • Demonstrate minimum proficiency with the English language in order to ensure effective new hire and ongoing communications about safety and quality issues.
  • 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
  • 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 (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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