Process Engineer

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Date: Mar 9, 2018

Location: Horse Cave, KY, 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.

The Process Engineer provides technical expertise relating to projects and process improvement projects for new and/or existing product lines.

Day-to-Day Role:

  • Comply with good manufacturing practices (GMP) as required.
  • Comply with Dart Container's policies and procedures.
  • 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.
  • Foster a culture that embraces safety.
  • Develop process control engineering systems and procedures. Areas of expertise include: applicable product, materials and equipment knowledge, failure mode effect analysis process capability and control studies, gage repeatability & reproducibility, root cause analysis and design of experiments.
  • Work with operational, mechanical, and electrical teams to create and complete projects.
  • Evaluate, analyze, and recommend changes to improvements in materials, products, processes, and equipment.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of machine layouts for product flow improvements.
  • Provide detailed technical equipment training and guidance to operational, mechanical, and electrical personnel, acting as the internal technical expert in the plant.
  • Act as a resource for the process improvement program to create an environment of employee involvement and continuous improvement.
  • Establish maintenance and operations procedures parameters.

Core Skills and Qualifications:

The ideal candidate must possess all of the following:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills necessary in order to communicate intricate job-related processes to internal customers
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering.
  • Three (3) years of experience in a manufacturing and/or project management environment.
  • Three (3) years of Microsoft Office Product experience.
  • Three (3) years of Computer Aided Drafting and Design experience.
  • Three (3) years of Manufacturing Project Software experience.
  • Knowledge and skill with electrical and electronics.
  • Design skills, i.e., floor layouts, tooling, product design, etc.
  • Knowledge of manufacturing lean concepts.
  • Independent judgment/decision making.
  • Ability to apply higher level mathematical theory.
  • Ability to turn concepts into practical application.



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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