Quality Control Technician I - 4p-12a

Date: May 25, 2023

Location: Horse Cave, KY, US

Company: Dart Container

Check, test and inspect finished products and raw materials to ensure products and materials meet predetermined standards.

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).
  • · Develop knowledge of processes, equipment, materials, and products.
  • · Conduct routine quality inspections of semi-finished, finished, and/or printed products 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 to improve quality.
  • · 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
  • · Analyze data and reports on SPC and machine capability

Core Skills and Qualifications:
The ideal candidate must possess all of the following:

  • Six (6) months of experience inspecting and performing quality checks or;
  • Twelve (12) credit hours in quality technology or related concentration from an accredited school
  • Excellent visual and color acuity
  • Math skills to include simple addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division
  • Ability to learn quality standards and methodologies
  • Ability to use computer to record results and create reports
  • Demonstration of minimum proficiency with the English language to ensure effective new hire training and on-going communications about safety and quality issues

Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

  • Experience using Microsoft Office, including the ability to create basic reports, documents, presentations and spreadsheets in MS Word, MS Excel, and MS PowerPoint
  • SAP or Quality Management System experience 

Overview: Dart makes everyday products that give people the freedom to enjoy the food & drinks they love, wherever they are. From to-go containers and dinnerware to tamper-evident food packaging and even the red Solo cup, Dart products have been keeping people on the go and having fun for more than 50 years. Dart is a family-owned, family-focused company of 13,000 employees united by a shared set of values. Headquartered in Mason, MI, Dart has 30 locations in four countries.

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.

Dart Container is a drug-free workplace.  Candidates are subject to a drug test (excluding THC*/marijuana/cannabis) and background check at the time of offer.

*THC testing ONLY when such testing is required by law.

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.

If you experience difficulty applying online, you may call (800) 545-3278 Ext 3390 or email us at applicationassistance@dart.biz for assistance.

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