Machine Operator - Lid

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Date: Jan 12, 2018

Location: Leola, PA, US

Company: Dart Container

Machine Operator - Monday through Friday 11:45pm - 8:15am- Occasional weekends required. 

Day-to-Day Role:

  • Responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the thermoforming machines.
  • Responsible for checking schedules for job-runs and ensuring proper materials are run. 
  • Responsible for Loader blender for Extruder.
  • Inspect and troubleshoot machinery.
  • Responsible for operations of Extruder, checking and maintaining heat settings and pressure settings, changing screens on Extruder.
  • Responsible for thermoformers, checking oven temperatures, checking air and vacuum settings, running trim-press, air pressure adjustments and cleaning of former molds.  Thermoformers produce plastic lids, cups, plates and bowls.  
  • Responsible for maintaining logs of production (loads), problems and trim press speeds.
  • Responsible for changing bagger film rolls.
  • Responsible for coordinating with Inspector/Packers on any special runs or quality issues.
  • Responsible for area cleanliness.

Core Skills and Qualifications:

The ideal candidate must possess all of the following:

  • One (1) year experience with basic hand tools through work experience or schooling required.
  • One (1) year mechanical experience through work experience or schooling required.
  • One (1) year electrical experience preferred.
  • Forklift experience preferred.
  • Proven work history of stable employment. 
  • Must be able to work overtime as needed.
  • 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.



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.


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

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Nearest Major Market: Lancaster

Job Segment: Equipment Operator, Warehouse, Industrial, Machinist, Forklift, Manufacturing

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