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Maintenance Supervisor

Date: Nov 19, 2020

Location: Leola, PA, US

Company: Dart Container

Dart makes everyday products that give people the freedom to enjoy the food and drinks they love, wherever their day takes them. From to-go containers and dinnerware to tamper-evident food packaging and yes, even the Red Solo Cup, we’ve been setting the industry standard of excellence for more than fifty years.


Our Leola facility is looking for a Maintenance Supervisor to join forces in a fast-paced production environment. In this role, you will be responsible for the overall upkeep of production equipment and machines by schedule and execution of preventive, predictive, and reactive maintenance.


If you are looking for the next step in your career, apply below. We look forward to talking with you soon!


Day-to-Day Role:

  • Supervise teams responsible for maintenance of production equipment and machines
  • Plan, develop, and implement new methods and procedures designed to improve operations, minimize operating costs and influence greater utilization of labor and equipment
  • Ensure that maintenance work execution is compliant with statutory regulations
  • Develop and implement a comprehensive preventive maintenance program to improve machinery performance (i.e. uptime, reliability and efficiency)
  • Oversee the execution of preventive, predictive, and autonomous maintenance plans, and hold team accountable for adhering to the proper work standards related to precision maintenance as per job plans
  • Coordinate with maintenance planners and the production department to build weekly proactive maintenance schedule with detailed job plans
  • Analyze production schedules and work orders to determine work priorities for repairs, maintenance and installation
  • Administer and improve systems and procedures for maintenance work orders
  • Develop and implement a system for the collection and maintenance of data and statistics of maintenance history and maintenance needs on production equipment
  • Solicit assistance from other departments and management as necessary to achieve goals and targets
  • Utilize computer applications to maintain data and run reports  
  • Track Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s), anticipating and correcting trends which would compromise achievement of targets.   
  • Audit the floor as required by Leader Standard Work, monitor metrics, verify adherence to procedures/ standard work and correct deficiencies as necessary.  
  • Participate in root-cause analysis for repetitive damage and failure rates, work with other groups in proactively resolving equipment issues 
  • Supervise, cross-train and direct the work of others


Core Skills and Qualifications:

The ideal candidate must possess all of the following:

  • High School Diploma or GED  
  • Two (2) years of supervisory experience with demonstrated strong leadership and management skills. 
  • Three (3) years of experience in maintenance and reliability
  • Excellent verbal and written skills necessary in order to communicate intricate job-related processes 
  • Experience using Microsoft Office, including the ability to create reports, documents, presentations and spreadsheets in MS Word, MS Excel, and MS PowerPoint  
  • Ability to perform root cause analysis, compare and investigate information, and recommend and implement resolution
  • 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 
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a valid driver’s license  


Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

  • Prior supervisory experience
  • Associate or Bachelor degree 


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.


Nearest Major Market: Lancaster

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