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Maintenance Supervisor, Dayside - Bonus!

Date: Jul 4, 2021

Location: Leola, PA, US

Company: Dart Container

Don’t wait!  Join our team today to take advantage of our limited time attendance bonuses with the ability to earn up to $4,000! *


Day-to-Day Role:

  • Supervise and promote 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.   
  • Take ownership and demonstrate the leadership necessary to achieve goals specific to Safety, Quality, Service, Efficiency, and Employee Development. 
  • Lead by example to promote and encourage employees to strongly commit to safety and GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices)   
  • 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 the 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 that would compromise the 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
  • Understand, support, and follow management expectations in alignment with company values. 
  • Supervise, cross-train and direct the work of others
  • Responsible for employee onboarding, coaching/counseling, development, discipline, performance appraisals, administration of policies, and assignment of breaks, lunches, and other relief periods
  • Make recommendations regarding staffing decisions
  • Conduct or participate in the interview process with new candidates


Core Skills and Qualifications:

The ideal candidate must possess all of the following:

  • High School Diploma or GED  
  • Two (2) years supervisory experience required with demonstrated strong leadership and management skills 
  • Three (3) years of experience in maintenance and reliability
  • Displays strong interpersonal skills and is accessible and approachable
  • Experience in mechanical and electrical machine maintenance, which may include automation, robotics, and controls
  • Familiar with the use of hand tools
  • Experienced in reading and interpreting schematics, blueprints, and electrical drawings
  • Ability to utilize and train employees on technology, processes, and procedures 
  • 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  
  • Previous plant production software experience required, SAP experience preferred
  • Ability to perform root cause analysis, compare and investigate information, and recommend and implement the resolution
  • Proven analytical problem solver 
  • Ability to be on-call 24/7 and work weekends 
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a valid driver’s license  
  • 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 

Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

  • Associate or Bachelor degree


*Full time employees are eligible to earn up to $1,000 per month (up to $500 per month for part time) based on meeting 90% of your work schedule.  You will be eligible for these bonuses upon hire.  The program runs June through October.


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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