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Process Improvement Engineer

Date: Nov 17, 2020

Location: Leola, PA, US

Company: Dart Container

Dart Container has the opportunity to hire at the Associate Processor Engineer or Mid Process Engineer level.

 

Do you want to join forces with an established company that manufactures a product you are familiar with? 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 cups and containers to tamper-evident food packaging and yes, even the Red Solo cup, we’ve been setting the Industry Standard of Excellence for more than 60 years.

 

We are searching for a self-motivated, hands-on individual looking to gain a variety of knowledge and processes to support our newly created Process Improvement Engineer role in our Leola, PA location. 

 

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)
  • Participate in and complete projects or programs of minimal size, scope, and duration
  • Develop knowledge of processes, equipment, raw materials, and products
  • Document and track technical changes and/or improvements and standard operating procedures (SOPs)
  • Participate in process failure discussions and investigations to ensure consistency of solutions across all facilities
  • Perform feasibility studies for fabrication, assembly, machining, or processing
  • Assist technicians with assembly and disassembly of process equipment and components in order to diagnose issues 
  • Participate in troubleshooting, analysis, evaluation, implementation, and documentation of engineering solutions
  • Collaborate with production personnel and other departments to gather information and draft reports, and improve equipment, processes, and products
  • Create test parameters and participate in the testing, data analysis, and implementation of processes, equipment, and engineering solutions 

 

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

  • Requires one of the following:
    • Bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in engineering or related field of study, OR
    • Associate’s degree and six (6) years of related engineering experience
  • Familiarity with, or ability to learn various statistical and quality methodologies including but not limited to Statistical Process Control (SPC), Statistical Quality Control (SQC), 5S, 8D, Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA), Root Cause Analysis, Gage Repeatability and Reproducibility (R&R), and Design of Experiments (DOE)
  • Lean/Improvement Certifications preferred 

 

The ideal Mid-level candidate must possess all of the following:

  • Requires one of the following:
    • Bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in engineering or related field of study and three (3) years of related engineering experience, OR
    • Associate’s degree and nine (9) years of related engineering experience
  • Experience analyzing production equipment, processes and materials and solving issues
  • Ability to write and manage Process Control Plans
  • Ability to write Process Reaction Plans
  • Prior experience working with thermoforming, injection molding, print, and/or paper equipment and processes
  • Lean/Improvement Certifications preferred 

 

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.

 

https://www.dartcontainer.com/eeoaa/

 

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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