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Process Technician III

Date: Feb 15, 2021

Location: Leola, PA, US

Company: Dart Container

Responsible for coordination and/or execution of the assembly, installation, set-up, operation, testing, and troubleshooting of production equipment to ensure that machines are running at optimum efficiency.
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)
  • Set-up, operate, test, and troubleshoot complex production equipment
  • Adhere to established tolerances and adjust machinery as required
  • Read and interpret basic drawings, schematics, and bills of material
  • Diagnose and repair complex mechanical equipment and instruments
  • Operate power and manual hand tools
  • Monitor instruments and equipment and collect operating data including calibration, inspection, testing, and repair activities to assist in making adjustments to instruments and equipment
  • Devise, fabricate, assemble, and disassemble new or modified mechanical components and machinery 
  • Provide technical support to engineers to achieve improvements in cycle-time, yield, unit cost, quality, safety and compliance of production and operations processes
  • Lead or participate with engineers in process failure discussions and investigations 
  • Lead or participate with engineers in troubleshooting, analysis, evaluation, implementation, and documentation of technical solutions
  • Participate with engineers on projects or programs of minimal size, scope, and duration
  • Collaborate with production personnel and other departments to gather information and draft reports, and improve equipment, processes, and products
  • Recommend continuous improvement plans where efficiency, quality, safety, or service can be improved

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

  • Requires one of the following:
    • Associate’s degree with an emphasis in a mechanical or manufacturing process program and three (3) years of manufacturing equipment and processes, mechanical or machine maintenance and installation experience, OR
    • High school diploma or equivalent and five (5) years of manufacturing equipment and processes, mechanical or machine maintenance and installation experience
  • Two years of previous industrial maintenance experience.
  • Two years of previous experience with basic hand tools and power tools.
  • Ability to read and understand blueprints or drawings including, but not limited to manuals, catalogues, schematics, or prints 
  • Prior experience troubleshooting and repairing production tooling and equipment and testing equipment
  • Familiarity with, or ability to learn various statistical and quality methodologies such as 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)
  • Understanding of production processes, quality control, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture of products
  • Excellent verbal and written skills necessary in order to communicate intricate job-related processes
  • 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


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.




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