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Production Manager - FILM Dept

Date: Jun 21, 2022

Location: Leola, PA, US

Company: Dart Container

Are you looking to implement and create positive change within an organization? 


We need a leader with a true production mindset who thrives in a highly collaborative environment and shares our strong commitment to safety, quality, service and efficiency. 


Our Production Manager provide leadership to shift supervisors, maintenance department, production areas, and warehousing to support the plant’s continuous improvement plan by analyzing challenges and facilitating solutions. Effective communication skills to promote team building and excellent employee relations are a must! In this role, you will manage production for multiple shifts spanning multiple technologies and processes, with a focus on meeting Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) for safety, quality, production, efficiency, and service.


Family owned and operated for more than 60 years, we’re proud to offer: 

  • Comprehensive benefit package, including health, dental, vision, Flexible Spending Account, 401K and wellness incentives 

  • Opportunities for advancement 

  • Full tuition reimbursement 


It only takes one application to be considered. See below for details and apply today! 

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:  

  • Maintain product safety, quality, and legality 

  • Track and report daily production information 

  • Oversee and make decisions regarding quality, safety, and plant productivity 

  • Coordinate with corporate planning department and schedule production requirements accordingly 

  • Oversee shift supervisors, maintenance departments, production areas, and warehousing 

  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual reports 

  • Oversee customer service needs 

  • Work with and assist the quality department  

  • Verify inventories and monitoring cycle count results 


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

  • Displays strong interpersonal skills and is accessible and approachable
  • Bachelor's Degree with five (5) years of manufacturing operations management or leadership assignments demonstrating a progression of increased scope and responsibility
  • Five (5) years of supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Knowledge of business and management principles involved in planning, resource allocation, cost analysis and budgeting, people management, and leadership guidance
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills necessary in order to persuade and influence decision making of individuals, groups, or work teams

Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

  • Experience managing multi-shift or continuous operations
  • Lean manufacturing experience 

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.

Dart Container is a drug-free workplace.  Candidates are subject to a drug test (excluding THC*/marijuana/cannabis) and background check at the time of offer.

*THC testing ONLY when such testing is required by law.

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.

Nearest Major Market: Lancaster

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