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Production Planner - Materials, 7:30a-4pm

Date: May 29, 2021

Location: Leola, PA, US

Company: Dart Container

Date: April 26, 2021

Location:  Leola, PA, US

Company: Dart Container


Day-to-Day Role:

  • Execute the download requirements and provide the Corporate Planner and Purchaser with information in an effective and cost-efficient way. 
  • Manage forecast requirements. Monitor planned working calendar keeping information up to date while generating and analyzing available capacity. 
  • Create detailed production schedules. 
  • May be responsible for raw material inventory management including WIP, paper stock, packaging materials. 
  • Comply with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) as required. 
  • Comply with Dart Container’s policies and procedures. 
  • Comply with Dart Container’s Four Corporate Priorities:  Safety, Quality, Service, and Efficiency. 
  • Work with supervisors to ensure work stations run efficiently. 
  • Work with shipping to ensure the product is available for deliveries. 
  • Responsible for the daily production input and weekly production reports. 
  • Schedule daily machine run time and coordinating downtime for machine/bagger maintenance.
  • Shares overall responsibility for product safety, legality, regulatory compliance, and quality systems. 
  • Coordinate with Quality Control to ensure efficiencies and quotas are met. 
  • Other duties assigned by Production/Plant Manager.


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

  • High School Diploma or GED and at least two (2) years of relevant production planning experience in a manufacturing environment and or training.
  • Must have strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must have strong math skills.
  • Must have analytical skills and reasoning ability.
  • Must be available to work holidays, overtime, and weekends as needed.
  • Ability to work in a “team-oriented” environment with excellent organizational skills and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to handle several things at one time – multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Computer skills – Microsoft Office Software - MS Word and MS Excel.

Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

  • Experience working with SAP.


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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