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Production Supervisor

Date: Nov 23, 2020

Location: Leola, PA, US

Company: Dart Container

Dart has two different shifts available: Flex schedule rotating between two of Leola's three shifts.



Dart Container Corporation makes everyday products that provides people with the freedom to enjoy the food and drinks they love, wherever they are - for the past 50 years and going strong! Our big picture is focused on a long-term commitment to exceed our customers’ expectations through dependable quality, exceptional service and environmental leadership. Is that a future you'd like to be a part of? 


We are on the hunt for an experienced Production Supervisor who thrives in a highly collaborative environment and is dedicated to providing effective leadership to our employees. We’ll look to you to support the plant’s continuous improvement plan by analyzing challenges and facilitating solutions. Dart places strong focus on the value of our employees so having effective communication skills to promote team building and excellent employee relations are an absolute must for this role.




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.  This includes a commitment to a process of continuous improvement
  • Take ownership and demonstrate leadership necessary to achieve goals specific to Safety, Quality, Service, Efficiency and Employee Development
  • Schedule product priorities, equipment, workstations and staff to efficiently meet production goals on time.  This includes taking daily attendance, scheduling personnel on specific lines and coordinating lunch and rest breaks
  • Track Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s), anticipating and correcting trends which would compromise achievement of targets.  This includes generating any necessary reports for site management as required
  • Solicit assistance from other departments and management as necessary to achieve productivity goals and targets
  • Audit the floor as required by Leader Standard Work, monitor productivity metrics, verify adherence to procedures/ standard work and correct deficiencies as necessary
  • Inspect product and sign quality control check sheets as required per quality standards / procedures
  • 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
  • Participate in recruitment process  and make recommendations regaruding staffing decisions



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 a production environment
  • 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
  • Experience using Microsoft Office, including the ability to create basic reports, documents, presentations and spreadsheets in MS Word, MS Excel, and MS PowerPoint
  • Displays strong interpersonal skills and is accessible and approachable
  • Ability to be on-call 24/7 and work weekends
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a valid driver’s license


Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

  • SAP experience
  • Lean manufacturing experience
  • Supervisory 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.


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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