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Production Supervisor - Overnights

Date: Apr 1, 2021

Location: Lithonia, GA, US

Company: Dart Container

Dart is on the search for a Production Supervisor to join us in Lithonia, Georgia!  Current shift: Overnights 8:00 PM to 8:00 AM.


Dart Container Corporation manufactures everyday products that give people the freedom to enjoy the food and drinks they love, wherever they are. From to-go containers and dinnerware to tamper-evident food packaging and even the red Solo cup, our products are being used everywhere you look!


We trust our Production Supervisors to effectively lead our employees while supporting the plant’s continuous improvement plan by analyzing challenges and facilitating solutions. Do you have years of experience working in a production environment and confident that it’s where you thrive? Are you naturally intrigued by how your contributions can positively impact an organization’s big picture? Do you have a proven track record in supervising production employees and bringing energy, enthusiasm and accountability to the production floor?


What’s in it for you?
Enough about what we need – what’s in it for you? Dart Container has been family owned and operated for more than 60 years and are proud to offer:

  • A comprehensive benefit package including health, dental, vision, 401K, wellness incentives and a generous tuition assistance program
  • Opportunities to advance throughout the company with managements investment in growing your job satisfaction and career
  • A culture that makes you want to show up to work every day – we are friends and neighbors, united by values that bring out the best in ourselves and each other.


If you are interested in starting the conversation – apply below.

We can’t wait to talk to you soon!

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 
  • Lead by example to promote and encourage employees to strongly commit to safety
  • Fair and equal treatment of all employees with regard to all aspects of employment, regardless of any protected characteristics
  • 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
  • Enter production and employee data into computer systems as required
  • 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.
  • Continuously monitor employee performance and conduct performance evaluations to include wage reviews of employees
  • Understand, support and follow management expectations in alignment with company values
  • 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
  • Make recommendations regarding staffing decisions
  • Conduct or participate in the interview process with new candidates


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


Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

  • Associates or Bachelor’s degree
  • SAP experience 
  • 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.


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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