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Associate Enterprise Systems Engineer

Date: Nov 24, 2022

Location: Mason, MI, US

Company: Dart Container

Dart Container has a unique opportunity to hire an Associate Enterprise Systems Engineer who will be responsible for providing process and equipment expertise for Machine Data Collection (MDC) equipment.  This role is responsible for conducting and overseeing the assembly, disassembly, configuration, or modification to MDC equipment. In this role, you will also be responsible for refining higher level processes and training production personnel and other staff members on MDC equipment, software, and process knowledge.


Day-to-Day Role:

  • Establish and maintain relationships with plant personnel to facilitate exchange of information regarding plant needs and project requirements
  • Verify, document, and configure MDC software and equipment as required
  • Install, configure, assemble, and disassemble or lead a team to install, configure, assemble, and disassemble MDC equipment
  • Provide direction to plant personnel to install electrical/electronic and computer equipment
  • Train Dart personnel in the processes of MDC equipment set-up and operation
  • Troubleshoot and provide resolution to MDC equipment and process issues
  • Assist in the design of MDC equipment
  • Consult with plants to assist in MDC equipment repair and process changes
  • Research and experiment with MDC technical components to identify and plan for parts obsolescence and replacement
  • Create and implement action plans to include, but not be limited to, travel plans, equipment configuration, assembly and disassembly, resource scheduling, data acquisition and tool needs
  • Serve as a liaison between manufacturing personnel and vendors in defining solutions for implementing MDC equipment


Core Skills and Qualifications:

The ideal candidate must possess all of the following:

  • Associate’s degree with an emphasis in computer science, information systems, engineering, or a related field of study and two (2) years of experience with data collection equipment related to production data acquisition and reporting or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience installing, configuring, troubleshooting, and supporting MDC equipment
  • Strong communication skills to clearly explain options and solutions to end-users
  • Ability to travel up to 25% domestically and internationally  
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a valid driver’s license and passport
  • Requires a valid driver’s license and favorable motor vehicle report upon hire

Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

  • Two (2) years of experience using or administering Linux operation systems
  • Experience working with manufacturing personnel in production operations for data acquisition and reporting in support of machine maintenance and operational efficiency
  • Software development experience in Java or Python

Overview: Dart makes everyday products that give people the freedom to enjoy the food & drinks they love, wherever they are. From to-go containers and dinnerware to tamper-evident food packaging and even the red Solo cup, Dart products have been keeping people on the go and having fun for more than 50 years. Dart is a family-owned, family-focused company of 13,000 employees united by a shared set of values. Headquartered in Mason, MI, Dart has 30 locations in four countries.

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.

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