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Corporate Quality Control Supervisor

Date: Aug 3, 2022

Location: Mason, MI, US

Company: Dart Container

Are you a hands-on leader? Do you drive change? Can you promote continuous improvement?


If so, Dart Container is seeking an industry-proven and detail-oriented Quality Control Supervisor.


In this role you will have the opportunity to provide technical leadership and support inspecting, testing, and analyzing the quality of products and processes.


Qualities we are looking for:

  • Supervisory experience
  • Ability to develop strategic plans
  • Identify training and development needs
  • Formulate and maintain quality control objectives
  • Comfortable with and enjoy continuously evaluating opportunities for improved efficiency, quality, safety, and service


If you are looking for a challenging and rewarding position that has a great deal of personnel interaction with various groups across an organization than apply below!


Day-to-Day Role:

  • Manage the coordination and overall integration of quality control inspection, testing, and analysis
  • Provide direction, technical expertise, and support resources
  • Act as a subject matter expert regarding quality control processes and procedures
  • Oversee quality inspection, testing, troubleshooting, analysis, evaluation, implementation, and documentation
  • Review and approve proposed corrective actions
  • Develop training and teach statistical and quality methodologies and procedures
  • Develop inspection criteria, methods, procedures, and test parameters for products and/or testing equipment
  • Evaluate, recommend, and acquire required tools and technology
  • Research and implement cost savings opportunities for the company and external customer
  • Provide technical support to engineers to achieve improvements in cycle-time, yield, unit cost, quality, safety and compliance of production and operations processes
  • Establish continuous improvement plans where efficiency, quality, safety, or service can be improved
  • Mentor staff
  • Supervise and direct the work of others
  • Responsible for employee development, discipline, performance appraisals, and administration of policies, and assignment of breaks, lunches, and other relief periods
  • Make overtime, hiring, firing, and pay adjustment recommendations


Day-to-Day Role:

Requires one of the following:

  • Associate Degree with an emphasis in quality control or engineering and six (6) years of related experience, OR
  • High school diploma or equivalent and two (2) years of technical training, apprenticeship, trade school, military technical school, or on the job training specifically relating to manufacturing equipment and processes or quality and eight (8) years of related experience

Requires all of the Following: 

  • One (1) year of supervisory experience and/or demonstrated technical leadership
  • Experience in quality processes and procedures
  • Ability to successfully prioritize, and manage large, complex projects, deadlines, tasks, and teams
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills necessary in order to persuade and influence decision making of individuals, groups, or work teams, and to explain difficult issues
  • Analytical experience including investigating issues, recognizing trends, and recommending solutions to non-routine complex quality issues
  • Excellent visual and color acuity required
  • Math skills to include simple addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, decimals, and fractions
  • Experience using various statistical and quality methodologies including but not limited to Statistical Process Control (SPC), Statistical Quality Control (SQC), 5S, 8D, Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA), Root Cause Analysis, Gage Repeatability and Reproducibility (R&R), and Design of Experiments (DOE)
  • Understand production processes, quality control, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture of products

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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