Corporate Trainer

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Date: Dec 6, 2017

Location: Mason, MI, US

Company: Dart Container

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.



Dart Container is hiring for multiple positions:

  • Individuals to facilitate employee development and leadership training to corporate and manufacturing employees across the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom.
  • Individuals to design, develop, and facilitate employee development and leadership training to corporate and manufacturing employees across the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom.
  • Individuals to design, develop, and facilitate employee development and leadership training to corporate and manufacturing employees across the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and in Latin America.


With the completion of our 4 million dollar training center, Dart Container is looking to expand its Corporate Training and Management Development department by adding highly qualified individuals to provide training experiences that will change the way our employees think and perform.  Our trainers utilize multiple high ceiling, flexible seating classrooms equipped with the latest audio and video technology including smart boards, Telepresence and LMS services.  Our trainers support thousands of employees and are charged with the responsibility of connecting with every student in the classroom in a challenging and engaging manner that prepares our employees to reach their fullest potential.

The Corporate Trainer will provide training and skill development to all levels of employees.  The goal is to help others reach their potential through engaging activities that challenge thinking and expose new approaches for increased job performance.  This individual is a visible and active influence to improve knowledge, skills, abilities and behaviors in others.  This improvement in others is expected to result in higher levels of productivity and profitability for the company.


Dart Corporate Trainers will facilitate training experiences for our employees that are:

  • Practical
  • Relevant
  • Genuine
  • Consistent
  • Challenging


Dart Corporate Trainers will demonstrate their intellect through: 

  • a deep understanding and connection to the training material and audience
  • anticipation of outcomes and consequences
  • uncovering the root cause of employee’s thinking and motivation
  • empathy
  • cogent use of training approaches and techniques
  • problem solving
  • innovative approaches 
  • synthesis - pulling unrelated information together to form a logical opinion
  • analysis - can breakdown pieces of a situation, need or problem into component parts and assign an appropriate weight or value.
  • communicating in a concise, to the point manner 


Dart Corporate Trainers' skills are highlighted by the ability to:

  • reveal the importance of the training material and connect it to the needs of the students
  • be compelling – people will sit up and take notice
  • be persuasive - shifting people’s opinions and points of view 
  • anticipate objections and prepare to overcome them
  • include and engage all students in a class
  • embrace teachable moments
  • halt course discussion that is prolonging rather than clarifying
  • design courses that are aligned with company goals


Dart Corporate Trainers go about their daily responsibilities with a style and manner that is:

  • approachable
  • humble
  • genuine
  • inquisitive
  • supportive
  • optimistic
  • and seeks to recognize the strength and value of others


Day-to-Day Role:

  • Actively develop productive working relationships with the Training Department, Human Resources representatives and other department managers both at the corporate offices and plant locations as needed.
  • Perform needs assessments and analyze the training needs of various departments 
  • Build the most effective training course possible using research, insight, experience, and understanding of the needs and culture of the company.
  • Facilitate the most effective training course possible using insight, experience, and an understanding of the needs and culture of the company
  • Present classes in person, virtual or through e-learning.
  • Assess the effectiveness of all courses presented through personal introspection, course surveys, input from other trainers and the head of the Training and Management Development department.
  • Share information, experiences and ideas with other trainers in an effort to raise the overall effectiveness of the Training and Management Development department.

Core Skills and Qualifications:

The ideal candidate must possess all of the following:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business or related field
  • Minimum of three years of experience in training office professional employees, production facility employees and/or adult learners in classroom environment 
  • Training experience must include areas of employee development and/or management training
  • Strong knowledge of supervisory and management practices and skills
  • Intermediate computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Excellent Facilitation Skills
  • Excellent platform skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Ability to recognize problems and recommend viable solutions
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to interact professionally with all employees at all times
  • Ability to travel up to 30% of the time including some international travel
  • Requires a valid driver’s license and favorable motor vehicle report
  • Requires the ability to obtain and maintain a passport

Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

  • Experience with online or virtual training
  • Experience in performing needs analysis, research and design, and development of training courses  
  • Management or supervisory experience
  • Experience with Sharepoint is a plus
  • Spanish language skills a plus


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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