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Design Engineer

Date: Sep 14, 2022

Location: Mason, MI, US

Company: Dart Container

If you are looking for a challenging plus rewarding position and enjoy working in a collaborative environment where your ideas are valued, team members are treated with respect, trust, and integrity -- then you have found your fit!

We are looking for an experienced Design Engineer looking to join a highly collaborative and energetic staff of engineers! As a Design Engineer you will have the opportunity to apply design engineering knowledge and skills for moderately complex engineering projects

 

This position includes up to 40% domestic and international travel. For those days you are not traveling, Dart employees enjoy the flexibility of a hybrid work schedule, working 3 days in the office and 2 days from home.

 

Day-to-Day Role:

  • Manage, prioritize and complete projects or programs of moderate size, scope, and duration
  • Coordinate project work with other engineers, technicians, designers and/or or drafters 
  • Design products, components, assemblies, and/or equipment related to discipline
  • Conduct research and analysis, and recommend designs
  • Create 3D models of complex systems or products using CAD
  • Coordinate interrelated designs
  • Create parts list
  • Receive and review process and product requirements, work with suppliers to obtain information and quotes, and generate specifications
  • May conduct machine/tooling builds of medium complexity 
  • Work directly with, and may lead machine or product line installations
  • Identify broad conceptual ideas and develop them into useful solutions
  • Troubleshoot, analyze, identify, evaluate, propose, implement, and document engineering solutions
  • Collaborate with production personnel and other departments to gather information and draft reports, and improve equipment, processes, and products
  • Create test parameters and participate in the testing and implementation of engineering solutions
  • Establish continuous improvement plans where efficiency, quality, safety, or service can be improved
  • Mentor lower level engineers

 

Core Skills and Qualifications:
The ideal candidate must possess all of the following:

  • Requires one of the following:
    • Bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in engineering or related field of study and three (3) years of related engineering experience OR
    • Associate’s degree and nine (9) years of related engineering experience
  • Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various products
  • Experience with thermoforming or injection molding processes, molded fiber, foam, plastic, or paper products preferred
  • Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications
  • Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principals involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models
  • Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of products
  • Use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems
  • Ability to successfully prioritize, and organize projects, deadlines, and tasks with little supervision in both team and independent environments 
  • Strong verbal and written skills necessary to communicate intricate job-related information
  • Up to 40% domestic and international travel
  • 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:

  • Bachelor’s degree

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 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.

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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 ADArequests@dart.biz. 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 applicationassistance@dart.biz for assistance.


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