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Designer - Multiple Levels

Date: Nov 27, 2021

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.

Are you looking to take your Design career to the next step? Dart is  now hiring for our next Mid or Senior level Designer to join a team working to bring new and innovative ideas to a growing organization. We are in search of someone that can collaborate with multiple levels of the organization to help create in implement these ideas.

 

Day-to-Day Role:

  • Take broad conceptual ideas and develop them into useful designs.
  • Complete projects of moderate size, scope, and duration
  • Coordinate the work with other designers or drafters working on the same project
  • Create simple to complex concept layouts with engineering guidance
  • Uses industry knowledge and foresight to develop solutions with broad applicability that minimize the need for future project-related re-design effort
  • Establish system requirements, work with suppliers to obtain information and quotes, and generate specifications
  • Accurately finalize the documentation for the implemented changes
  • Apply Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) with guidance from engineers
  • Utilize CAD software, Teamcenter® PLM system, ERP system, and standard Microsoft® Office software
  • Develop knowledge of processes, equipment, and raw materials
  • Troubleshoot, analyze, identify, evaluate and implement design-led solutions to challenging problems
  • Receive and review straight-forward system requirements, work with suppliers to obtain information and quotes, and generate specifications
  • Collaborate with engineering and other departments to improve equipment, processes, and products
  • Participate in the review of documentation packages for release to manufacturing
  • Mentor other designers and drafters

 

Core Skills & Qualifications:

The ideal candidate for both levels must possess all of the following:

  • Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in the production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models
  • Experience with applying and interpreting Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T)
  • Understanding of engineering drawing and principles
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • 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
  • Understanding and application of decimals and fractions
  • Ability to learn how to use software and systems such as Teamcenter® PLM system and SAP
  • Up to 25% domestic and international travel
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a valid driver’s license and passport

The ideal candidate for the mid-level must possess all of the following:

  • Requires one of the following:
    • Bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in design or related field of study and two (2) years of drafting and/or design experience, OR
    • Associate's degree with design-related coursework and six (6) years of drafting and/or design experience, OR
    • High school diploma or equivalent and nine (9) years of drafting and/or design experience
  • Understanding of materials and manufacturing processes

The ideal candidate for the senior level must possess all of the following:

  • Requires one of the following:
    • Bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in design or related field of study and four (4) years of drafting and/or design experience, OR
    • Associate's degree with design-related coursework and eight (8) years of drafting and/or design experience, OR
    • High school diploma or equivalent and eleven (11) years of drafting and/or design experience
  • Good working knowledge of various materials such as plastic, metal, and/or paper, their properties, and applicability to achieving design objectives
  • Good familiarity with common manufacturing and fabrication methodologies and the capabilities/limitations of those processes for producing forms and shapes and with varying degrees of precision and repeatability
  • Demonstrated ability to devise creative and innovative design solutions that maximize performance and profitability

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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