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Electrical Technician II

Date: Aug 13, 2022

Location: Mason, MI, US

Company: Dart Container

We have an opportunity for you! At Dart, we strive to hire people who are passionate about their work and excited to be part of a growing, innovative company.


Dart Container is looking for an experienced Electrical Technician to join our Manufacturing, Tooling, and Machinery Division!


Day-to-Day Role:

  • Set-up, test, and troubleshoot moderately complex machine and process control systems
  • Assemble, disassemble, wire, and test electrical controls, machinery and prototype equipment
  • Aid Engineering in the construction and testing of prototype equipment
  • Read and interpret electrical assembly drawings, schematics, wire lists and bills of material
  • Identify and evaluate electrical and electronic components
  • Conduct bench tests on electrical and electronic controls and systems
  • Diagnose and repair moderately complex electrical and electronic controls and systems including non-routine issues
  • Operate power and manual hand tools
  • Collaborate with electrical engineers or other personnel to identify, define, or solve moderately complex problems and issues
  • Maintain an adequate spare parts inventory and order parts for new installation or replacement
  • Collaborate with production personnel and other departments to gather information and draft reports, and improve equipment, processes, and products
  • Recommend continuous improvement plans where efficiency, quality, safety, or service can be improved
  • Develop knowledge of automated production equipment, electrical and hardware schematics, Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) ladder logic, Human-Machine Interface (HMI), and controls software
  • Mentor and train lower-level technicians and other team members
  • Work with moderate supervision and with complete documentation
  • Maintain and clean work area
  • Promote good employee relations and high morale
  • Demonstrate teamwork and respect by working constructively with co-workers and customers to achieve the best results possible
  • Follow all safety rules and procedures to ensure a safe working environment
  • All other duties assigned by the supervisor or department manager


Core Skills and Qualifications:

The ideal candidate must possess all of the following:


  • Associate’s degree with an emphasis in electronics or an electrical program and one (1) year of electrical experience, OR
  • High school diploma or equivalent and two (2) years of electrical experience


  • Familiar with electrical and safety standards
  • Proficiency in using powered and manual hand tools such as soldering iron, multimeter, wrench, hammer, screwdriver, etc.
  • Prior experience using testing equipment
  • Ability to understand, identify, and protect against electrical hazards
  • Ability to solve basic algebraic equations and electrical formulas, and understand decimals and fractions
  • Ability to read and understand blueprints or drawings including, but not limited to manuals, catalogues, schematics, prints or wire lists
  • Ability to learn and understand automated production equipment, electrical and hardware schematics, Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) ladder logic, Human-Machine Interface (HMI), and controls software
  • Understanding of production processes, quality control, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture of products
  • Excellent verbal and written skills necessary in order to communicate intricate job-related processes

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.

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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