Engineering Co-Op - Multiple Openings!

Date: Sep 10, 2023

Location: Mason, MI, US

Company: Dart Container

Dart Container is looking for highly motivated college individuals pursing a degree in ELECTRICAL Engineering to come join our Co-Op Opportunities in Mason, Michigan!


Dart has approximately 15,000 employees and 40 locations around the globe where we produce some of the world’s most recognizable products—including everyone’s favorite Red Solo Cup—and we’re also an award-winning leader in recycling and environmental stewardship! Dart is a great place to launch your career Here, everyone’s voice is heard and respected, from student employees to industry veterans. We provide a culture that values wellness and community!


What Engineering Degrees we are looking for:  Electrical


What we offer to our Co-Op Students:

  • Housing Allowance
  • Onsite Fitness Center
  • Flexible Work Schedule
  • Holiday Pay
  • 401k Matching
  • Competitive Pay
  • Travel Opportunity

Dart is a great place to work. Join us!


Day-to-Day Role:  

  • Participate in an education program of alternating work and study sessions, while attending an accredited college or university, and working towards a bachelor’s degree in Engineering
  • Receive various tasks and assignments in a structured, yet flexible work and training program within Engineering and possibly other engineering or manufacturing groups
  • Perform non-complex detailed engineering drafting and design work on new or existing machinery using Computer Aided Design (CAD) systems
  • Perform project work focusing on “hands on” involvement, such as in designing, ordering parts, fabricating, modifying, assembling, and testing prototype or production parts, machines, processes, and equipment
  • Perform work associated with software development, testing, and documentation.   Work with technicians and engineers on testing and troubleshooting hardware, network or server problems and documentation of the results
  • Perform engineering calculations, write test reports, assemble technical manuals, and provide training and support to manufacturing facilities
  • Travel to vendors and/or plants, to assist in evaluating parts or verifying equipment operations, and/or production facilities to help inspect, test, or install machinery


Core Skills and Qualifications:

Requires one of the following:

  • Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, or Senior status at an accredited college or university and working towards a bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Mechanical, Industrial, Manufacturing, Plastics, Chemical, Packaging, Material Science or Sustainability)  OR
  • Graduating from High School in 2022/2023 with the acceptance to attend an University and study Mechanical, Industrial, Manufacturing, Paper, Plastics, Chemical, Packaging, Material Science or Sustainability Engineering discipline


The ideal candidate must possess all of the following: 

  • Must be able to travel up to 25% or more
  • Must be able to work multiple co-op rotations
  • An organized, self-motivated, self-disciplined, and teamwork oriented individual with a good work ethic
  • Good verbal and strong written communication skills
  • Understanding and application of geometry, algebra, trigonometry, statistics, and basic engineering principals
  • Ability to recognize issues and develop possible solutions to non-routine problems

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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