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Engineering Project Manager

Date: May 23, 2022

Location: Mason, MI, US

Company: Dart Container

Have you recently gotten that favorite hot drink to go from your local coffee shop? Did you use single use food and beverage containers for your family gatherings this year? Oh, good! Then you are familiar with Dart Container – we set the Industry Standard of Excellence by safely and efficiently providing high-quality food and beverage packaging solutions with exceptionally reliable service to each and every one of our customers.


We are currently looking for the newest member of our Engineering Project Management team. Are you a personable, detail oriented, inspirational team player with the desire to work with a diverse group of people to ensure timely delivery? Have you been looking for your next role in a manufacturing/engineering environment?


Apply now!!

Day-to-Day Role:

  • Manage projects or programs of moderate size, complexity, and duration.
  • Coordinate members of the project team including engineers, designers, and technicians
  • Develop project plans, schedules, and work plans, estimate resources and costs for all stages, and track financial health of projects
  • Work in an ambiguous environment and collaborate across multiple areas to define the project scope, goals, and deliverables
  • Document and track project plan
  • Develop and maintain relationships with team members, project sponsor, and stakeholders
  • Maintain continuous alignment of project scope with defined strategic business objectives
  • Communicate both technical and non-technical information to all levels of staff and management
  • Monitor progress and critical path of projects, identify problems impeding progress, and work creatively and analytically demonstrating teamwork and innovation
  • Communicate risks, changes and other information relating to the project
  • Proactively manage scope change requests
  • Provide reports, updates and feedback to management and project team
  • Identify successful and unsuccessful project elements after project completion and provide recommendations for improvement
  • Mentor other engineering project managers



Core Skills & Qualifications:

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

  • Ability to effectively manage and execute multiple tasks, projects, and priorities
  • Ability to establish project plans, regularly monitor and track progress on work projects, and communicate with project partners
  • Excellent verbal and written skills necessary to communicate intricate job-related processes
  • Ability to understand and apply financial analysis
  • Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of products


The ideal Mid level candidate must possess all of the following: 

  • Requires one of the following:
    • Bachelor's degree with an emphasis in engineering, business, or a technical related field of study and three (3) years of project management related experience
    • Associate degree and eight (8) years project management related experience
    • High school diploma or equivalent and twelve (12) years of project management related experience

Preferred Skills and Qualifications: 

  • Intermediate level of proficiency with MS Project, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint and SharePoint. SAP and Stage Gate
  • Project management training or training in project management related fields to include risk, quality, and scheduling
  • PMP certification


The ideal Senior level candidate must possess all of the following: 

  • Requires one of the following:
    • Bachelor's degree in engineering, business, or a related technical field of study and five (5) years of project management related experience
    • Associates degree and ten (10) years of project management related experience
    • High school diploma or equivalent and fourteen (14) years of project management related experience
  • PMP certification
  • Experience successfully managing and completing multiple large, complex engineering projects

Preferred Skills and Qualifications: 

  • Advanced level of proficiency with MS Project, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint and SharePoint.  SAP and Stage Gate



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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