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Mechanical Technician II OR III

Date: Apr 5, 2021

Location: Mason, MI, US

Company: Dart Container


Technician responsible for assembly, disassembly and testing of equipment, acquiring and fabricating machine parts, and installing and troubleshooting equipment

Day-to-Day Role:

  • Assemble, disassemble, install, operate, test and troubleshoot moderately complex equipment
  • Operate manual mills, lathes, sheet metal equipment, and hand tools to support the fabrication of components
  • Operate power and manual hand tools
  • Operate a fork truck or shop crane as needed
  • Read and interpret basic drawings, schematics, and bills of material
  • Diagnose and repair moderately complex mechanical equipment, components and instruments
  • Perform repairs using MIG and TIG welding as needed
  • Devise, fabricate, and assemble new or modified mechanical components and machinery 
  • Evaluate and implement machine design improvements
  • Design machine components with CAD software
  • Maintain accurate records of machinery functions, test results, and equipment documentation
  • Maintain an adequate parts inventory and ordering new or replacement parts
  • Participate in small scale development efforts
  • Identify and initiate Engineering Change Orders (ECOs)
  • Provide technical support to engineers to achieve improvements in cycle-time, yield, unit cost, quality, safety and compliance of production and operations processes
  • Collaborate with production personnel and other departments to gather information and draft reports, and improve equipment, processes, and products
  • Mentor other technicians

 

Core Skills and Qualifications:

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

  • Proficiency in using powered and manual hand tools such as wrench, hammer, screwdriver, etc.
  • Experience working with machine shop tools such as a drill press, grinder, mill and lathe
  • Working knowledge of TIG and MIG welding
  • Ability to read and understand blueprints or drawings including, but not limited to manuals, catalogues, schematics, or prints 
  • Experience with applying and interpreting Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T)
  • Familiar with production tooling and equipment and testing equipment
  • Math skills to include decimals, fractions, basic algebra, and geometry
  • Prior experience using CAD software
  • Working knowledge of basic pneumatics and electrical wiring
  • Familiarity with, or ability to learn various statistical and quality methodologies including but not limited to Statistical Process Control (SPC), Statistical Quality Control (SQC), 5S, 8D, Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA), Root Cause Analysis, Gage Repeatability and Reproducibility (R&R), and Design of Experiments (DOE)
  • Ability to understand production processes, quality control, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture of products
  • Good verbal and written skills necessary to communicate intricate job-related information
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a fork truck license

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

  • Requires one of the following:
    • Associate’s degree with an emphasis in a mechanical or machining program and one (1) year of manufacturing equipment and processes, machining or machine maintenance and installation experience, OR
    • High school diploma or equivalent and two (2) years of manufacturing equipment and processes, machining or machine maintenance and installation experience

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

  • Requires one of the following:
    • Associate’s degree with an emphasis in a mechanical or machining program and three (3) years of manufacturing equipment and processes, machining or machine maintenance and installation experience, OR
    • High school diploma or equivalent and five (5) years of manufacturing equipment and processes, machining or machine maintenance and installation experience

 

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.

 

If you experience difficulty applying online, you may call (833) 472-3278 or email us at HRConnect@dart.biz for assistance.

 

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.

 

https://www.dartcontainer.com/eeoaa/

 

If you have a disability and need an accommodation to access this website or for the application process, you should call Dart at (833) 472-3278 or email us at ADArequests@dart.biz. Relay calls can be made by dialing 711 or the relay number for your state.

 


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