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Process Technician II / III

Date: Nov 14, 2022

Location: Mason, MI, US

Company: Dart Container

Dart Container is looking to hire a Process Technician II / III for our growing corporate manufacturing operations team to work on our Mason Campus. This individual will help to support our foam cup and molded fiber product lines. In this position you will maintain and optimize production and prototype equipment and materials, communicate data and observations from trials via written reports, order and fabricate prototype parts, and support production facilities remotely and via travel. If you have a mechanical, automotive, lab, or manufacturing background in any industry this could be a good fit! 

 

This role includes up to 30% domestic and international travel. For those days not traveling, Dart employees will be working onsite at our Mason campus.

 

Does this sound intriguing to you? Apply now and learn where Dart can take your career!!


Day-to-Day Role:

Process Technician II 

  • Set-up, operate, test, and troubleshoot moderately complex production equipment
  • Adhere to established tolerances and adjust machinery as required
  • Read and interpret drawings, schematics, and bills of material
  • Diagnose and repair moderately complex mechanical equipment and instruments
  • Operate power and manual hand tools
  • Monitor instruments and equipment and collect operating data including calibration, inspection, testing, and repair activities to assist in making adjustments to instruments and equipment
  • Devise, fabricate, assemble, and disassemble new or modified mechanical components and machinery 
  • Provide technical support to engineers to achieve improvements in cycle-time, yield, unit cost, quality, safety and compliance of production and operations processes
  • Maintain an adequate spare parts inventory and order new or replacement parts
  • Collaborate with production personnel and other departments to gather information and draft reports, and improve equipment, processes, and products
  • Mentor other team members

Process Technician III 

  • Set-up, operate, test, and troubleshoot complex production equipment
  • Adhere to established tolerances and adjust machinery as required
  • Read and interpret basic drawings, schematics, and bills of material
  • Diagnose and repair complex mechanical equipment and instruments
  • Operate power and manual hand tools
  • Monitor instruments and equipment and collect operating data including calibration, inspection, testing, and repair activities to assist in making adjustments to instruments and equipment
  • Devise, fabricate, assemble, and disassemble new or modified mechanical components and machinery 
  • Provide technical support to engineers to achieve improvements in cycle-time, yield, unit cost, quality, safety and compliance of production and operations processes
  • Lead or participate with engineers in process failure discussions and investigations 
  • Lead or participate with engineers in troubleshooting, analysis, evaluation, implementation, and documentation of technical solutions
  • Participate with engineers on projects or programs of minimal size, scope, and duration
  • 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
  • Mentor other team members

Core Skills and Qualifications:
The ideal candidate must possess all of the following:

Process Technician II

  • Requires one of the following:
  • Associate’s degree with an emphasis in a mechanical or manufacturing process program and one (1) year of manufacturing equipment and processes, mechanical or machine maintenance and installation experience, OR
  • High school diploma or equivalent and two (2) years of manufacturing equipment and processes, mechanical or machine maintenance and installation experience
  • Proficiency in using powered and manual hand tools such as soldering iron, multimeter, wrench, hammer, screwdriver, etc.
  • Math skills to include decimals and fractions
  • Ability to read and understand blueprints or drawings such as manuals, catalogues, schematics, or prints 
  • Prior experience troubleshooting and repairing production tooling and equipment and testing equipment
  • 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

Process Technician III 

  • Requires one of the following:
  • Associate’s degree with an emphasis in a mechanical or manufacturing process program and three (3) years of manufacturing equipment and processes, mechanical or machine maintenance and installation experience, OR
  • High school diploma or equivalent and five (5) years of manufacturing equipment and processes, mechanical or machine maintenance and installation experience
  • Proficiency in using powered and manual hand tools such as soldering iron, multimeter, wrench, hammer, screwdriver, etc.
  • Math skills to include decimals and fractions
  • Ability to read and understand blueprints or drawings including, but not limited to manuals, catalogues, schematics, or prints 
  • Prior experience troubleshooting and repairing production tooling and equipment and testing equipment
  • Familiarity with, or ability to learn various statistical and quality methodologies such as 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)
  • 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

Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with steam-chest molding and/or molded fiber processes

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.

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