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Quality Engineer

Date: Jun 11, 2021

Location: Mason, MI, US

Company: Dart Container

Dart Container as the ability to hire at multiple levels in multiple locations: Chicago, IL, Dallas, TX, Horse Cave, KY, Mason, MI, or Waxahachie, TX.

Apply engineering knowledge and skills for moderately complex to large complex engineering projects to ensure quality and prevent defects in all phases of the manufacturing process from suppliers to customers.
Day-to-Day Role:

  • Manage, prioritize and complete projects or programs of moderate size, scope, and duration
  • Coordinate project work with other engineers, technicians, designers and/or or drafters 
  • Utilize statistical and quality methodologies to troubleshoot, analyze, identify, evaluate, propose, implement, and document processes, materials, products, and engineering solutions
  • Collaborate with suppliers, production personnel, and other departments to gather information and draft reports, and improve equipment, processes, and products
  • Create test parameters and participate in the testing and implementation of engineering solutions
  • Direct and prioritize laboratory testing efforts
  • Develop procedures and inspection criteria 
  • Provide training in various quality methodologies and procedures 
  • Establish robust programs to evaluate precision and accuracy of equipment
  • Participate in and coordinate third party and internal quality and product safety audits, compliance, and corrective action
  • Identify broad conceptual ideas and develop them into useful solutions
  • Establish continuous improvement plans where efficiency, quality, safety, or service can be improved
  • Mentor lower level engineers
  • Lead and coordinate project work with other engineers, technicians, designers and/or or drafters
  • Develop training in various quality methodologies and procedures 

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

  • Experience utilizing 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)
  • Experience participating in and responding to internal and third party quality and product safety audits and implementing corrective action plans
  • Advanced knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various products
  • Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications
  • Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models
  • knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of products
  • Use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems
  • Ability to successfully prioritize, and manage large, complex projects, deadlines, and tasks with little supervision in both team and independent environments 
  • Strong verbal and written skills necessary to communicate intricate job-related information

Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • The ability to read, write and speak Spanish 

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

  • Requires one of the following:
    • Bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in engineering or related field of study and three (3) years of related engineering experience, OR
    • Associate’s degree and nine (9) years of related engineering experience

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

  • Requires one of the following:
    • Bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in engineering or related field of study and six (6) years of related engineering experience, OR
    • Associate’s degree and twelve (12) years of related engineering 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.




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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