Maintenance Mechanic I

Date: Jun 12, 2019

Location: Owensboro, KY, US

Company: Dart Container


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.


Shift: 12 hours rotating shift, 4 days on / 4 off/ 4 nights on/ 4 off.
$22.40 – $24.00 plus $.75 premium pay (for night shift).



Day-to-Day Role:

  • Provide preventative maintenance inspections of production machinery, auxiliary and support equipment in accordance with Maintenance Standard Operation Procedures.
  • Maintain inventory of hand tools.
  • Submit maintenance repair reports and documents.
  • Communicate maintenance equipment deficiencies.
  • Perform work order and document appropriately.
  • Perform critical repairs on precision equipment.
  • Perform maintenance duties at elevated heights (from 8ft to 100ft) as well as in confined spaces.
  • Perform repairs in a safe manor with safety as a primary focus.
  • Return unused parts and tools to appropriate storage areas.
  • Clean production equipment.
  • Clean work area and tools regularly.
  • Work 12 hour rotating shift, 4 on/4 off including weekends, holidays and overtime.
  • Work on-call or call-in as needed.



Core Skills and Qualifications:

  • Three (3) years mechanical maintenance or similar mechanical experience in an industrial environment is required.
  • Demonstrate proficiency of the English language in order to ensure effective new hire training and on-going communications with safety and quality issues.
  • Maintain excellent communication with employees, management, vendors and customers in both written and oral form.
  • Math skills to include simple addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.
  • Possess basic computer skills including; Inventory Management, timekeeping, online enrollments forms and vacation/personal day requests.
  • Excellent attention to detail with the ability to work effectively in a plant environment.
  • Able to recognize problems/issues and inform the appropriate individuals.
  • Able to work well individually and as a team member.
  • Demonstrate strong time management skills along with establishing organizational processes.
  • Respiratory mask fit ready.



Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

  • Maintenance certification, license, diploma preferred e.g.; Industrial Maintenance Machinists, Industrial Maintenance Technician or Advanced Manufacturing Technician is preferred.
  • One (1) year of piping experience preferred.
  • One (1) year of forklift experience preferred.
  • One (1) year of welding and fabrication experience preferred.
  • SAP experience preferred.



If you experience difficulty applying online, you may call (800) 545-3278 Ext 3390 or email us at 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 (800) 545-3278 Ext 3370 or email us at Relay calls can be made by dialing 711 or the relay number for your state.

Nearest Major Market: Owensboro

Job Segment: Maintenance Mechanic, Mechanic, Maintenance, ERP, Welding, Manufacturing, Technology

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