Maintenance Mechanic (II, III, or IV)

Date: Jul 5, 2024

Location: Quitman, MS, US

Company: Dart Container

Join Our Team!
We're seeking Maintenance Mechanics (Levels II, III, IV) to support our manufacturing operations at Dart Container. As a Maintenance Mechanic II, you'll troubleshoot and maintain equipment, perform preventive tasks, and assist with installations. Mechanics at Level III diagnose and repair mechanical and electrical issues, operate equipment, and provide training. For Level IV, responsibilities include leading complex repairs, conducting root cause analysis, and mentoring staff.
If you have manufacturing maintenance experience, technical expertise, and a focus on safety and quality, apply now for competitive compensation and career growth opportunities.
Join us in ensuring operational excellence at Dart Container!

 

Core Skills and Qualifications:

The ideal candidate must possess all of the following:

Maintenance Mechanic II

  • Three (3) years’ experience performing preventive maintenance, diagnostics, and repair, or comparable experience with trade school or training 
  • Special knowledge in use of hand-tools, power-tools
  • Math skills to include simple addition, subtraction, multiplication and division
  • Familiar with and ability to convert decimals to fractions or vice versa
  • Mechanical aptitude and ability to troubleshoot moderately complex problems including knowledge of machines and tools, their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance
  • Understanding of pneumatics, hydraulics, temperature and pressure gauges
  • Ability to learn and understand manufacturing processes and able to inspect and repair or replace components.
  • Ability to observe, follow, understand, and evaluate processes demonstrated and other workplace procedures
  • Proficient in reading and following basic blueprints, manuals, and mechanic and electrical schematics
  • Experience operating test equipment and/or software
  • Experience operating various hand and power tools
  • Working knowledge of automated controls
  • Ability to operate Powered Industrial Truck (PIT), hoists and cranes, and maintain PIT certification
  • Demonstration of minimum proficiency with the English language in order to ensure effective new hire training and on-going communications about safety and quality issues

Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

  • Paper converting, chemical/plastics processing and/or packaging industrial experience
  • Vocational, Technical or Associate Degree in Machine Tool, Machine Maintenance, Industrial Electrician, Electro-Mechanics, Mechatronics Technology, Automation Controls, Robotics or related field 
  • Experience using Microsoft Office, including the ability to modify basic reports, documents and spreadsheets in MS Word, and MS Excel
  • Experience in electrical and mechanical trades such as HVAC, PLC, and CNC

Maintenance Mechanic III

  • Requires one of the following:
    • Associates degree in Machine Tool, Machine Maintenance, Industrial Electrician, or related field and 5 years work experience performing machinery/equipment maintenance and repair, OR
    • 10 years’ equivalent work experience performing machinery/equipment maintenance and repair
  • Five (5) years’ experience in performing machine diagnostics
  • Five (5) years’ experience in performing preventive maintenance
  • Five (5) years’ experience in performing machine repair
  • Five (5) years’ experience operating test equipment and/or software
  • Five (5) years’ experience working with CNC controls 
  • Three (3) years’ experience working with preventive maintenance software
  • Proficient in reading blueprints, schematics, manuals and specifications
  • Proficient in operating various hand and power tools
  • Experience using Microsoft Office, including the ability to modify/create basic reports, documents and  spreadsheets in MS Word, and MS Excel
  • High degree of proficiency in electrical and mechanical trades such as HVAC, PLC, and CNC
  • Ability to operate PIT, hoists and cranes
  • Strong organizational and communication skills

Maintenance Mechanic IV

  • Seven (7) years’ experience performing preventive maintenance, diagnostics, and repair, or comparable experience with trade school or training 
  • Expert knowledge in use of hand-tools, power-tools, [insert additional specializations such as machining, electrical, electronics, plumbing, carpentry, welding, HVAC, PLC, CNC, etc]
  • Previous plant production software experience required, SAP experience preferred
  • Ability to perform root cause analysis, compare and investigate information, and recommend and implement resolution
  • Proven analytical problem solver 
  • Ability to effectively manage and execute multiple tasks, projects and priorities 
  • Proficient in interfacing with computers
  • Excellent verbal and written skills necessary in order to communicate intricate job-related processes
  • Organizational skills including the ability to prioritize workload to meet deadlines
  • Ability to utilize and train employees on technology, processes and procedures
  • Math skills to include simple addition, subtraction, multiplication and division
  • Familiar with and ability to convert decimals to fractions or vice versa
  • Expert mechanical aptitude and ability to troubleshoot complex problems including knowledge of machines and tools, their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance
  • Expert knowledge of pneumatics, hydraulics, temperature and pressure gauges
  • Understand manufacturing processes and able to inspect and repair or replace components.
  • Proficient in reading and interpreting blueprints, manuals, and mechanic and electrical schematics
  • Experience using Microsoft Office, including the ability to modify basic reports, documents and spreadsheets in MS Word, and MS Excel
  • Experience operating test equipment and/or software
  • Ability to operate Powered Industrial Truck(PIT), hoists and cranes, and maintain PIT certification
  • Demonstration of minimum proficiency with the English language in order to ensure effective new hire training and on-going communications about safety and quality issues

Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

  • Paper converting, chemical/plastics processing and/or packaging industrial experience
  • Vocational, Technical or Associate Degree in Machine Tool, Machine Maintenance, Industrial Electrician, Electro-Mechanics, Mechatronics Technology, Automation Controls, Robotics or related field 

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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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 ADArequests@dart.biz. 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 applicationassistance@dart.biz for assistance.


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