Inspector Packer

Date: Apr 18, 2019

Location: Thomaston, GA, 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.

The Inspector Packer is responsible for packing items into packaging materials and cartons or loading cartons onto skid, while continuously inspecting them to ensure they meet quality standards. This position is expected to comply with all product safety, legal, regulatory and quality systems at Dart Container.


Day-to-Day Role:

  • Review production schedules and ensure that resources are correct and staged for use.
  • Accurately count materials packaged or loaded onto skids.
  • Complete necessary paperwork for tracking daily production in downtime.
  • Inspect materials, products, and containers at each step of packaging process for compliance with set standards.
  • Package only finished products that meet predetermined standards.
  • Reject materials that do not meet product specifications to allow for repackaging or grinding.
  • Label cartons or packaging with appropriate computerized labels.
  • Ensure auxiliary machines and lines (anti-fog or silicone tanks) are filled with product to allow for seamless production.
  • Work with supervisors to assure machines are kept clean, performing routine daily checkups.
  • Relieve any jammed lines and ensure trim does not back up.
  • Make minor machine adjustments in order to maintain acceptable product output. Communicate any problems and concerns to supervisors and work as a team member to resolve issues.  



Core Skills and Qualifications:

  • Six (6) months experience manufacturing product handling in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to work weekends and overtime as needed
  • Ability to work twelve (12) hour rotating shifts every other weekend.
  • 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


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: Macon

Job Segment: Packing, Manufacturing

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