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Machine Operator I, II, III, or IV

Date: Mar 17, 2021

Location: Thomaston, GA, US

Company: Dart Container

Date:  March 15, 2021

Location:  Thomaston, GA, US

Company:  Dart Container


Dart has the ability to hire at four different levels!

Do you want to be a valued part of a winning team?  


Our growth at Dart Container relies on extraordinary talents, like you, who are always looking for a better way and can believe anything is possible.  


We believe business is a human endeavor and place a lot of value on our employees and the contributions they make on a daily basis to our Company’s success. We are looking for a Machine Operator that has a good work ethic, self-motivation, and a willingness to comply with all safety, quality, and Good Manufacturing Practice. If you want an opportunity like no other to learn skills and contribute to the heartbeat of our company, Dart is the choice for you!
In this role, you will safely and timely perform routine and non-routine equipment maintenance to maximize product quality and efficiency. There are so many opportunities and different aspects of the job to learn and keep each day exciting. We have a friendly atmosphere, a safe working environment, and Great pay.  


So, the question is, what are you willing to do to be successful? Apply Now!


Who is our ideal candidate? 
All Machine Operator Requirements:

  • Math skills to include simple addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division
  • Familiar with and ability to convert decimals to fractions or vice versa
  • Basic mechanical aptitude and ability to troubleshoot basic problems including knowledge of machines and tools, their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance
  • Ability to observe, follow, understand, and evaluate processes demonstrated and other workplace procedures
  • 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
  • May be required to work additional hours including weekends, holidays, and/or overtime


Machine Operator II:

  • One (1) year experience operating manufacturing and process control equipment or equivalent technical school or apprentice experience
  • Previous plant production software experience


Machine Operator III:

  • Two (2) years experience operating manufacturing and process control equipment or equivalent technical school or apprentice experience
  • Specific experience operating Offline and In-Line Thermoforming (Single and Twin Screw Extrusion Compliments)
  • Previous plant production software experience
  • Ability to read, understand, and interpret blueprints


Machine Operator IV:

  • Seven (7) years experience operating manufacturing and process control equipment or equivalent technical school or apprentice experience
  • Expert knowledge operating specialist machines such as Offline and In-Line Thermoforming. (Sigle and Twin-screw Extrusion Processes)
  • Previous plant production software experience required, SAP experience preferred
  • Proficient in interfacing with computers and in problem-solving
  • Organizational skills including the ability to prioritize workload to meet deadlines
  • Ability to effectively manage and execute multiple tasks, projects, and priorities
  • Ability to utilize and train employees on technology, processes, and procedures
  • Excellent verbal and written skills necessary in order to communicate intricate job-related processes


Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

  • SAP experience
  • Experience working in a manufacturing environment
  • Material handling or machine operations experience
  • Technical school or apprenticeship experience
  • Powered industrial truck experience 
  • Paper converting, chemical/plastics processing, and/or packaging industrial 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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