Maintenance Mechanic

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Date: Dec 4, 2018

Location: Waxahachie, TX, US

Company: Dart Container

Shift:  12hr Nights

Department: Foam Dinnerware




Day-to-Day Role:

  • Maintain product quality, safety and legality.
  • Perform preventative maintenance on equipment as needed/required.
  • Keep RTO, Thermoforming, Extrusion, Reclaim and Lid Line up and running during production hours.
  • Test and maintain gas detection system.
  • Adjust and maintain blending system.
  • Perform changeovers on extruders, lid line and thermoforms.
  • Conduct daily walk-throughs.
  • Document Covered Process.
  • Unload butane truck.
  • Maintain PLC & Electronic systems.
  • Read FDIN/Lids schematics and drawings.
  • Relieve Lid Line IP’s as needed.
  • Relieve Extrusion Operators and Lid Line Operators as needed.
  • Cross train into other FDIN/Lid Line areas as needed.
  • Communicate problems/issues to supervisor and or manager.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor/manager.
  • Comply with good manufacturing practices (GMP’s) as required.
  • Comply with Dart Container’s policies and procedures.



Core Skills and Qualifications:

The ideal candidate must possess all of the following:

  • 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
  • Ability to work overtime as needed
  • Ability to work weekends as needed
  • Two (2) years maintenance experience in a manufacturing environment
  • One (1) year electrical experience working with up to 480 volts.
  • Two (2) years PLC, pneumatic and hydraulic systems experience
  • Six (6) experience working with Allen Bradley software
  • Six (6) months experience reading schematics and drawings
  • Six (6) months welding experience
  • Good communication skills
  • Team player
  • Ability to recognize problems/issues and contribute suggested solutions
  • Understand addition/subtraction/multiplication/division/fractions and decimals

Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

  • Six (6) month forklift experience


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.

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Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

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