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Production Technical Trainer

Date: Mar 15, 2023

Location: Waxahachie, TX, US

Company: Dart Container

As a Production Technical Trainer, you will have the opportunity to work with a highly supportive and collaborative team who aims at enhancing employees’ skills, performance, productivity, and quality of work for the manufacture and packaging of our products. 


What You’ll Do 

  • Deliver technical training classes/courses to employees onsite and virtually 

  • Work with the Training Coordinator or Technical Training Consultant to address the technical training needs  

  • Work with Plant Leadership to prioritize assigned plant technical training projects 

  • Communicate plant/department technical training needs to the Technical Training Consultant for new training requests and development  

  • Provide input on process improvement initiatives and/or cross-functional plant projects (Kaizen, new equipment/technologies) 

What We Offer 

We offer our employees world-class benefits and success-building support, including:  

  • health, dental, vision, mental health support, wellness incentives, and 401K  

  • tuition reimbursement 

  • opportunities for advancement 

What You’ll Bring 

  • Bachelor's degree with an emphasis in adult education, instructional design/technology, or related field of study and two (2) years of related experience delivering technical training within a manufacturing facility, vocational and/or community college setting. An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered. 

  • Understanding of needs analysis, project management, course development, and evaluation methodologies  

  • Mechanical aptitude with the ability to learn and understand manufacturing processes, procedures, regulations, technologies, machines, tools, and equipment 

  • Excellent verbal and written skills to communicate intricate job-related processes 

  • Experience using Microsoft Office, including the ability to create and edit basic reports, documents, presentations, and spreadsheets in MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, and MS SharePoint 

  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy specifically related to documenting detailed job tasks and instructions 

  • Ability to effectively present to an audience 

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, with a focus on rapport-building, listening, and questioning skills 

  • Ability to successfully prioritize and organize projects, deadlines, and tasks in both team and independent environments 

  • Ability to calculate percentages when scoring tests and use classroom performance data to analyze and adjust future training courses 

  • Demonstration of minimum proficiency with the English language to ensure effective new hire training and ongoing communications about safety and quality issues 

  • Ability to travel up to 10% of the time domestically  

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a valid driver’s license 

  • Favorable motor vehicle report upon hire

Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

  • Prior experience utilizing Learning Management System (LMS)

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.

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.

If you experience difficulty applying online, you may call (800) 545-3278 Ext 3390 or email us at for assistance.

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