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Machine Technician
at Dart Container
Chicago, IL

Machine Technician
at Dart Container
Chicago, IL

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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.

 

Dart has the ability to hire at the Associate, Mid and Senior Levels

Responsible for assembly, installation, set-up, operation, testing, and troubleshooting, including electrical, of production equipment to ensure that machines are running at optimum efficiency.

Day-to-Day Role:

  • Set-up, operate, test, and troubleshoot moderately complex production equipment
  • Adhere to established tolerances and adjust machinery as required
  • Read and interpret drawings, schematics, and bills of material
  • Diagnose and repair moderately complex mechanical equipment and instruments
  • Operate power and manual hand tools
  • Monitor instruments and equipment and collect operating data including calibration, inspection, testing, and repair activities to assist in making adjustments to instruments and equipment
  • Devise, fabricate, assemble, and disassemble new or modified mechanical components and machinery
  • Provide technical support to engineers to achieve improvements in cycle-time, yield, unit cost, quality, safety and compliance of production and operations processes
  • Maintain an adequate spare parts inventory and order new or replacement parts
  • Collaborate with production personnel and other departments to gather information and draft reports, and improve equipment, processes, and products
  • Mentor other team members

Core Skills and Qualifications:

Machine Technician candidates must possess all of the following:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Technical training or experience in manufacturing equipment and processes, mechanical or machine maintenance and installation
  • Proficiency in using powered and manual hand tools such as soldering iron, multimeter, wrench, hammer, screwdriver, etc.
  • Math skills to include decimals and fractions
  • Ability to read and understand technical documentation such as manuals, catalogues, schematics, or prints
  • Familiar with production tooling and equipment and testing equipment
  • Ability to learn and understand production processes, quality control, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture of products
  • Good verbal and written skills necessary in order to communicate intricate job-related processes
  • Ability to travel up to 50% domestic depending on department or team
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a valid driver’s license

 

Mid Level Machine Technician candidates must also possess:

  • Requires one of the following:
    • Associate’s degree with an emphasis in a mechanical or manufacturing process program and one (1) year of manufacturing equipment and processes, mechanical or machine maintenance and installation experience
    • High school diploma or equivalent and two (2) years of manufacturing equipment and processes, mechanical or machine maintenance and installation experience
  • Prior experience troubleshooting and repairing production tooling and equipment and testing equipment

 

Senior Level Machine Technician candidates must also possess:

    • Requires one of the following:
      • Associate’s degree with an emphasis in a mechanical or manufacturing process program and three (3) years of manufacturing equipment and processes, mechanical or machine maintenance and installation experience
      • High school diploma or equivalent and five (5) years of manufacturing equipment and processes, mechanical or machine maintenance and installation experience
    • Prior experience troubleshooting and repairing production tooling and equipment and testing equipment
    • Familiarity with, or ability to learn various statistical and quality methodologies such as Statistical Process Control (SPC), Statistical Quality Control (SQC), 5S, 8D, Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA), Root Cause Analysis, Gage Repeatability and Reproducibility (R&R), and Design of Experiments (DOE)

     

    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.

     

    https://www.dartcontainer.com/eeoaa/

     

    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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