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Dart Container Mechanical Technician in Chicago, Illinois

Mechanical Technician

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Date: Apr 8, 2021

Location: Chicago, IL, US

Company: Dart Container

Dart Container has the ablitiy to hire at multiple levels and multiple openings for this role!!

Have you ever gotten a cup of coffee to go? Have you been at a luncheon and used a paper plate.

Great, you know Dart and a portion of its products!! And yes we make portion containers too.

Dart Container is looking to hire Mechanical Technicians for our growing corporate engineering team to work in our Chicago facility. These individuals would help to support our paper processing equipment among other lines as needed. These roles would be responsible for assisting in the assembly, installation, set-up, operation, testing, and troubleshooting of our production equipment to ensure the machines are running at optimum efficiencies. Does this sound intriguing to you? Apply now to our open position and learn where Dart can take your career!!

Day-to-Day Role:

  • Develop knowledge of processes, equipment, materials, and products

  • Set-up, operate, test, and participate in troubleshooting production equipment

  • Adhere to established tolerances and adjust machinery as required

  • Read and interpret basic drawings, schematics, and bills of material

  • Diagnose and repair basic 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

  • Fabricate and assemble new or modified mechanical components and machinery

  • Provide technical support to engineers or higher level technicians to achieve improvements in cycle-time, yield, unit cost, quality, safety and compliance of production and operations processes

  • Assist with maintaining an adequate spare parts inventory and ordering new or replacement parts

  • Collaborate with production personnel and other departments to gather information and draft reports, and improve equipment, processes, and products

    Core Skills & Qualifications:

    The ideal candidate for all levels must possess the following:

  • Proficiency in using powered and manual hand tools such as soldering iron, multimeter, wrench, hammer, screwdriver, etc.

  • Math skills to include decimals and fractions

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

  • Up to 50% domestic and international travel depending on department or team

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

  • Required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) in required areas

  • Must follow Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP)

    The ideal candidate for the associate level position must possess the following:

  • High school diploma or equivalent and technical training or experience in manufacturing equipment and processes, mechanical or machine maintenance and installation

  • 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

    The ideal candidate for the mid-level position must possess the following:

  • 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, OR

  • High school diploma or equivalent and two (2) years of manufacturing equipment and processes, mechanical or machine maintenance and installation experience

  • Ability to read and understand blueprints or drawings such as manuals, catalogues, schematics, or prints

  • Prior experience troubleshooting and repairing production tooling and equipment and testing equipment

  • Understanding of production processes, quality control, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture of products

    The Ideal candidate for the senior level must possess all of the following:

  • 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, OR

  • High school diploma or equivalent and five (5) years of manufacturing equipment and processes, mechanical or machine maintenance and installation experience

  • 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)

  • Ability to read and understand blueprints or drawings including, but not limited to manuals, catalogues, schematics, or prints

  • Prior experience troubleshooting and repairing production tooling and equipment and testing equipment

  • Understanding of production processes, quality control, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture of products

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.

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 (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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