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Dart Container Lead Maintenance Mechanic in North Aurora, Illinois

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Date: Feb 27, 2019


North Aurora, IL, US

Company: Dart Container

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.

Day-to-Day Role of a Lead Facility Maintenance Mechanic:

  • Repairs and maintains boilers, air compressors, process systems, hot water heating systems, water softeners and pumps.

  • Repairs and maintains heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems.

  • Performs electrical and plumbing maintenance, carpentry, welding, painting and masonry work.

  • Ensures the facility, grounds, and equipment are maintained in accordance with the SSOP standards.

  • Assists with ordering of parts, material supplies and services necessary to support facility maintenance and utilities. Assists with resolving problems, in ordering, receiving or quality of parts or services.

  • Works closely with outside vendors and contractors to ensure work is completed according to specifications.

  • Supervises facility maintenance department in the Facility Maintenance Supervisor's absence.

  • Performs project work as assigned.

  • Complies with the fair and equal treatment of all employees and candidates with regard to all aspects of employment, regardless of any protected characteristics.

  • Ensures the building's security in compliance with SSOP.

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

  • One (1) year of experience performing facility maintenance tasks

  • One (1) year of experience of maintenance and repair on equipment including boilers, air compressors, cooling tanks, process systems, hot water heating system or water pumps/water softeners

  • One (1) year of facility maintenance leadership experience

  • Mechanical aptitude to include familiarity with hands-tools, power tools, electrical systems, plumbing, fabrication, blueprint/schematics

  • Knowledge and understanding of fire sprinkler systems and fire alarm panels

  • Ability to obtain & maintain state EPA water operator’s license

  • Ability to be available for work 24/7 for emergencies

  • Ability to obtain and maintain forklift and aerial lift certification

  • Ability to obtain and maintain respirator fit test

  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with vendors, staff and management

  • Good organizational skills

  • Familiarity with and ability to use computers

Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

  • Previous welding and fabrication experience

  • Ability to work using high lifts

  • A valid driver's license

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 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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