Dart Container Machine Operator I in Urbana, Illinois
Machine Operator I
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Date: Feb 3, 2021
Location: Urbana, IL, US
Company: Dart Container
Ready to build your future? We're hiring!
Are you an experienced MACHINE OPERATOR looking for a new opportunity? Dart Container wants you to join our team! We are looking for Machine Operators!
Within this role, you will work as part of a team that values and focuses on Dart's Four Priorities—safety, quality, service and efficiency—ensuring great products for our customers and a safe, engaging place to work for our employees. You will also:
Be responsible for safely operating production machinery to run efficiently while maintaining our high standard of quality
Meet production schedules
Adhere to all GMPs (Good Manufacturing Practices)
Maintain appropriate documentation
Family owned and operated for over 60 years, we’re proud to offer competitive pay and other great benefits:
Multiple schedules Multiple schedules working with a diverse group of individuals
Opportunities for advancement
Comprehensive benefit package, including health, dental, vision, Flexible Spending Account, 401K and wellness incentives
It only takes one application to be considered! See below for details and apply today!
Follow and commit to meet Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) for safety, quality, production, efficiency, and service requirements
Follow practices and processes intended to provide safe products that comply with appropriate laws and regulations, meet the company quality standards
Follow and commit to safety and GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices)
Set up, start, adjust, test, calibrate, operate, diagnose, troubleshoot and properly shut down process equipment in accordance with published production schedules and product specifications.
Set up and operate computer-controlled machines or robots to control one or more machine functions
Operate and monitor process machinery from raw materials through downstream finished goods, ensuring quality and consistency
Adjust equipment as needed to maximize up time, rates and yields
Monitor equipment for mechanical problems by listening for unusual noises and visually checking gears, hoses, gauges, materials, etc.
Troubleshoot and fix equipment and/or material problems
Diagnose and change out defective parts
Use advanced measuring equipment such as micrometers, scales, scanners
Implement programs to standardize and minimize production changeovers and machine downtime
Perform general preventative maintenance on equipment (i.e. fill lube lines, lube chain rails, grease guns, etc.)
Maintain production logs and reports as required
Promptly notify the Maintenance Department of any maintenance required
Notify supervisor of significant deviations from normal operating conditions
Perfom back-up Inspector Packer responsibilities during break and lunch periods
Train other Machine Operators as required
Perform production process in SAP as required
No supervisory responsibilities
Core Skills and Qualifications:
The ideal candidate must possess all of the following:
Math skills to include simple addition, subtraction, multiplication and division
Familiar with and ability to convert decimals to fractions or vice versa
Basic mechanical aptitude and ability to troubleshoot basic problems including knowledge of machines and tools, their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance
Ability to observe, follow, understand, and evaluate processes demonstrated and other workplace procedures
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
May be required to work additional hours including weekends, holidays, and/or overtime
Preferred Skills and Qualifications:
Experience working in a manufacturing environment
Six (6) months material handling or machine operations experience
Technical school or apprenticeship experience
Previous powered industrial truck experience
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.
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.