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Dart Container Maintenance Mechanic II in Mason, Michigan

Maintenance Mechanic II

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Date: Aug 27, 2020


Mason, MI, US

Company: Dart Container

This position will assist with analysing, troubleshooting, installing, repairing and performing preventive maintenance on machinery, parts and components and providing facility maintenance both mechanically and electrically.

Day-to-Day Role:

  • Understand and comply with OSHA and facility safety procedures including lock-out/tag-out, respirator use, and any other safety program required to perform job duties

  • Complete repairs safely

  • Routinely monitor safety practices and make adjustments when needed to avoid accidents

  • Work with production supervisors so that maintenance work orders are completed safely and on time

  • Use tools ranging from common hand tools and power tools, such as hammers, saws, drills and wrenches, to precision measuring instruments, and electrical and electronic devices. Operate PIT, hoist, crane, and aerial lift

  • Inspect, operate, or test faulty machinery, equipment, programmable controllers, and motors to diagnose machine malfunctions, using test equipment or software, and apply knowledge of the functional operation of machinery

  • Communicate with operators to detect equipment problems and to ascertain whether mechanical or human error contributed to the problems

  • Diagnose mechanical and/or electrical problems, and determine how to correct them by checking blueprints, schematics, manuals and other specifications

  • Repair, replace or adjust defective equipment parts using hand tools and power tools, and reassemble equipment

  • Assemble, install or repair wiring, electrical or electronic components, machinery or equipment

  • Perform preventive maintenance tasks, such as checking, cleaning, or repairing equipment to detect and prevent problems to ensure that machines continue to run smoothly and operate efficiently

  • Provide efficient/timely service of machinery and equipment allowing production schedules to be met

  • Maintain accurate documentation for assignments, machine repairs, parts inventory, and plant maintenance logs

  • Correctly prioritize work assignments

  • Assess and estimate the duration needed to perform maintenance task

  • Provide training to other maintenance personnel

  • Delegate maintenance tasks as needed

  • Promote good employee relations and high morale

  • Demonstrate teamwork and respect by working constructively with co-workers to achieve the best results possible

  • Follow all safety rules and procedures to ensure a safe working environment

  • All other duties assigned by the supervisor or department manager

  • No supervisory responsibilities

Core Skills and Qualifications:

The ideal candidate must possess all of the following:

  • Requires one of the following:

  • Associates degree in Machine Tool, Machine Maintenance, Industrial Electrician, or related field and two (2) years work experience performing machinery/equipment maintenance and repair, OR

  • Five (5) years’ work experience performing machinery/equipment maintenance and repair

  • Two (2) years’ experience in performing machine diagnostics

  • Two (2) years’ experience in performing preventive maintenance

  • Two (2) years’ experience in performing machine repair

  • Five (5) years’ experience operating test equipment and/or software

  • Proficient in reading blueprints, schematics, manuals and specifications

  • Experience operating various hand and power tools

  • Working knowledge of CNC controls

  • Ability to operate PIT, hoists and cranes

  • Demonstrated ability to perform job functions with little to no supervision

  • Strong organizational and communication skills

  • Work in a manufacturing environment

  • Exposure to heat, loud noise, dust, odors, dirt/dust and fumes

  • Frequently stand, walk, push, pull, reach, and grasp

  • Frequently lift and lower up to 50 pounds. Assistance is required when lifting over 50 pounds

  • Frequently carry up to 50 pounds. Assistance is required when lifting over 50 pounds

Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

  • Experience using Microsoft Office, including the ability to modify basic reports, documents and spreadsheets in MS Word, and MS Excel

  • Experience in electrical and mechanical trades such as HVAC, PLC, and CNC

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.

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