Lead Maintenance Mechanic

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

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