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Machine Operator

We have an opportunity for you! Make up to $16.00 - $17.00 an hour!


At Dart, we strive to hire people who are passionate about their work and excited to be a part of a growing, innovative company. And we know that most people want more out of their jobs than just a paycheck – that’s why we offer:


  • Multiple schedules
    • 8 hours or 12 hours
    • Weekends only
    • Days, Afternoons or Overnights
  • Opportunities for pay increases at 12 weeks, 6 months, and a year!

A Day in the Life at Dart:


No matter the stage in your career, being a part of Dart Container means being a part of a team. As a valued member of that team, your day-to-day role will be:


  • Operate machinery to safely run at the best possible production and efficiency rates while maintaining acceptable quality.
  • Monitor packaging materials.
  • Maintain equipment, area cleanliness, eliminate safety hazards and follow Good Manufacturing practices.
  • Check schedules for job runs and ensure proper materials are run.
  • Maintain logs of production, problems and cycle times.
  • Assist Inspector/Packers and Material Handler personnel, perform back up duties as necessary. 


Who is our ideal candidate?


Our ideal candidate will live our Values, Culture and Philosophy. They will place safety above all else and seek the best way to do things rather than accept the status quo. The ideal candidate understands that a positive outlook, big picture thinking, and effectively working with others will set the stage for long term success for both themselves and the business.


  • One (1) year of machine operation experience: industrial maintenance, auto/diesel mechanic, heavy equipment operator, or CNC operator.
  • Math skills to include simple addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to work overtime and weekends as needed
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced production environment
  • SAP experience, preferred
  • Experience working in a factor, preferred
  • Six (6) months of electrical experience preferred
  • Six (6) months of PLC (Programmable Logic Controllers) preferred
  • Six (6) months of plumbing, fabrication, welding and hydraulics preferred
  • Demonstrate minimum proficiency with the English language in order to ensure effective new hire and ongoing communications about safety and quality issues. 

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.


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 [email protected]  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 [email protected] for assistance.

Dart Container
Full time
Horse Cave, Kentucky 42749, US