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Dart Container Capacity Planner in Mason, Michigan

Capacity Planner

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Date: Nov 20, 2023

Location: Mason, MI, US

Company: Dart Container

Dart Container is hiring a Capacity Planner!

At Dart, we strive to hire people who are passionate about their work and excited to be part of a growing, innovative company. We are looking for an individual for our Capacity Planner position with strong Project Management Skills to execute the scheduling and coordinating the production of machines and other equipment!

The culture at Dart is one built on honesty, integrity, teamwork, and respect for the individual. We have created a workplace where people who share our values thrive. We believe the thoughts, skills, and efforts of everyone at Dart are key to our success. We invest in providing an on-campus environment centered on safety, community, health, and wellness. We support the communities around us by providing volunteer opportunities for local cleanup efforts. Does this sound like a perfect environment for you?

If you are interested in becoming part of a company who sets the Industry Standard of Excellence, investing in new technology, providing you exciting opportunities to drive your career and a dynamic work environment where you put your skills to use, then you have found your fit!

Apply on our website today!

Day-to-Day Role:

  • Review and maintain schedules in assigned work centers and perform capacity assessments in order to optimize utilization in support of the manufacture of production machines

  • Perform detailed capacity assessments that identify gaps and create plans to optimize utilization.

  • Prepare and maintain detailed production schedules coordinated with manufacturing, engineering and production planning to facilitate total customer satisfaction.

  • Request and track the status of materials and components required to produce production machines

  • Create and analyze spreadsheets, charts, graphs and reports relating to backorders, inventory, fill rates and other critical business issues

  • Use systems knowledge to recommend new procedures to enhance the performance of the planning and scheduling system

  • Execute all MRP functions

  • Establish, enhance and follow specific processes and procedures to maximize the efficiencies of the business

  • Evaluate labor and make recommendations for projected labor needed to meet plan production goals

  • Assist in the training of planning and clerical staff

    Core Skills and Qualifications:

    The ideal candidate must possess all of the following:

  • Requires one of the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management, Business Management, or related field, OR

  • Associates degree in Business Management, or related field, and four (4) years’ of previous work experience involving production planning and/or inventory management in a manufacturing setting, OR

  • Eight (8) years’ of work experience involving production planning and/or inventory management in a manufacturing setting

  • Effectively manage and execute multiple tasks, projects and priorities

  • Ability to maintain composure and adapt in a dynamic, fast-paced, customer-focused work environment characterized by rapid change, minimal lead times, and multiple competing priorities

  • Understanding of ERP functionality

  • Ability to identify issues, compare data, investigate and resolve discrepancies

  • Excellent verbal and written skills necessary in order to communicate intricate job-related processes to internal and external customers

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

    Overview: Dart makes everyday products that give people the freedom to enjoy the food & drinks they love, wherever they are. From to-go containers and dinnerware to tamper-evident food packaging and even the red Solo cup, Dart products have been keeping people on the go and having fun for more than 50 years. Dart is a family-owned, family-focused company of 13,000 employees united by a shared set of values. Headquartered in Mason, MI, Dart has 30 locations in four countries.

    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 a drug-free workplace. Candidates are subject to a drug test (excluding THC*/marijuana/cannabis) and background check at the time of offer.

    *THC testing ONLY when such testing is required by law.

    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 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 for assistance.