Customer Service Representative (Current Employee) – Mason, MI – January 20, 2017
Dart is a great place to work if you are favored by management/HR department, if not, you are in big trouble. You will not get a raise and advancement is impossible. Dart's supervisors play favorites. The pay is horrible if you have to support yourself to live a decent life. They do offer a gym/café, which is quite expensive, but if you are looking for convenience then the café wins. Their health benefits are good but when you only need insurance for two people you still have to pay the family rate whether you need insurance for two people or twelve people. Overall, I would not work here if I could do it all over again. I am currently looking for work elsewhere.
Local Truck Driver (Former Employee) – North Aurora, IL – January 14, 2017
Was an okay place to work. Past year really cut benefits, while the loads became heavier. Floor loads you stack and pull off. Current management has created a toxic work environment. STAY AWAY from Dart container, North Aurora. They like you to fear your job.
THERMOFORMING OPERATOR (Current Employee) – Chicago, IL – January 13, 2017
Basically, dart is a semi, okay place to work, outside of the personal relationships upon management (supervisors, HR, senior management, etc) it would most likely be a great place to work. The lack of genuine appreciation, makes the company extremely tiresome and irritating, to go along with a heavy workload and the lowest amount of pay possible. But safety is a high priority there, and that is a place, and the colorfulness of all the employees, make the plant a little more bearable. Ive learned a lot, but I also feel that I didn't learn nearly enough, due to the fear of job security, so other operators are really just reluctant to train you to everything as they should, so you must have a watchful eye, or be left behind.
Mechanic/Operator (Current Employee) – Leola, PA – January 12, 2017
Toxic workplace atmosphere created by incompetent supervisors. Stress caused by large number of employees who dont speak or understand english. Extremely hot buildings in summer. No ventilation and poor air quality in the winter. Human resources reps are complete liars. They will promise a certain wage and schedule before you are hired then change their minds after you start working there.
I was an inspector packer relief there first off the worst dept. to work for is plates especially B shift. the lead is terrible management has their favorites, you literally do the same thing every day all day, don't look forward to advance in the company because opportunities are slim. the pay is decent for people who don't have to pay bills at home. They expect you to do everything without mistakes but let the Lead make a mistake she will blame it on everyone else but herself. Be Warned and don't tell your business to no one they will gossip. over all dept. manager is cool at times, the supervisor just doesn't care and the lead is absolutely TERRIBLE..
busy moderatly paced work environment that promotes a team effort
inspector packer (Current Employee) – Urbana-Champaign, IL – January 4, 2017
the typical work performed and at dart is moderately paced and has a wide variety of jobs to fit ones skill set. There's is plenty of opportunity for advancement and to learn about the machines. The hardest part of the job is that the work can become quite repetitive, the most enjoyable part of the job is the banter and interaction between coworkers
good oppertunity for advancement, promotes team environment
Associate Engineering Analyst (Former Employee) – Mason, MI – January 3, 2017
During my employment at dart container, I was able to grow and benefit from the company. My area hired based on values matches so you tend to work with people who are in a similar mindset as you. Like any corporate setting, you have a few bad apples, but overall everything was great. The company has gone out of their way to provide a fitness center, cafeteria, and other awesome perks for their corporate employees.
EPS Print Cup Supervisor (Former Employee) – Mason, MI – December 27, 2016
In conjunction with the leadership teams, set daily goals, communicate with Sales teams, plan daily an weekly production priorities and schedules. Review previous day's production and update priorities. Monitor inventory levels and make decisions to best meet customers' needs. Produce reports to help identify issues and plan resolutions.
Work independently with accountability. Rewarding at the end of each day.
Pay scales slightly lower than similar jobs in other industries.
Had a great work partner who really knew a lot about injection molding
Maintenance Technician (Former Employee) – Conyers, GA – December 22, 2016
Worked a 12 hr. swing shift which was rough since I drove 40+ miles one way to work. Not a lot of family time. Learned a lot about electrical repair thanks to a couple of great electricians. The commute time was the hardest part.
Inspector packer (Former Employee) – Ada, OK – December 14, 2016
When you first start off they tell you they want you to be successful. So if your job is to fast pace, slow, or want to try something else just talk to them. Total BS! They expect you to work your butt off with little pay while the operators get paid more and do less work. And don't forget your one break, that's right one break plus lunch makes the last four hours feel like forever.
One break, management is lazy, HR does not care about you
Customer Service Specialist (Current Employee) – Mason, MI – December 12, 2016
At Dart container I arrive and immediately start going through e-mails. I process orders, take customer service calls, write e-mails internally and externally to customers, review pricing, and a handful of other tasks. This is a fast paced job, but the updated software has made day to day tasks easier.
Truck Mechanic (Former Employee) – Mason, MI – December 12, 2016
Supervisors accuse workers of false information to get them fired so they can bring in their friends and promote people who do not have the knowledge of the position. The supervisors then cover for their friends to keep them from getting in trouble or fired. What a shame that employees that know what they are doing are punished for the sake of favoritism.
Not a good place to work if you are not a supervisor's favorite
QUALITY CONTROL INSPECTOR (Former Employee) – Twin Falls, ID – December 6, 2016
We would get to work in the morning do a little cleaning in the room including setting up equipment and computers. I really learned to work hard as a team because work day not done till all product handled. Darla Ridgeway is a awesome boss and Pat the owner really cares about his people. I actually picked up a lot of Spanish four out of the seven of us in the room where Spanish I loved it. We mostly got along great for the 6 1/2 years I worked there. The meat we delt with had to be kept at 38 and sometimes I couldn't feel my fingers or toes. The safety committee I was on really worked hard to keep people safe and the team concept and fun training's were awesome