Senior Tooling Designer

We are seeking an experienced Senior┬ Tooling Designer looking to join a team of highly collaborative and diverse individuals to provide support to our production facilities.


At Dart, we strive to grow our company with people who are passionate about their work and excited to be part of a thriving, innovative company. If you are interested in becoming part of a company that is setting the Industry Standard of Excellence, investing in new technology, and providing you exciting opportunities to drive your career, then you've found your fit.

Day-to-Day Role:

  • Comply with good manufacturing practices (GMP) as required

  • Comply with Dart Container's policies and procedures

  • Take broad, advanced conceptual ideas and develop them into useful designs

  • Lead and coordinate large, complex, long duration projects

  • Lead and coordinate the work with other designers or drafters working on the same project

  • Create complex concept layouts with engineering guidance

  • Accurately finalize the documentation for the implemented changes

  • Apply Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) with guidance from engineers

  • Utilize CAD software, Teamcenter┬ PLM system, ERP system, and standard Microsoft┬ Office software

  • Lead troubleshooting, analysis, identification, evaluation and implementation of design-led solutions to challenging problems

  • Establish system requirements, work with suppliers to obtain information and quotes, and generate specifications

  • Collaborate with engineering and other departments to improve equipment, processes, and products

  • Review documentation packages for release to manufacturing

  • Mentor other designers and drafters

Core Skills and Qualifications:

The ideal candidate must possess all of the following:

  • Requires one of the following:

    • Bachelor's degree with an emphasis in design or related field of study and four (4) years of drafting and/or design experience

    • Associate's degree with design related coursework and eight (8) years of drafting and/or design experience

    • High school diploma or equivalent and eleven (11) years of drafting and/or design experience

  • Good working knowledge of various materials such as plastic, metal, and/or paper, their properties, and applicability to achieving design objectives.

  • Good familiarity with common manufacturing and fabrication methodologies and the capabilities/limitations of those processes for producing forms and shapes and with varying degrees of precision and repeatability.

  • Strong working knowledge of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T)

  • Strong verbal and written skills necessary to communicate intricate job-related information

  • Ability to travel up to 25% domestic and international

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a valid driver's license and passport

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┬ ADArequests@dart.biz.┬ 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 applicationassistance@dart.biz for assistance.

Don't Be Fooled

The fraudster will send a check to the victim who has accepted a job. The check can be for multiple reasons such as signing bonus, supplies, etc. The victim will be instructed to deposit the check and use the money for any of these reasons and then instructed to send the remaining funds to the fraudster. The check will bounce and the victim is left responsible.

More Jobs

Telecommuting Senior Threat Researcher
Detroit, MI Endgame
Remote Senior Product Engineer
Detroit, MI Buffer
Remote Senior Rails Software Engineer
Detroit, MI AHA!
Remote Business Applications Senior Manager
Detroit, MI Mozilla
Telecommute Digital Learning and Instructional...
Detroit, MI National Math and Science Initiative (NMSI)
Polarion Systems Design Engineer
Dearborn, MI Hcl America Inc.