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it is very good place to work. The people are great to work with and are willing to assist you at any time

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Former Employee - Maintenance Coordinator  in  Ada, OK
Former Employee - Maintenance Coordinator in Ada, OK

I worked at Dart Container full-time for more than 5 years

Pros

maintenance is a really good department to work in at Dart. They care about their machines and people. The pay is decent for different departments

Cons

their people need better morale building

Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Other Reviews for Dart Container

  1.  

    Ok to gain experience

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    Former Employee - Shipping  in  Horse Cave, KY
    Former Employee - Shipping in Horse Cave, KY

    I worked at Dart Container full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Always hiring so its pretty easy to get on. They also do lots a rehires but if your looking for a steady job its not bad.

    Cons

    Always hiring can be a bad thing as well because its hard to gain consistency in the position and management expect the same high levels of output regardless.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Needlessly large, noticeable lack of talent

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Dart Container full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    If you live in the Mason area it is probably the best employer. Company promotes from within and rewards tenure. A great place for non-degreed/unskilled workers to ascend in career as there doesn't appear to be an obvious focus degrees and training for the roles available.

    Cons

    The company appears to reward ONLY tenure. This had lead to many people reaching management levels that they themselves are unqualified for and would not have reached at other companies. Company doesn't pay well and it's apparent with the talent in place (low tier pay gets you low tier talent), which leads to a bloated organization. Very inefficient, poor communication, no cross-functional teamwork to speak of. These things lead to poor decisions and copious amounts of rework that could be avoided if the decision makers had the talent or foresight to recognize their impact. Company is reactive in nature and already behind competitors in markets that aren't foam.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    If you are truly concerned with the success of this company repatriate and take a more active role in the management of it. Rid it of the employees that don't add value and reduce the amount of internal complexity. You're making cups not cars. Also stop forcing the foam model into other segments or you business. They are all different and won't be successful until you treat them as such.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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