Dart Container Cost Accounting Intern in Mason, Michigan

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Date: Nov 10, 2018


Mason, MI, US

Company: Dart Container

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.

This internship is for the period of January 2019-July 2019.

Corporate housing will be provided for those outside of the greater Lansing, MI area.

This internship has the potential to present a full-time opportunity after graduation.

A cover letter is strongly encouraged for this position.

We are seeking a Cost Analyst Intern to join our Marketing Management team for the period of January 2019-July 2019. Candidates must be analytical, detail oriented and enjoy working with numbers. The intern will have the opportunity to work with several corporate departments and production personnel in order to gather and analyze cost information for thousands of products used by corporations and consumers around the world.

Day-to-Day Role:

  • Gain familiarity with Dart’s methodologies and strategies for product costing, as well as the company’s products and production processes

  • Work with Engineering, Production, Finance, and other Dart personnel to gather and validate information used for product costing

  • Verify the accuracy of cost calculations by investigating large changes or unexpected results

  • Collaborate with other employees on the Marketing Management team to complete Dart’s annual Product Costing Analysis (PCA) project

  • Provide analytical support to others in the department by completing a variety of special projects

Core Skills and Qualifications:

The ideal candidate must possess all of the following:

  • Must be working towards a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Business, or a related field of study with an expected graduation date between August 2019 and August 2020

  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy

  • Ability to calculate, analyze, and interpret mathematical information such as percent differences, ratios, weighted average, etc

  • Proven analytical problem-solver who enjoys collaboration and teamwork

  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills in order to communicate job-related processes and to gather information

  • Excellent organizational skills in order to prioritize workload and meet deadlines

  • A desire to utilize business sense and creativity in order to develop new ideas and meaningful solutions

Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

  • Prior cost accounting experience or course work

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.


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