Date: Jan 18, 2023

Location: Antigo, US, 54409

Company: Dover Corporation

Dover Precision Components delivers performance-critical solutions for rotating and reciprocating machinery across the oil & gas, power generation, marine, industrial, chemical and general processing markets. Comprising the Waukesha Bearings, Bearings Plus, Inpro/Seal and Cook Compression brands, our portfolio includes hydrodynamic bearings, active magnetic bearings, system and bearing protection, and reciprocating compressor valves, sealing technologies, pistons, rods and more. Each solution is custom-engineered to provide optimum efficiency, reliability and productivity, and backed by comprehensive aftermarket services. Dover Precision Components serves its global customer base through facilities in North America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East, as well as technical sales representatives around the world. Dover Precision Components is part of Dover Corporation’s Fluids segment.

Summary: The Lead Inspector will control the inflow and outflow of work in the inspection department. They are responsible for prioritizing jobs in inspection to ensure required shipment dates are met 



  • Read and interpret drawings, blueprints, specifications and job routings 
  • Ability to follow work instructions and SOP’s
  • Ability to use basic hand tools and power tools; frequent use of hammer
  • Ability to deburr parts to ensure safety of product and all stakeholders
  • Perform cleaning, fitting, filing, tapping, reaming, blending, polishing and aligning to ensure free action and proper operation of movable parts 
  • Set-up and calibrate precision measuring equipment and measure precision parts and assemblies to tolerances of +/- .0002” 
  • Record data and complete inspection reports 
  • Perform bearing bump checks 
  • Able & willing to provide training to fellow inspectors 
  • Use precision measuring instruments, gauging devices and perform various quality inspection procedures including but not limited to; dimensional verification, nondestructive testing, UT and shaker Test 
  • Properly mark bearings during/after assembly 
  • Install and verify functionality of instrumentation 
  • Perform visual inspection of components, complete final inspection reports, complete Certificate of Conformance reports and release product for shipment 
  • Recognize defective parts 
  • Grind components as needed 
  • Competent & self-sufficient in utilizing the hydraulic press and lapper when needed to complete assemblies 
  • Demonstrate effective communication & leadership skills with fellow inspectors 
  • Work closely with the production manager to ensure good production flow in the department 
  • Soldering, puddling and/or similar operations may be required 
  • Assume responsibility for quality and functionality of parts and assemblies 
  • Work with customer representatives and/or travel to customers site to provide training, problem solving as required 
  • Identify problems and initiate MRB (material review board) as needed 
  • Institute department daily reviews to ensure continuous improvement 
  • Assemble and check fit and function of parts 


Education and Experience 

High school diploma.


Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 

Ability to work with mathematical concepts. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, decimals and proportions to practical situations. Basic computer knowledge of programs such as Microsoft Office products and ERP systems. Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by en employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

Physical Requirements 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel.  The employee is occasionally required to sit and smell.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. 

Working Conditions 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts.  The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and vibration.  The noise level in the work environment is often somewhat loud. 

*Note: This Job Description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by the Supervisor. All requirements are subject to change and updates. 

Nearest Major Market: Wausau

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