Assembler II - Sub Assembly Refrigeration

Date: Nov 19, 2022

Location: Centerville, IA, US, 52544

Company: Dover Corporation

Dover Food Retail (DFR) is a leading manufacturer of Display Cases, Specialty Products, Refrigeration Systems, Power Systems and Comprehensive Services; and leading our industry by Innovating What’s Next in glass doors and intelligent merchandising technologies that keep food safe under brands such as HillPhoenix and Anthony.

DFR is part of the Refrigeration and Food Equipment segment of the Dover Corporation® (NYSE: DOV). Dover is a diversified global manufacturer with annual revenues in excess of $7 billion.

DFR is built on creativity and customer-centric innovation delivered by people invigorated by a strong sense of responsibility to help our customers win in their marketplaces. The relationships we build with our customers are as important to our success as the products we manufacture. This collaborative environment delivers FRESH THINKING, reassuring our customers that they choose the best when they choose to work with the people of Dover Food Retail.

Job Title:                    Assembler II – Sub Assembly Refrigeration

FLSA Status:             Hourly / Non-Exempt    

Location:                    Centerville, IA      

Department:               Operations

Supervisor:                Production Supervisor

Shift:                           3rd  


What we are looking for:


Sub Assembly Refrigeration works as part of a team having responsibility for assembling different components of product lines. Sub Assembly Refrigeration is responsible for preparing the coil(s) as described in the job text, leak checks, filling the coil with nitrogen and placing the pressure plates on the coil(s).


Essential Competencies:


  • Read and comprehend a job order and bill of materials
  • Identify parts used on their assigned product line, and their placement location on the product itself
  • Read and comprehend blueprints or schematic drawings to determine locations, size, capacity, and type of components, such as compressor, condenser, expansion valves and tubing or piping needed to build equipment
  • Cut, bend, and braze specified tubing to inlets and outlets of components to form liquid and suction lines or refrigeration systems
  • Remove air from system and charges system with specified amount and type of refrigerant
  • Conduct pre-startup to check all equipment
  • Identify power and hand tools used on their assigned product line
  • Performs any assembly-type function, using hand or power tools
  • Identify parts and part descriptions using work order information, like bill of materials
  • Utilize appropriate information given on material gauging and dimensioning
  • Read rulers, tape measurers, metal squares, and other measuring instruments
  • Fasten parts together with bolts, screws, speed clips, rivets, or fasteners
  • Identify maintenance needed on equipment and tooling
  • Utilize electrical testing equipment like dielectric testing or voltage meters
  • Work at different workstations as production needs require
  • Maintain the work area in a clean, safe, and orderly manner
  • Use proper safety equipment and apparel required for each operation on individual’s product line or work cell

Minimum Quantifiable Competencies:


  • High School Diploma/GED required
  • Minimum of two (2) years relevant experience, preferably in a manufacturing environment

To be a great fit for the role:


  • Team oriented – values the synergy of a team and operates as a team player
  • Effectively collaborates, engages others in discussion and is hands-on in problem solving
  • A fast learner able to quickly come up to speed on business processes to manage and serve the needs of the organization
  • A passion for getting things right
  • Can-do attitude, committed to finding solutions
  • Demonstrated proficiency with handheld tools and other measuring devices
  • Demonstrated proficiency with written and verbal communication and/or instruction

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.  Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Company.                                             

Dover Food Retail is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.

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