Quality Intern

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Date: Apr 12, 2024

Location: Colonial Heights, VA, US, 23834

Company: Dover Corporation

Dover is a diversified global manufacturer with annual revenue of over $7 billion. We deliver innovative equipment and components, specialty systems, consumable supplies, software and digital solutions, and support services through five operating segments: Engineered Products, Fueling Solutions, Imaging & Identification, Pumps & Process Solutions and Refrigeration & Food Equipment. Dover combines global scale with operational agility to lead the markets we serve. Recognized for our entrepreneurial approach for over 60 years, our team of approximately 24,000 employees takes an ownership mindset, collaborating with customers to redefine what's possible. Headquartered in Downers Grove, Illinois, Dover trades on the New York Stock Exchange under "DOV." Additional information is available at dovercorporation.com.

Job Title:  Intern, Quality 

Location:     Plant 1              


What we’re looking for: 


We are looking for an Engineering Intern. Our Engineering Internships are project-based internships in development, controls, systems, testing, or operational. This role will assist engineering management with skill and experience-level appropriate research, modeling, design, and/or engineering documentation with existing workflows with increasing complexity. 


What you’ll be responsible for in this role:  

You will be guided by structured goals and objectives and will have a responsibility to deliver on inspiring projects related to Quality at Dover Food Retail. Your manager will offer coaching, mentoring, and direction. You will be assigned to a technical process/product improvement project that will utilize the skill sets you have learned in one of the disciplines listed below and will use the 6-sigma problem solving approach of Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control to help identify the root cause and ensure the improvement makes a significant difference in reducing variation. 


  • Mechanical Engineering 

  • Industrial Engineering,  

  • Electrical Engineering 


What are the basic qualifications?  


  • Enrollment in 4-year Engineering degree program  

  • Minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale 


What are the preferred qualifications?  


  • Rising Junior to rising Senior Level progressing towards a bachelor’s degree in Engineering: Mechanical, Electrical, or Industrial  

  • Analytical and conceptual thinking, using logic and reason, creative and strategic thinking 

  • Effective statistical analysis skills 

  • Effective research and communication skills 

  • Effective with written and oral communications 

  • Problem solving – being able to solve complex problems effectively and efficiently 


To be a great fit for the role:  

  • Strong Business Acumen and Sound Judgement 

  • Builds and Manages Collaborative Relationships 

  • Results Driven 

  • A Self-Starter with a Hands-On Approach to Work and Task Completion 

  • Has Been Exposed to 6-Sigma Concepts  


How We Define Our Values and Why You Should Join Our Team:  


The backbone behind our collection of outstanding businesses is a team of dedicated employees who protect and enhance our valued reputation for quality and delivering what we promise. It’s our values that define Dover to all of our key audiences: our shareholders, customers, prospective employees and especially to ourselves. 


These values must be expressed in our work and embody our actions, as they form the basis by which we do our jobs, make decisions, and measure our performance. It’s our unwavering commitment to maintaining our values that defines who we are as a Company. 


  • Collaborative Entrepreneurial Spirit  

  • Winning Through Customers 

  • Respects and Values People 

  • Expectations for Results  

  • High Ethical Standards, Openness, and Trust  

Work Arrangement : Onsite  

Salary Range :    -   

We consider several job-related, non-discriminatory factors when determining the pay rate for a position, including, but not limited to, the position’s responsibilities, a candidate’s work experience, a candidate’s education/training, the position’s location, and the key skills needed for the position.  Pay is one of the Total Rewards that we provide to compensate and recognize employees for their work.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.

Job Function : Intern

Nearest Major Market: Richmond

Job Segment: Testing, Mechanical Engineer, Electrical Engineering, Industrial Engineer, Electrical, Technology, Engineering

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