Manufacturing Engineer

Date: Sep 10, 2022

Location: Conyers, GA, US, 30013

Company: Dover Corporation

Our Story:


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:        Manufacturing Engineer            

Location:        Conyers, GA             


What we’re looking for:


This position is responsible for optimizing manufacturing processes in an assigned area(s) of responsibility while improving safety, quality, and productivity methods and actively contributing to achieve key performance indicators of the assigned area(s) and company goals.  This position will identify process improvement opportunities using lean manufacturing methods, six sigma, and other problem solving tools, and will drive continuous improvement activities as required.


What you’ll be responsible for in this role:


  • Oversee all technical aspects of assigned manufacturing processes to ensure most efficient and productive performance, and adherence to procedures and quality standards.
  • Evaluates, recommends, and implements change to current manufacturing processes for higher productivity by analyzing process, production, machine capacity/capability, labor standards, material cost, reviewing production schedules, and estimating future requirements. 
  • Evaluate and develop innovative and pragmatic solutions to manufacturing problems using advanced manufacturing principles and techniques.
  • Provide accurate and timely project progress and results tracking.
  • Develop standard work, and work instructions to communicate manufacturing requirements to production personnel.
  • Design and prepare concept drawings and implement new equipment, prototypes or modifications to existing equipment
  • Coordinate and support new product introduction, and line extensions.
  • Evaluates capital equipment needs, prepare business case and commission.
  • Analyze and plans work force utilization, space requirements, and workflow, and designs layout of equipment and workspace for maximum efficiency. 
  • Refines and enhances products and process by applying continuous improvements and lean manufacturing/production principles and techniques to critical or high-impact areas of production. 
  • Assure product and process quality by design testing methods, testing finished product and process capabilities, and establishing standards to confirm and validate manufacturing process requirements. 
  • Determines root cause of failures using statistical methods (e.g. design of experiment, statistical process control) that may result in changes in design, tolerances, or processing methods.
  • Lead advanced problem-solving teams as assigned.
  • Participate and lead projects involving cost savings related to manufacturing process improvement.
  • Assist with troubleshooting manufacturing equipment issues.
  • Assist department supervision with process training.
  • May assign work, through respective management level, to drafters, technicians, technical writers and machine shop personnel as required.
  • Perform other duties as assigned   


What are the basic qualifications?


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, mechanical, industrial, or electrical
  • Minimum two years of manufacturing engineer experience


What are the preferred qualifications?


  • Lean or Six Sigma Certification a plus
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge and skills in with AutoCAD and/or SolidWorks.
  • Working knowledge of lean techniques and the ability to lead a lean event.
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge and skills in MS Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint.
  • Ability to design tooling to scale and convert CAD files to communicate with other programs.
  • Experience with statistical analysis tools (DOE and SPC)
  • Project management skills a plus.
  • Experience with plant automation (PLC, Motion Control, VFDs, CNC) and MES a plus
  • Process analysis and Improvement implementation strategies
  • Minimum of five years of experience in implementing LEAN Manufacturing principles in a manufacturing environment


To be a great fit for the role:


  • Statistical aptitude, strong quantitative and analytical skills.
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills, including presentation skills, with proven ability to effectively communicate and influence across functions and at all levels of the organization.
  • Results driven with ability to set goals and meet them
  • Self-starter, ability to manage projects independently with little to no supervision.
  • Ability to assemble and lead appropriate teams and resources to successfully move projects forward and keep them on track.
  • Ability to recognize organization roadblocks and be able to use change management techniques to manage organizational change.
  • Ability to effectively communicate and influence across functions and at all levels of the organization.
  • Influence all levels for Lean implementation, Team builder and strong communication skills


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


What’s in it for you?


  • Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • 401k Retirement Plan
  • Flexible Spending
  • Paid Holidays











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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