Engineer, Manufacturing

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Date: 28 Nov 2023

Location: Dundee, DND, GB

Company: Dover Corporation


At Dover Fueling Solutions (DFS), we are taking fueling and convenience retail to the next level. We are passionate about cultivating excellence in everything we do, but what really fuels us is our people. They’re the heart of our company. As an employee, our promise to you is that you’ll work on new and innovative products and solutions, be mentored by managers and teammates who are collaborative, caring, and act with integrity, and have the opportunity to grow in ways that are meaningful to you. Unique and interesting projects – both locally and globally – will challenge you and allow you to pursue different and rewarding career paths.


We are #EnergizedByGrowth.


DFS is part of a legacy of leadership that spans back generations, made up of some of the most trusted, leading-edge brands in the industry. As part of Dover Corporation and with our talented, innovative, outstanding people, we are doing great things and redefining what is possible in fueling and convenience retail. Providing advanced fuel-dispensing equipment, including clean energy solutions, systems and payment, automatic tank gauging and wet stock-management solutions, DFS comprises the product brands of Wayne Fueling Systems, OPW Fuel Management Systems, ClearView, Tokheim, ProGauge, Fairbanks, LIQAL and AvaLAN. Headquartered in Austin, TX, DFS has a significant technology development and manufacturing presence around the world, including facilities in Brazil, China, India, Italy, Poland, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom and the United States. 


The position:


Due to increasing worldwide business opportunities requiring the introduction of several new products, as well as an increased demand for existing products, the Company is expanding the manufacturing engineering department in the Dundee Manufacturing Centre (DMC), to optimise time to market and maximise the efficient use of equipment and labour.


The Candidate:

The Manufacturing Engineer will be responsible for the process optimisation of technical manufacturing operations, process change management, 5S, standard work instruction creation, auditing, and the capacity planning of value streams. The qualified candidate will have manufacturing process improvement experience, and thoroughly understand fundamental lean manufacturing principles. The Manufacturing Engineer also performs a variety of technical and detail-orientated roles related to the Health, Safety and Environmental policies of the Company.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and deploy manufacturing processes to deliver product through the value streams by way of application of professional Manufacturing Engineering techniques.
  • Deploy new products within the Dundee Manufacturing Centre, interacting with design engineering to ensure design for manufacturing (DFM) issues are addressed and incorporated in new designs.
  • Contribute to a cross functional team environment with Design Engineering, Production, Procurement, and Planning to realise improved time to market with new products and to maintain our current production capability.
  • Work with the Operations team to make operational adjustments as necessary, to ensure continued growth in productivity and efficiency, by reviewing KPIs, daily.
  • Under general direction, plan and implement the layouts of the plant and production equipment to provide the maximum utilisation of facilities.
  • Apply lean principles to optimise work/process flow, to the efficiency of production and reducing product changeover times.
  • Investigate and implement new technologies to digitalise and automate product manufacturing.
  • Document standard work, including creation of work instructions, recording, and analysing cycle times, and value stream mapping.
  • Initiate and lead Kaizen events.
  • Initiate and lead manufacturing improvement projects.
  • Author formal requests for capital expenditures.
  • Positively influence personnel during process changes, and successfully manage that change.
  • Other necessary task as defined by the Senior Manager, Manufacturing Engineering.   

Candidate Experience and Qualification:

  • Bachelor’s degree in industrial or manufacturing engineering or related engineering discipline.
  • Preferred experience to include 3+ years manufacturing experience, gained within a manufacturing / production support role, preferably with a mix of assembly disciplines.
  • Practical knowledge of continuous improvement practices, formal problem solving (Ishikawa Diagram, A3, 5 Why, etc,), and lean manufacturing principles.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office tools to create spreadsheets, standard work instructions, and other documents.
  • Experience in successfully leading projects and working on cross- functional teams.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Joining Dover you will be a team player and flexible in approach to work.
  • Candidates may be required to travel.



Work Arrangement: Full-time onsite.
This position will be located in: Dundee


The information contained within this job description overview is not intended to be all-inclusive. Nothing in this job description restricts management or the company’s ability to assign or reassign duties and/or responsibilities to or from this role at any time. This document is subject to change with or without notice.  


Dover Fueling Solutions is an equal opportunity employer and affords equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants regardless of race, color, religion, creed, age, gender, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, provincial or local law. Dover Fueling Solutions conforms to the spirit as well as to the letter of all applicable laws and regulations.


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