Date: Apr 11, 2021

Location: Eagle Rock, VA, US

Company: Dover Corporation

Maag is the global leading manufacturer of gear pumps, pelletizing and filtration systems and also pulverizers for sophisticated applications in the synthetic, chemical, petrochemical and food industry.
Maag Pump Systems, Automatik Plastics Machinery, Gala Industries and Reduction Engineering Scheer - four successful and well experienced companies have joined forces to become the global partner for the polymer industry. As manufacturer of gear pumps, pelletizing and filtration systems and also pulverizers we offer top-grade equipment for your demanding requirements - not only for polymer applications, but also for the chemical, petrochemical, pharmaceutical and food industry.

Company        Gala Industries

Position           Mechanical Assembly Technician

Location          Eagle Rock, VA


Main position objectives


The Mechanical Assembly Technician provides the highest quality work ethic and character for assembling the Maag family of equipment to include: Dryers of all sizes and TWS systems with an emphasis on hitting customer delivery dates.


Position description – Tasks, responsibilities, competencies


  • Assemble dryer rotors and housings. 
  • Balance rotors on all size dryers.
  • Build and mount dryer component parts such as agglomerate catchers and pellet diverter valves.
  • Perform leak tests on dryer and tank housings.
  • Engrave equipment name plates.
  • Complete quality inspections and document them on reports/check sheets during equipment assembly.
  • Put together piping assemblies for installation of the equipment/system.
  • Organize work area and maintain safe working practices.
  • Work in MRP system to check on Bills of Material, parts for system assembly.
  • Use common hand and power tools in the assembly process.
  • Other tasks as assigned by the manager.




  • High School diploma or equivalent education (additional technical skills a plus).



  • Associates degreee of higher is desirable or significant experience or technical training in mechanical assembly.


Professional experience


  • 2+ years of mechanical assembly.
  • Strong aptitude with reading ad interpreting engineering drawings.
  • Proven computer skills.



  • Experience in electrical assembly or performance testing of equipment.
  • Experience with Solidworks or similar.
  • Continuous Improvement experience.


Interpersonal skills and behavioral competencies


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrates ownership and entrepreneurial behavior.
  • Innovative mindset, always looking at improving our processes.
  • Highly organized and efficient in approaching tasks.
  • Independent self-starter with the ability to problem-solve and anticipate and avoid issues.
  • Strong team player, work ethic and commitment to win.
  • Customer-focused with the ability to coach and mentor.
  • Ability to multi-task and react to change quickly.
  • Strong aptitude in contingency planning.
  • Ability to shift resources to bottle neck areas, load balance.

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.

This position may be located in: Americas : United States : Virginia : Eagle Rock

Sub Division : Maag Gala

Job Requisition ID : 31290

Nearest Major Market: Roanoke

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