Manufacturing Engineer

Date: Sep 23, 2022

Location: Grand Rapids, MI, US, 49503

Company: Dover Corporation

PSG is a global pump and dispensing solution expert and leading manufacturer of pumps, systems and related flow-control technology for the safe and efficient transfer of critical and valuable fluids and materials. Headquartered in Oakbrook Terrace, IL, USA, PSG is comprised of several world-class brands, including Abaque™, All-Flo, Almatec®, Blackmer®, Ebsray®, EnviroGear®, Griswold®, Hydro Systems, Mouvex®, Neptune™, Quattroflow™ and Wilden®. PSG products are manufactured on three continents, North America, Europe and Asia, in state-of-the-art facilities that practice lean manufacturing and are ISO-certified. PSG is part of the Pumps and Process Solutions segment of Dover Corporation. For additional information on PSG, please visit PSG: Where Innovation Flows.
We are an organization on the move, always looking for talented and ambitious people with a desire to help us grow our business. We thrive on winning and being number one. PSG offers a unique combination of the both small company atmosphere: with an ownership mindset that allows you to make close-to-the-customer decisions; an innovative approach in seeing beyond what is possible today and entrepreneurial spirit in the pursuit of new opportunities;  combined with benefits of a large company’s scale, tools, career planning and financial strength of Dover. Join PSG, a growing global company where your curiosity, hard work and ambition is rewarded with exceptional career opportunities in a friendly & fast paced environment. Welcome aboard!

PSG is part of the Pumps and Process Solutions segment of the Dover Corporation® (NYSE: DOV). Dover is a diversified global manufacturer and solutions provider with annual revenue of approximately $7 billion. We deliver innovative equipment and components, consumable supplies, aftermarket parts, software and digital solutions, and support services through five operating segments. Recognized for our entrepreneurial approach for over 60 years, our team of over 23,000 employees takes an ownership mindset, collaborating with customers to redefine what's possible.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Utilizes G-code and M-code programming to create milling and turning programs for cast iron parts to be machined on horizontal and vertical lathes and mills; utilizes CAM software to generate part programs, tool paths, etc. for machining of cast iron parts on horizontal and vertical turning and milling machines
  • Utilizes CNC coding and CAM software to estimate quotes for manufactured parts as part of make/buy decisions.
  • Develops work holding and fixture designs for milling and turning operations for vertical and horizontal machining applications
  • Consults with tooling vendors on a regular basis to choose appropriate tooling, inserts, tool holders, etc. for milling and turning applications.
  • Applies statistical methods to estimate future manufacturing requirements and potential.
  • Uses all continuous improvement and Lean Six Sigma tools to lead the development, design, and implementation of manufacturing processes for all areas of production.
  • Conducts complex analysis with knowledge of set up reduction, 5S, line balancing, root cause, PLC logic and standards, cell layouts, and machine designs.
  • Coordinates activities with test, engineering, and quality and oversees all support teams to coordinate the build and installation of a machine.
  • Analyzes manufacturing activities to determine manufacturing capacity and design, improve production methods, and fabricate or modify manufacturing processes.
  • Develops methods to understand workforce utilization, space requirements, workflow, and design layout of equipment and workspace to ensure maximum efficiency.
  • Confers with planning and design staff concerning product design and tooling to ensure efficient production methods.  Has knowledge of part locating datum’s and can specify tooling and fixtures accordingly for machining and /or assembly work.
  • Confers with vendors to determine product specifications and arrange for purchase of equipment, materials, fixtures, tooling, gages or parts, and evaluates products according to specifications and quality standards.  Has knowledge of machinery / equipment operation and associated programming (All types of CAM Software) required for proper function.  Is capable of teaching others on the operation of machinery / equipment.
  • Confers with management, engineering, and other staff regarding manufacturing capabilities, production schedules, and other considerations to facilitate production processes.

Qualifications / Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree (B.S.) from four-year College or university
  • Competent in developing CNC machining programs using G-code and M-code programming using various machine controls.

2-3 years related experience in a similar environment; experience with cast iron machining strongly preferred

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 : Michigan : Grand Rapids

Sub Division : Grand Rapids

Job Requisition ID : 45804

Nearest Major Market: Grand Rapids

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