Heavy Assembler 19.00/hr

Date: Aug 28, 2023

Location: Hamilton, OH, US

Company: Dover Corporation

For over 125 years, OPW has led the way in designing and manufacturing world-class retail fueling, fluid handling and car wash system solutions for the safe and efficient handling and distribution of fuels and critical fluids. OPW makes above ground and below ground products for both conventional, vapour recovery and clean energy applications in the retail and commercial markets. Additionally, OPW supplies loading arms, valves and dry-break couplings, tank truck equipment, rail car valves and equipment, and car wash systems. OPW has manufacturing operations in North America, Europe, Latin America and Asia Pacific, with sales offices around the world. OPW is part of the Dover Corporation, which is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange under 'DOV'. To learn more about OPW’s 125 years of providing industry-leading solutions, visit our website at www.opwglobal.com.

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.


Excellent benefits package provides employees medical, dental, and vacation eligibility on their first day of hire. Benefits also include company paid life insurance, 401K matching.

Great company culture focused on safety that includes reimbursement for safety shoes and prescription safety glasses


Perform complex assembly operations on metal components and subassemblies, including loading arms, springs, swivel joints, and heavy mechanical loading and unloading fittings (e.g. manholes, manifold systems, pressure covers, weld rings). Use blueprints, samples, simple drawings, schematics, as well as written and verbal instructions to perform assembly. Safely use pneumatic and standard hand tools to assemble products and test them when applicable. Use good hand/eye coordination and manual dexterity to work with small parts and lift parts up to 50 pounds. Maintain a safe work environment per company safety standards.


Essential Assembly Responsibilities:

  • Ability to assemble a variety of complex large and small mechanical products.
  • Read and understand blueprints, work instructions and procedures, highly configured products diagrams.
  • Complete repetitive and standardized operations maintaining product quality and safe work practices.
  • Use a variety of hand tools, machines, and associated equipment, including tape measures, guages & mass flow tester.
  • Ability to tap, drill, ream, shim, grind, test, etc. to accomplish desired fit.
  • Ability to operate crane all required equipment in an assigned work area.
  • Actively participate in all department projects, tasks, and objectives.
  • Ability to perform quality assurance procedures.
  • Other activities and duties based on the needs of the business.
  • Perform functional test of all assemblies in accordance with the accepted test procedures.
  • Maintain and monitor test equipment as necessary to ensure continued accuracy.


Essential Operations Responsibilities:

  • Ability to work in a team culture without continuous supervision.
  • Meet and maintain daily production rates & goals.
  • Operate computers in cells to receive work instructions, input quality controls, and update productivity trackers.
  • Fully participate in 6 S and other continuous improvement activities.
  • Keep Supervisor informed of operations activity that occur within the scope of responsibility, including but not limited to quality, parts supply, and/or safety.
  • Complete, all required cell activities and documentation for assigned work cell as requested by supervisor.
  • Ensure work environment is clean, orderly and free of safety hazards at all times.
  • Attend all required training.
  • Actively participate in all department projects, tasks, and objectives including but not limited to continuous improvement activities.
  • Operate pallet jack or overhead crane to move parts and products.
  • Perform additional duties as requested by supervision, including but not limited to: stocking and packing, general maintenance, material handling, set up activities for assembly/test equipment.


Required Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Four years relevant work experience.
  • Meet and maintain daily production rates & goals as established and required by the company.
  • Ability to work all scheduled and adjusted times, and or work overtime to accommodate production.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in English comprehension and expression both verbal and written.
  • Ability to adjust to changing work environments, variable noise levels and varying temperatures.
  • Ability to tolerate prolonged standing and walking distances; physical stamina and strength to perform repetitive bending, reaching, and stooping motions; ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Excellent manual dexterity with full-finger and hand movement to perform repetitive motions and task.
  • Willing and able to wear all required personal protective equipment, including but not limited to steel-toed shoes, safety glasses, non-conductive jacket.
  • Ability to enter transactions in Oracle with high accuracy and speed, adhering to company process.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • This position is based in the Knappco facility in Hamilton, OH.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Diploma/Certificate from a trade / vocational school (with an industrial focus) or a recognized industry organization.
  • High level of customer focus and ability to maintain a positive attitude at all times.
  • Ability to maintain a professional demeanor at all times with customers and coworkers.
  • Self-directed, positive and ethical role model able to work with minimal supervision.



Our Comprehensive Benefits Package includes:

  • Paid Vacation - starting at 3 weeks, prorated based on date of hire
  • 10 Paid Holidays Annually
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance - available on first day of hire
  • 401k Retirement Plan, including company match & automatic contribution
  • Healthcare Savings Account (HSA) & Flexible Spending Account (FSA) options


Work Environment:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be required to wear appropriate personal protective equipment. The employee may occasionally work near moving mechanical parts.


Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand. The employee is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee is frequently required to walk, reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl and talk or hear.

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.

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