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Quality Engineer

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

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

Summary Description: Utilizes a variety of tools to modify and support a robust Quality Management System. This role will provide support to all aspects of operations including assembly, welding, CNC machining, electronics, and new product development.


The Quality Engineer must effectively support the following items in order to meet all company requirements and initiatives around Safety Quality, Deliver, and Cost: Safety, Quality Assurance, Root Cause Analysis, Continuous Improvement, Quality Reporting, Associate Training


Essential Responsibilities:

  • Works with Quality Manager to develop and implement quality management strategies and processes related to mechanical or electronic components.
  • Interfaces with Engineering and Production to ensure that the transfer of new products to Production is in accordance with approved data, and that existing products and processes are maintained and improved.
  • Creates and supports Statistical Process Control (SPC) methods to assure that company and regulatory standards are met.
  • Prepares QA Reports and drive quality improvement in daily workcell meetings.
  • Participates in a lead role in training & development as well as Kaizen events.
  • Ensures internal quality management system (QMS) supports compliance with ISO, TUV, AAR, ATEX & ASME certification requirements.
  • Conducts quality assurance inspection and testing, evaluate data using statistical software.
  • Provides recommendations for adjustments to product design, manufacturing processes, and quality systems based off of an analysis of available quality data.
  • Leads A3 projects for root cause analysis or quality related issues.
  • Supports management of suppliers by maintaining supplier corrective actions, conducting supplier audits, tracking supplier certifications, and reviewing non-conforming material for manufacturability.
  • Designs, develops, tests, and justifies required equipment for recommended manufacturing methods.
  • Performs product/process analysis for cost reduction, quality improvement, and efficiency improvement.
  • Determines quality and reliability standards based off of interpreted engineering drawings, schematic diagrams, or formulas.
  • Validates deviations from existing standards and processes as needed to assure quality standards are met.
  • Conducts root-cause analysis and disposition activities of returned products (RMA), including maintaining a process to address from initiation to completion all returned customer product (RMA) in a timely and effective manner.
    • Coordinates with departments in organization for receipt, root-cause analysis and disposition of RMAs as well as assembly line rejects.
    • Manages and reports to management on RMA's and internal Quality Issues.
  • Other activities as needed.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Quality, Electronics, Electrical, Mechanical) / Business / other applicable field.
  • 3—5 years of experience in an Engineering, Quality Engineering, or related role.
  • Proven ability to utilize A3 problem solving methodologies and tools.
  • This position is based in the Knappco facility in Hamilton, OH.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong data driven problem solving background, including ability to conduct analysis, identify root causes, develop corrective action, and verify effective closure and removal of issues in manufacturing environments.
  • ISO 9001 Standard, ISO 15000 and TS 16949 experience strongly preferred.
  • Experience in PPAP methodologies is preferred
  • Experience coordinating Measurement Machine (CMM) experience and programming along with Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GDT).
  • Experience in PPAP methodologies.
  • Experience in analyzing, implementing, and sustaining systems and processes for continuous improvement for Electronic components.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables.
  • 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.  Fully observe Dover’s Code of Ethical Conduct, Employee Handbook “Personal Conduct of Employees” policies.
  • High level of proficiency in Microsoft Office products.
  • Self-directed, positive and ethical role model able to work with minimal supervision.


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 while on shop floor.


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 Sit, stand, walk, talk, write, lift, work with hands both in an office and shop floor environment.


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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Job Function : Quality & Continous Improvement; Engineering

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

Job Segment: Facilities, Quality Engineer, CNC, QA, Quality Assurance, Operations, Engineering, Manufacturing, Quality, Technology

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