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Manual Machinist II


Houston, TX, US, 77047

Work Arrangement:  Onsite


Dover Precision Components ‘DPC’ (‘the Company’) is part of Dover Corporation’s (‘the Parent Company’) Pumps and Process solutions segment. DPC holds market leading positions globally and delivers performance-critical solutions across the oil & gas, power generation, marine, industrial, chemical and general processing markets. We design and manufacture mission-critical equipment components to deliver more affordable, cleaner energy solutions and enable manufacturers to operate more efficiently.



Dover Precision Components delivers products and services that enhance performance, improve safety, reduce carbon emissions, and accelerate clean energy adoption, through collaborative customer relationships, expert engineering, and an innovative culture. Our strong Company portfolio is comprised of long products and services offered under Cook Compression, Cook Mechanical Field Services, Waukesha Bearings, Waukesha Magnetic Bearings, Inpro/Seal, Bearings Plus, and FW Murphy Production Controls. Our global footprint reaches more than twelve locations in the Americas and more than six locations in Europe and China.



We are diligent in recognizing our employees’ needs and providing an enriching experience through professional developmental opportunities. Our authentic, collaborative company culture, combined with a competitive suite of health and welfare offerings, emulates who we are. We are Dover Precision Components, #LifeAtDPC

What You'd Do:



Sets up and operates manual machines, including but not limited to mills and lathes, to perform machining operations by performing the following duties.



  • Read, process sheets, blueprints, and sketches of part to determine machining to be done, dimensional specifications, set up, and operating requirements.
  • Interpret work instructions.
  • Identify, select and install proper tooling for operations being performed.
  • Calculate proper feeds and speeds for a variety of steel grades, copper, brass, aluminum and bronze
  • Intuitively understand capabilities of tooling and machinery.
  • Understand applicable quality systems and perform necessary quality inspections.
  • Adhere to all Waukesha Bearings policies and procedures.
  • Apply principles of Lean Manufacturing to reduced setup times and improve productivity.
  • Seek out and identify Continuous Improvement opportunities.
  • Actively participate in daily Continuous Improvement activities
  • Employee must be able to set up all necessary measuring equipment and routinely check the calibration of the equipment while measuring.
  • Create and maintain a team focused work environment


What You'd Bring: 

Minimum required qualifications:

  • Must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily
  • Prior experience with precision inspection equipment including, but not limited to, micrometers, calipers, height gauges, bore gauges
  • One year certificate from college or technical school; or three to six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Prior experience with precision inspection equipment including, but not limited to, micrometers, calipers, height gauges, bore gauges
  • Proven ability to hold tight machining tolerances of less than .001”


Mental/Visual/Physical Effort:

  •  The employee is regularly required to stand and talk or hear
  • occasionally required to walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and taste or smell
  • must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Material Hazards:

  •  Regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts
  • Occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and vibration
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.


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.


Attention Applicants: If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, please let us know. Likewise, if you are limited in the ability to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, we will determine an alternate way for you to apply. Please contact hr@doverprecision.comfor assistance with an accommodation. Kindly specify Job Requisition Number / Job Title and Location in response.





Nearest Major Market: Houston

Job Segment: Environmental Engineering, Machinist, Industrial, Inspector, Engineering, Manufacturing, Quality

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