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Machine Operator


Jeffersonville, IN, US

Work Arrangement:  Onsite

Dover Precision Components delivers performance-critical solutions for rotating and reciprocating machinery across the oil & gas, power generation, marine, industrial, chemical and general processing markets. Comprising the Waukesha Bearings, Bearings Plus, Inpro/Seal and Cook Compression brands, our portfolio includes hydrodynamic bearings, active magnetic bearings, system and bearing protection, and reciprocating compressor valves, sealing technologies, pistons, rods and more. Each solution is custom-engineered to provide optimum efficiency, reliability and productivity, and backed by comprehensive aftermarket services. Dover Precision Components serves its global customer base through facilities in North America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East, as well as technical sales representatives around the world. Dover Precision Components is part of Dover Corporation’s Fluids segment.


Sets up and operates manual machine tools such as lathes, milling machines, boring machines, and grinders, to machine plastic or metal work pieces. Will be able to work to exacting tolerances, determine speeds and feeds, and sharpen own tools.  Must be able to visualize finished product, recognize and report corrections in blueprint errors.  May also function as final inspector for finished manufactured products.  This list is illustrative only, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions in this class, perform all of the duties listed, nor does it necessarily list all possible duties that may be assigned. 


Responsibilities and Skills: 

  • Participate in all plant safety initiatives and abide by corporate and local policies. 

  • Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly. 

  • Actively engage in lean manufacturing principles and techniques.  This includes, but is not limited to, actively participating in kaizen events when requested, continuously seeking improvement in their work area, and cooperating to ensure Cook Compression remains competitive. 

  • Housekeeping and general organization of work area. 

  • Applies feedback and provides peer-to-peer feedback to improve performance. 

  • Reads blueprint or job order for product specifications such as dimensions and tolerances, and tooling instructions such as fixtures, feed rates, cutting speeds, depth of cut, and determines sequence of operations. 

  • Sets up and operates manual machines including lapping, heat treat furnace, tinplate, laser, grinders, lathes, mills, and EZ Track. Performs secondary operations such as deburr. 

  • Case build and assembly. 

  • Observes operation of machine and verifies conformance of machined work piece to specifications. 

  • Operates bench grinder to sharpen tools. 

  • Sets up and operates machines and equipment other than machine tools 

  • Performs inspection work, including final inspection. 

  • Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others. 

  • Listens and gets clarification. 

  • Able to read and interpret written information. 

  • Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; Gives and welcomes feedback. 

  • Includes appropriate people in decision-making process. 

  • Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently. 

  • Approaches others in a tactful manner; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments. 

  • Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Monitors own work to ensure quality. 

  • Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity;  

  • Properly report direct and indirect labor in ShopTrak. 

  • Other duties as may be assigned from time to time 

Education and Experience:  

  • High school diploma or equivalent. 

  • Minimum of 5 years of trade school apprenticeship or equivalent shop experience.  

  • Technical training in shop math and blueprint reading is necessary to perform the job.

 *Note: This Job Description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by the Supervisor. All requirements are subject to change and updates. 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 Clarisa Talley at for assistance with an accommodation.



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