Date: May 14, 2022

Location: Jeffersonville, IN, US

Company: Dover Corporation

The Machinist will operate machine tools to fabricate and manufacture machine parts.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Reads and interprets blueprints and design sketches to ensure proper dimensions and specifications for parts.  

  • Performs machine set ups to obtain close tolerances, fitting and alignment of machined parts. 

  • Obtains required inspections on first pieces of a run according to prescribed procedure and performs inspections on work-in-progress using a wide variety of measuring devices. 

  • Ability to generate CNC programs to manufacture parts per blueprints/drawings 

  • Completes and maintains all necessary records of time, part counts, first piece inspections, and requisition forms, etc. for each job. 

  • Selects the appropriate cutting tools, attachments, accessories, and materials to be used on machines.  

  • Acquires raw material, supplies, tools, etc. when necessary. 

  • Inspects machinery for any needed repairs; performs minor repairs within expertise.  

  • Examines and measures completed units and parts to identify any defects and to ensure units conform with predetermined specifications; adjusts machine controls to resolve production errors.  

  • Utilizes Geometric Dimension & Tolerance as called out on print. 

  • Operates fabrication machinery to produce parts used in manufacturing processes.  

  • Ensures proper machine set up and accurate interpretation of prints and specifications to prevent damage to material. Detects errors with frequent tolerance/quality checks. 

  • Employees are expected to perform an assigned task(s) unless the employee believes it is unsafe at which time it must be reported to management.   

  • Adheres to and complies with all Dover Corporate, Dover Precision Components, and plant policies.  

  • Actively engage in lean manufacturing principles and techniques, to include housekeeping and general organization of work area.  

  • Uses equipment, tools, and materials properly.  

  • All other duties as assigned 


Skills and Qualifications: 

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 

  • Excellent mechanical skills.  

  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.  

  • Good math skills. 

  • Proficient with operating a computer and internal software.  

  • Efficient and excellent time management skills.  

  • Ability to operate various types of machine tools to perform progressive machining.  

  • Ability to read blueprints and plans.  


Education and Experience 

  • High school diploma or equivalent required; college coursework or other formal training in related field preferred. 

  • 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 


Physical Requirements: 

  • Standing and/or walking 90% of shift. 

  • Twisting, reaching, and stooping.  

  • Minimum manual lifting requirements of up to 35lbs.   

  • Shall wear safety gear, such as safety glasses, and wear gloves when handling box cutters or similar tools. 

This job description may not be inclusive of all assigned duties, responsibilities, or aspects of the job described, and may be amended at any time, at the sole discretion of the Employer. 


Dover Precision Components is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.  We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

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