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Date: Dec 5, 2023

Location: Jeffersonville, IN, US

Company: Dover Corporation

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 and CNC 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.


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.

*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.

Job Segment: Machinist, CNC, Industrial, Inspector, Fabrication, Manufacturing, Quality

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