Date: Oct 27, 2021

Location: Kent, OH, US

Company: Dover Corporation

MAAG Pump Systems, Automatik Plastics Machinery, Gala Industries, Reduction Engineering Scheer and Ettlinger – five successful and well experienced companies have joined forces to become the global partner for the polymer industry. As manufacturer of gear pumps, pelletizing and filtration systems and also pulverizers we offer top-grade equipment for your demanding requirements – not only for polymer applications, but also for the chemical, petrochemical, pharmaceutical and food industry.

Company - Maag 

Location - Kent, OH

Position Title - Blaster / Assembler Technician


Main Position Objectives

The Blaster / Assembler Technician provides the highest quality work ethic and character for both blasting metal and other related materials as well as assembling the Maag family of equipment to include: Pelletizers, Pulverizers, Water Baths, Air Knives, Water Slides, Pumps, Screen Changers, Conveying Equipment and Color Mixers with an emphasis on 100% on time delivery to meet our customer’s expectations and needs.


Position description – Tasks, responsibilities, competencies

  • Blasting Requirements

  • Works in blast booth environment and helps maintain the equipment so that operation is in a safe manor.
  • Wears required respirator and hood when working in the blast booth.
  • Has the physical ability to lifts 60 - 80 pounds.
  • Possesses experience operating Fork Lifts 6000 to 12000lb
  • Willingness to work additional hours or weekends on a short notice.
  • Assembly Requirements

  • Reads and interprets assembly drawings, blue prints and layout drawings
  • Knowledge of measuring with micrometers, feeler gauges and understanding of tolerances on assembly prints
  • Has general knowledge and understanding of pneumatic circuits, cylinders, valves, regulators and controls
  • Possesses knowledge of threaded and welded pipe, valves and fittings
  • Positions parts and subassemblies by lifting, bending and kneeling multiple times per day, working overhead from a kneeling or laying position
  • Documents labor hours to work order operations electronically, completes production and quality forms, reports any discrepancies with work order material BOMS
  • Runs conduit, mounts junction boxes and pulls wire to various electrical devices and motors. Terminates wires as required per electrical drawing.
  • Other tasks as assigned by manager..


Work environment

Work in this position is mainly at the Kent blasting and assembly areas.  While performing the duties of this job in a factory setting, the employee may be moving mechanical parts and vibration. The noise level in the work environment and job sites can be loud and PPE may be required. Use of an air respirator and or a dust mask is mandatory when working in the blasting facility. All company safety policies must always be followed and required PPE for respective work areas must be worn without acception.


Physical requirements

  • 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. The job requirements in the blasting facility require the incumbent to be in good physical shape with the ability to do heavy lifting. Considerable fork lift work with movement to and from the truck quite often. Use of fork lift seatbelt is mandatory.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, and climbing.  The employee must be able to lift items up to 70- 80 pounds.
  • The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

The employee will be required to have knowledge of fork lift operation and will be required to complete a fork lift training course on site once hired.




High School diploma or equivalent education (additional technical skills a plus) 



Mechanical aptitude and experience with a general understanding of basic mechanics or millwright hand tool use.


Professional experience


  • Completion of any Mechanics or Millwright courses a plus but not required.
  • Knowledge and training on overhead crane operation a plus but not required.


Interpersonal skills and behavioral competencies


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Highly organized and efficient in approaching tasks
  • Independent self-starter with ability to problem solve and anticipate and avoid issues
  • Strong team player, work ethic and commitment to win
  • Customer-focused
  • Work overtime and weekends and weekends when required.
  • Follow and support company safety practices and policies a must.
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Do it right work philosophy
  • Team player, works well with others, follows directions.


  • Ability to work from engineering drawings.
  • Understands how to interpret electrical drawings.
  • Familiar with pneumatics and hydraulics.

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.

Nearest Major Market: Akron
Nearest Secondary Market: Cleveland

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