Nesting II

Date: Nov 24, 2022

Location: Keosauqua, IA, US, 52565

Company: Dover Corporation

Dover Food Retail (DFR) is a leading manufacturer of Display Cases, Specialty Products, Refrigeration Systems, Power Systems and Comprehensive Services; and leading our industry by Innovating What’s Next in glass doors and intelligent merchandising technologies that keep food safe under brands such as HillPhoenix and Anthony.

DFR is part of the Refrigeration and Food Equipment segment of the Dover Corporation® (NYSE: DOV). Dover is a diversified global manufacturer with annual revenues in excess of $7 billion.

DFR is built on creativity and customer-centric innovation delivered by people invigorated by a strong sense of responsibility to help our customers win in their marketplaces. The relationships we build with our customers are as important to our success as the products we manufacture. This collaborative environment delivers FRESH THINKING, reassuring our customers that they choose the best when they choose to work with the people of Dover Food Retail.



Job Title:                    Nesting II

FLSA Status:             Hourly / Non-Exempt    

Department:              Operations

Supervisor:                Manufacturing Technology Manager

Shift:                           1st      


What we are looking for:


This position provides production support for Sheet Metal and Wood Shop; creating nested layouts for cutting equipment and offline programs for forming equipment. In addition to production support the position will participate in continuous improvement activities aligning with the businesses annual operating plan.



What you’ll be responsible for in this role:


  • Produce optimized nested layouts for laser, turret and CNC router for efficient utilization of equipment.
  • Produce offline programs for press brakes and panel bender.
  • Maintain CAD parts library, ensuring latest revision and optimal tooling paths
  • Work with Sheet Metal and Wood Shop to provide a balanced workload at cutting and    forming equipment.
  • Perform data collecting and report out metrics to members of the Operations Team.
  • Provide Continuous Improvement support for all areas of the business.
  • Possess computer skills beyond a basic level
  • Microsoft Office with emphasis on Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint
  • CAD software experience on any platform. Solid Edge or Solid Works given preferential consideration
  • CAM software experience on any platform. SigmaNest or MetaCAM given preferential consideration
  • Travel to our Centerville, IA or Keosauqua, IA facility will be required as duties are required


  • What are the basic qualifications?


  • High School diploma / GED required
  • Minimum three (3) years’ experience in a Nesting or Offline programming forming equipment in a manufacturing environment
  • Basic G-Code language (Sheet Metal Equipment)
  • Salvagnini Edit P4 Language (Panel Bender )


To be a great fit for the role:

  • Computer skills beyond a basic level: Microsoft Office, SolidEdge, SolidWorks and PDF creator
  • Candidate must be a motivated self-starter and possess strong attention to detail
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to efficiently schedule one’s own time and activities to establish a course of action for handling multiple jobs and priorities
  • Demonstrated ability to work as a member of a team
  • Demonstrated understanding the safety standards and quality expectations
  • Demonstrated understanding of raw materials and the manufacturing process


The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.  Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Company.                                             

Dover Food Retail is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.

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