Assembly IV

Date: Dec 31, 2021

Location: Mt. Juliet, TN, US

Company: Dover Corporation

Company Overview:

DESTACO, a Dover Company, is a global leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance automation, workholding, and remote handling solutions.  The company serves customers in variety of end-markets, including the automotive, life sciences, consumer goods, packaging, aerospace, and nuclear sectors. 


Built on a legacy of over 100 years, DESTACO offers a comprehensive portfolio of products to engineer precise movement, placement and control solutions that drive productivity and uptime for manufacturers around the world.  The DESTACO family of products consists of industry-leading brands such as DESTACO Manual and Power Clamps, Camco and Ferguson Indexers, Robohand Grippers and CRL Manipulators and Transfer Ports. 


DESTACO is headquartered in Auburn Hills, Michigan, and operates globally through ~800 employees across 14 locations.


Dover is a diversified global manufacturer and solutions provider with annual revenue of approximately $7 billion. We deliver innovative equipment and components, consumable supplies, aftermarket parts, software and digital solutions, and support services through five operating segments: Engineered Products, Fueling Solutions, Imaging & Identification, Pumps & Process Solutions and Refrigeration & Food Equipment. Dover combines global scale, operational agility, world-class engineering capability and customer intimacy to lead the markets we serve. Recognized for our entrepreneurial approach for over 60 years, our team of approximately 24,000 employees takes an ownership mindset, collaborating with customers to redefine what's possible. Headquartered in Downers Grove, Illinois, Dover trades on the New York Stock Exchange under "DOV."

Position Summary:

The Assembler level IV is responsible for performing a wide range of assembly functions to build, powered clamps and end effectors using different mechanical tools and machines. Components assembled may have rigid tolerance requirements as well as intricate assembly operations and processes. Tasks may be performed independently or working as part of a team.


The Assembler IV will be responsible for new builds in the Mt. Juliet plant and field service at our customer’s site in order to assemble and install new systems as well as troubleshoot and repair units already in service.


The Assembler IV reports to the Assembly Supervisor and is based out of Mt. Juliet.


Key Job Responsibilities included but not limited to:

  • Works from prints to assemble component parts into complex assemblies in a timely and professional fashion while maintaining the quality standards and level of excellence our customers expect.
  • Performs work that may include routine/repetitive assembly operations and processes that will range from moderately to very complicated utilizing a wide range of fixtures, equipment, and hand and power tools.
  • Operates within acceptable defect rate.
  • Uses necessary measuring instruments such as micrometer, calipers, depth micrometer, granite tables and .0001 indicators to ensure conformance. May be required to make minor adjustments to assembly practices based on quality measurements.
  • Completes necessary paperwork including routers, inspection sheets, scrap reports and non-conformances.
  • Packs and palletizes products as well as create and affix labels and tags to assemblies.
  • Performs all functions in department and willing to rotate between different cells with the Power Clamp and End Effector department.
  • Identifies when preventative maintenance is needed on assigned equipment/tools.
  • Travels to customer site to troubleshoot and repair units already in service. Traveling potentially on weekends, holidays, and up to 2 weeks at a time.
  • Communicates with engineering and/or sales to report information and measurements from the field.
  • Adapt quickly to changing environments and customer demands while maintaining a high degree of professionalism.
  • Adheres to customer safety protocols and performs lockout/tag out procedures
  • Advises supervisor of conduct that my violate rules, policies, and procedures.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Leadership Competencies aligned with Dover and executed in DESTACO with appropriate expectations for the job level:

  • Customer Impact: Creates value for customers addressing known and unknown needs. Knows and understands all aspects of the global market, including: economics, products and services, channels, the customers and their end-markets.
  • Builds and Manages Collaborative Relationships: Establishes and nurtures relationships. Takes action to partner with the communities in which we operate and to be an appropriate corporate citizen.
  • Winning the Right Way: Operates with High Ethical Standards, Openness and Trust. Fosters a culture in the organization to conduct business aligned with those standards.
  • Results-Driven: Produces results that exceed Dover’s strategic objectives via a combination of planning and implementation, while living the Dover Values.
  • Self-Awareness and Personal Development: Role models a personal leadership style that includes self-awareness; accepts feedback, understands and maximizes strengths while working to overcome weaknesses.


Job Requirements:


  • Prior assembly of Destaco End Effectors and/or prior field service experience required


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Safety – Understands safe operation of equipment, tools and PPE. Recognizes potential for dangerous situations; uses safe work practices. Understands Lockout/Tag Out procedures and stored energy. Utilizes behavior-based safety methods to sustain a safe working environment.
  • Communication – Expresses thoughts clearly and professionally, both orally and in writing, using good grammar. Listens to understand input, feedback and concerns. Provides complete information in an open, honest and straightforward manner. Responds promptly and positively to questions and requests.
  • Teamwork/Relationships – Works with others willingly and in a spirit of cooperation and teamwork. Supports cooperation. Demonstrates a commitment to the entire business and is supportive of all initiatives to help grow the business and care for our customers. Cooperates fully with others to achieve organizational goals. Is tactful, courteous, and considerate. Embraces a positive outlook. Is respected and trusted by others.
  • Continual Improvement and Problem Resolution – Identifies and communicates suggestions for work improvements. Works with others to develop solutions which meet company-wide needs and objectives. Applies a sense of urgency to resolve problems or creates opportunities that will increase productivity.
  • Accountability – Accepts responsibility regarding projects/programs/duties as outlined in this job description. Advises supervisor of concerns, problems and progress of work in a timely manner.
  • Technical – Ability to read complicated blueprints and timing diagrams as well as written work instructions. Distinguish and identify proper tooling needs for assembly and testing. Use of a wide range of fixtures, equipment, hand/power tools and measuring instruments. Performs basic math including working with decimal numbers, ability to use a scale, problem solving and ability to convert metric to imperial. Understanding of air circuits, valves, shutoffs, e-stops fasteners, torque, proper thread engagement and tread lock applications. Differentiate between screw heads, metric/standard and fine/course.
  • Computer – Familiar and comfortable with the general use of Windows based applications. Able to comfortably use Microsoft Office products such as Outlook, Work and Excel.


Education and Certification Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent education required
  • Trade school preferred


Travel Requirements:

  • Up to 30% of the time
  • Ability to be away from home on weekends, potentially on typical Destaco holidays
  • Ability to be away from home for up to two weeks at a time, although that will be rare. Most visits are 5 days (M-F) or less.
  • Travel may be required on typically non-workdays to be staged at a customer site at their request.


Physical Requirements: (to be met with or without accommodation)

  • Ability to lift up to 50Lbs
  • Climb ladders and systems
  • Maneuver around heights and confined spaces
  • Stand up to 10 hours a day
  • Good manual dexterity
  • Eye hand coordination
  • Ability to hear and give verbal commands
  • Ability to bend, twist and turn

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.

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