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CNC Machinist


Odessa, TX, US, 79764

Work Arrangement:  Onsite


Dover Precision Components ‘DPC’ (‘the Company’) is part of Dover Corporation’s (‘the Parent Company’) Pumps and Process solutions segment. DPC holds market leading positions globally and delivers performance-critical solutions across the oil & gas, power generation, marine, industrial, chemical and general processing markets. We design and manufacture mission-critical equipment components to deliver more affordable, cleaner energy solutions and enable manufacturers to operate more efficiently.


Dover Precision Components delivers products and services that enhance performance, improve safety, reduce carbon emissions, and accelerate clean energy adoption, through collaborative customer relationships, expert engineering, and an innovative culture. Our strong Company portfolio is comprised of long products and services offered under Cook Compression, Cook Mechanical Field Services, Waukesha Bearings, Waukesha Magnetic Bearings, Inpro/Seal, Bearings Plus, and FW Murphy Production Controls. Our global footprint reaches more than twelve locations in the Americas and more than six locations in Europe and China.


We are diligent in recognizing our employees’ needs and providing an enriching experience through professional developmental opportunities. Our authentic, collaborative company culture, combined with a competitive suite of health and welfare offerings, emulates who we are. We are Dover Precision Components, #LifeAtDPC




Skilled to setup, adjust and operate CNC lathes and/or mills and special types of machine tools. Performs diversified machining operations largely on standard work having tolerance and finish specifications requiring a general knowledge of machining practices and techniques.




  • Works from drawings, sketches and specifications in completing various machining operations.
  • 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.
  • Makes jigs, fixtures or other specialized non-production devices as qualified and assigned.
  • Acquires raw material, supplies, tools, etc. when necessary.
  • Maintains work area in a clean, safe, and orderly fashion and conforms to all quality procedures and standards.
  • Assists in the training of other machinists as requested.
  • Performs first piece inspections on basic product for other machinists, as qualified and assigned.
  • Grinds tools when necessary.
  • Performs routine preventative maintenance of machines according to PM schedule.
  • Troubleshoots drawings, machining, tooling, programming, material, etc. and making competent decisions pertaining to job at hand.
  • Operates machinery/equipment in a safe manner.
  • Utilizes Geometric Dimension & Tolerance as called out on print.
  • Gives feedback on trends, and recommending process improvements.
  • Maintains and monitors machine shop equipment. Safeguards against improper use and incorrect set ups to prevent extensive damage to machine or specific sections.
  • Ensures proper machine set up and accurate interpretation of prints and specifications to prevent damage to material. Detects errors with frequent tolerance/quality checks.
  • Responsible for own level of production. Works independently with little likelihood of injury. May provide some training to others.



Education and Experience:


  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 5-10 years of trade school apprenticeship or equivalent shop experience. 
  • Technical training in shop math and blueprint reading is necessary to perform the job. 


Mental/Visual/Physical Effort:


  • Walks, stands, reaches, and bends frequently. Periodic lifting of moderate to heavy items may be required. Possesses good hand/eye coordination.

Physical Hazards:


  • Minimal exposure to severe accidents. Normal operations require eye protection. Additional safety equipment may be required.

Material Hazards:


  • Illness or injury from materials present in normal working environment is unlikely.

Working Conditions:


  • Exposure to normal machine shop environment with periodic noise. Limited disagreeable factors present.


*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.

We consider several job-related, non-discriminatory factors when determining the pay rate for a position, including, but not limited to, the position’s responsibilities, a candidate’s work experience, a candidate’s education/training, the position’s location, and the key skills needed for the position.  Pay is one of the Total Rewards that we provide to compensate and recognize employees for their work.

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.

Attention Applicants: If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, please let us know. Likewise, if you are limited in the ability to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, we will determine an alternate way for you to apply. Please contact hr@doverprecision.comfor assistance with an accommodation. Kindly specify Job Requisition Number / Job Title and Location in response.

This position may be located in:Americas : United States : Texas : Odessa || Americas : United States : Texas : Midland

Sub Division : Cook Services US - E0051

Job Requisition ID : 55883

Job Function :

Nearest Major Market: Midland
Nearest Secondary Market: Midland

Job Segment: Machinist, CNC, Environmental Engineering, Industrial, Engineer, Manufacturing, Engineering

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