Booting Technician- 1st and 2nd Shift

Date: Dec 4, 2021

Location: Red Wing, MN, 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 based in Auburn Hills, Michigan, and operates globally through ~800 employees across multiple locations.


Dover is a diversified global manufacturer with annual revenues of $7+ billion.  The company delivers innovative equipment and components, specialty systems, and support services through four major operating segments: Energy, Engineered Systems, Fluids, and Refrigeration & Food Equipment.  Headquartered in Downers Grove, Illinois, Dover trades on the New York Stock Exchange under “DOV.”

Position Summary:

Perform a variety of duties to build, spray & inspect levels of appropriate material on accordion sleeves, glove ports & other items within the booting department. This position reports to the Plant Manager.


Key Job Responsibilities included but not limited to:

  • Review work orders for number, type of boots and dates needed.
  • Place mandrel on machine and clean as necessary and apply release agent.
  • In accordance with formulas, measure and mix required polyurethane and hardener materials.  Apply mist coat to ensure mold release integrity.
  • Use hand held or automatic spray guns to apply polyurethane to achieve desired thickness. Maintain visual watch over operations and adjust spraying as required to compensate for heat and humidity.
  • Use dial indicator to measure thickness.
  • Set up automatic sprayer to include setting stops.
  • May hand spray polyurethane coating to add additional materials in selected portions of work on automatic sprayer as specified in work orders?
  • Apply lotion and strip completed products off of mandrel and cut to length as specified.
  • Clean and maintain spray guns.
  • Replace parts as needed.
  • Clean all glass beakers.
  • Clean and maintain spray booths to include cleaning blower fans and replacing air filters.
  • Review inventory of materials weekly and turn in bag tickets to reorder materials.
  • Air test boot extensions and gauntlets.
  • Connect air tight plates to ends, inflate and immerse in water trough to check for leaks.
  • Dry boots and gauntlets with cloths and add anti-stick powder.
  • Notify inspection of completed products.



  • Requires dexterity skills
  • Basic math skills.
  • Requires ability to read, write and interpret prints to complete assemblies.
  • Must be able to mentally track several jobs simultaneously and actively stay productive at all times. 
  • Requires close attention to detail.
  • Minimum 1 years working in a manufacturing environment required
  • Experience with Oracle a plus
  • Experience with MS Word and MS Excel
  • Must be able to work effectively under deadlines


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Flexible, with strong teamwork orientation
  • Use a variety of fixtures, hand and power tools and precision measuring devices during operations.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organization and problem-solving skills; analytical and creative
  • Strong orientation toward quality, safety and continuous improvement
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Commitment to lean principles
  • Ability to work in teams, provide project status, and maintain a high level of communication
  • Ability to multi-task and manage stressful situations
  • Strong customer mindset


Education and Certification Qualifications

  • High School diploma required


Additional Requirements

  • Ability to lift up to 40 pounds
  • Stand 10+ hours a day
  • Good manual dexterity
  • Eye hand coordination and attention to detail
  • Ability to bend, twist and turn
  • Must clear medical respirator and chemical handling exams required to work in Booting Area.



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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