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Manufacturing Engineer


Rock Island, IL, US, 61201

Work Arrangement:  Onsite

Dover Precision Components is hiring a Manufacturing Engineer for our Inpro/Seal business. We are a world leader in the design and manufacture of permanent bearing protection and complete shaft sealing solutions for a variety of rotating equipment across multiple industries.


We offer competitive pay and benefits, and the ability to be a key contributor at our ISO certified manufacturing facility located in Rock Island, Illinois. This is a bonus- eligible, salaried role with paid overtime!



In this role, you will direct a wide variety of manufacturing engineering activities to develop and improve standards for industrial processes, materials, and products to ensure all customer requirements are met in a cost- efficient manner. Including:

  • Project Management - Design, lead, and implement process improvement projects in a team setting.
  • Research new machinery or technology to advance improvements with production.
  • Tooling research, quoting, planning location in turret and tool block holders for new machinery.
  • Confer with other manufacturing engineers to share knowledge and corrective actions to enhance/improve overall company quality and profitability.
  • Operate computer aided design equipment to design and develop tooling and fixtures (SolidWorks).
  • Advise production supervisors of engineering or manufacturing concerns.
  • Work closely with Manufacturing Engineering Manager to assure compliance with company standards.
  • Implement quality standard setup processes, eliminate need for special tooling, utilize existing machine technology where feasible, and conduct pre-launch review of all new jobs. 
  • Eliminate safety hazards through sound manufacturing engineering practices.
  • Support R&D by offering design changes, including tooling research, and process development. Program product lines to include the use of live tooling, as needed, using CAD software.
  • Make core changes to the speeds, feeds and tool paths of established programming to improve productivity. Review tool path data to identify optimization opportunities and make changes.
  • Introduce live tooling to cells to enhance lead-time and reduce wait time in the plant.
  • Reprogram/Level load work to operate on an advanced 5 axis machine, decreasing Lead-Time and improving on time delivery – could require up to 2-5 new programs to be written.
  • Reprogram machines to be ran on a new more efficient Doosan CNC. 
  • Recognize the needs of moving manual operations to more efficient VMC or CNC operations.
  • Update programming to improve tooling or research tooling to improve programs.





  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical or industrial engineering or equivalent work experience (5+ years’) in manufacturing engineering roles.
  • Experience with Lean Manufacturing, and process improvement recommendations and implementations.
  • Mechanical troubleshooting skills and experience.
  • Strong communication skills and ability to proactively manage cross-functional relationships.
  • Demonstrated strong sense of urgency and ability to work in a changing and fast-paced environment.
  • Strong technical skills such as CNC machining and CAD/CAM technologies and tools.  





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.




Nearest Major Market: Davenport
Nearest Secondary Market: Moline

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