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Plant Manager


Rock Island, IL, US, 61201

Work Arrangement:  Onsite

Dover Precision Components is hiring a Plant Manager for our Inpro/Seal business in Rock Island, IL as we proud to have been able to promote the current manager to become the new Director of Manufacturing Strategy at DPC. 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 take the lead operational role at our ISO certified manufacturing facility in Rock Island, IL
The Plant Manager assumes overall responsibility for safety performance, productivity performance, delivery performance, financial profit and loss, and production quality.  The Plant Manager is also responsible to continuously improve processes through CI activities, lean initiatives, employee involvement, drive and monitor the Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).



  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field
  • 5+ years of Operational / Plant Management experience within engineered product manufacturing
  • Ideally within the oil and gas or power generation industry
  • Experience with ISO or TS quality standards
  • Proven experience of having P&L responsibility and experience within a multi-layer, long lead-time manufacturing environment



Provide Leadership

  • Coordinate resources to satisfy both internal and external customers; to deliver superior products and quality service in a fast-paced environment that meets or exceeds the customer’s expectations
  • Oversee and direct all operations departments including Production, Planning, Purchasing, Quality, Customer Service and Manufacturing Engineering; directs operations personnel in optimization of plant facilities and assigns maintenance priorities
  • Promote the utilization of statistical and process visual measurements to manage the operation and deliver customer satisfaction and world class quality


Take Financial Responsibility

  • Responsible for P&L Statements, and daily reports to ensure continued growth in productivity and efficiency, with demonstrated ability to drive product margin and overall profitability, is preferred
  • Work within and create new proposals for accurate workforce planning, operating expense, and capital expenditure budgets 


Implement Continuous Improvement (CI)

  • Support the implementation and training of CI principles within a production environment.  Implements best practices and improvements that have been identified by the Company, leadership, and employees
  • Champion process improvement and lean manufacturing activities; oversees the implementation of best practices across manufacturing operations


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 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.

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Nearest Major Market: Davenport
Nearest Secondary Market: Moline

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