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Team Lead


Rock Island, IL, US, 61201

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




The Lead Person role is responsible for ensuring that safety protocols are being followed, identifying and removing safety hazards, as well as ensuring the flow of product through the shop to meet customer demands.  The Lead Person is responsible for assisting in scheduling, job assignments, process improvement, and supervision (excluding disciplinary procedures).  The Lead Person will perform work in their classification as required. This list is illustrative only, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions in this class, nor does it necessarily list all possible duties that may be assigned.


Responsibilities and Skills:


  • Participate in all plant safety initiatives and abide by corporate and local policies.
  • Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.
  • Actively engage in lean manufacturing principles and techniques.  This includes, but is not limited to, actively participating in kaizen events when requested, continuously seeking improvement in their work area, and cooperating to ensure Cook Compression remains competitive.
  • Housekeeping and general organization of work area.
  • Applies feedback and provides peer-to-peer feedback to improve performance.
  • Work with the Manufacturing Supervisor and other Lead People to manage and prioritize staffing assignments to ensure customer demand and the production schedule are met.
  • Execute and coordinate employee training to ensure that procedures are followed and meet all quality requirements.
  • Use basic problem-solving skills to address issues that arise
  • Report problems or concerns with quality, processes, equipment, material, and labor to the Manufacturing Supervisor.
  • Work closely with other members of the Jeffersonville team – Safety, Manufacturing Engineering, Manufacturing Supervisors, Quality, to resolve issues
  • Provide job status information daily to Manufacturing Supervisor to prepare for 10:00 a.m. production meeting
  • Observe, create, maintain, coordinate, and complete standard work
  • Identify and support continuous improvement efforts within your work area
  • Sustain and drive lean manufacturing and 5S activities
  • Able to measure parts and make “go”/”no-go” determinations as appropriate
  • Ensure prints, bill of materials, and routings are correct
  • Update and monitor Production Status boards
  • Attend and contribute to the 8:00 a.m. and/or the 3:00 p.m. white board meeting as requested
  • Observes safety and security procedures; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.
  • Ability to work with others collaboratively.
  • Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others.
  • Listens and gets clarification.
  • Ability to analyze and solve problems
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views;
  • Includes appropriate people in decision-making process.
  • Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently.
  • Approaches others in a tactful manner; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.
  • Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Monitors own work to ensure quality.
  • Other duties as may be assigned from time to time


Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.


*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. 

Nearest Major Market: Davenport
Nearest Secondary Market: Moline

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