Manufacturing Engineer

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Date: Jul 12, 2024

Location: Salisbury, MD, US, 21801

Company: Dover Corporation

Connecting and Protecting People, Microwave Products Group (MPG) is a leading global provider of mission-critical engineered electronic components and subsystems comprised of five business units in six manufacturing locations. Our brand names are recognized globally including: BSC Filters, York, UK; Dow-Key Microwave, Ventura, CA; Pole/Zero, West Chester, OH; Espy, Austin, TX; and K&L Microwave, Salisbury, Maryland and Dominican Republic.
Our expertise is the design and manufacture of communications-based specialty products – engineered components and subsystems – for demanding military, space, commercial aerospace/industrial, and telecom infrastructure applications where function and reliability are crucial.



Plans, directs and coordinates manufacturing processes.  Develops and improves manufacturing methods, utilizing knowledge of product design, materials and parts, fabrication processes, tooling and production equipment capabilities, assembly methods and quality control standards. 


Job Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Documents manufacturing methods in a manner in which others can produce a product with little or no knowledge of the product. 
  • Aids in product design utilizing Design for Manufacturing and Assembly concepts. Works with design engineering for introduction of new products to production.  
  • Analyses and plans work force utilization, space requirements, workflow, and designs layout of equipment and workspace for maximum efficiency. 
  • Confers with vendors to determine product specification and arrange for purchase of equipment, materials or parts.
  • Estimates production times, staffing requirements and related costs.  Confers with management and other staff regarding manufacturing capabilities, production schedules, etc. to facilitate production processes. 
  • Applies statistical methods to estimate future manufacturing requirements.  Understanding of RF Theory and the cause and effect relationship between electrical and mechanical properties may be utilized in higher levels of position.
  • Has direct influence on Continuous Improvement methodologies and creating a culture of learning and growth.


Continuous Improvement/Automation implementation:

  • Design and implement engineering and/or process solutions for increased quality, improved throughput and reduced costs
      • Development of automation for assembly or testing phases
      • Apply lean manufacturing techniques to existing manual assembly lines to improve quality and productivity
  • Work with design engineers to transition new product/improvements into assemblies which can effectively be built with minimum variation by assembly personnel
  • Support continuous improvement initiatives including Kaizen activities and Lean 6Sigma implementation








  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering required with five years of related experience or 10+ years of progressive manufacturing experience
  • Ability to apply and facilitate others on the basics of continuous improvement (LEAN) principles utilizing techniques such as:  Value Stream mapping, Leadership Standard Work (LSW), A3 facilitation   
  • Must be able to demonstrate use of Windows based software tools such as:  Word, Excel, Outlook, Publisher, PowerPoint or equal 
  • High degree of interpersonal and communication skills required 
  • Understanding and use of complex process methodologies in order to develop parts and assemblies in at least one discipline (Machining, castings or Injection molding).  Good Industrial engineering skills (time motion studies, ergonomics, cycle time, takt time, JIT, etc.)
  • Good ERP exposure (has worked through issues to release BOM’s, routings, setup, queue, costing, etc. for complex bill). 



  • BSEE degree with 5 years' experience or 10+ years' work experience in related field
  • U.S Person
  • Ability to obtain a DoD security clearance (is applicable)
  • Works from minimal documentation, written or verbal instructions, schematics, rough sketches, diagrams, and layouts.

Work Arrangement : Onsite  

Salary Range : $70,000.00   - $100,000.00  

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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This position may be located in: Americas : United States : Maryland : Salisbury

Sub Division : K&L Microwave, Inc.

Job Requisition ID : 54154

Job Function : Engineering

Nearest Major Market: Salisbury

Job Segment: Manufacturing Engineer, Aerospace Engineering, Testing, Industrial Engineer, Design Engineer, Engineering, Technology

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