Assembler - $18.50 + $1000 Sign-on Bonus

Date: Aug 3, 2022

Location: Skokie, IL, US

Company: Dover Corporation

Midland Manufacturing, part of OPW,  a Dover Company is a leader in the rail tank car valves and fittings industry.  Our innovative rail products are manufactured and engineered for the safe and efficient loading, transporting, and unloading of hazardous and non-hazardous bulk products.


For over 125 years, OPW has led the way in designing and manufacturing world-class retail fueling, fluid handling and car wash system solutions for the safe and efficient handling and distribution of fuels and critical fluids. OPW makes above ground and below ground products for both conventional, vapor recovery and clean energy applications in the retail and commercial markets. Additionally, OPW supplies loading arms, valves and dry-break couplings, tank truck equipment, rail car valves and equipment, and car wash systems. OPW has manufacturing operations in North America, Europe, Latin America and Asia Pacific, with sales offices around the world. OPW is part of the Dover Corporation, which is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange under “DOV”. To learn more about OPW’s 125 years of providing industry-leading solutions, visit our website at


Hourly manufacturing new hires are eligible for up to $1,000 Sign-On Bonus when they hit key anniversary dates (90 days and 180 days).


Excellent benefits package provides employees medical, dental, and vacation eligibility on their first day of hire. Benefits also include company paid life insurance, 401K matching.

Great company culture focused on safety that includes reimbursement for safety shoes and prescription safety glasses.




The Assembler will perform assembly duties as assigned using standard procedures, tools, materials, machines and equipment in support of assembly and other process operations.


Minimum Starting Rate: $18.50 (+ $2.00 per hour differential if on second shift)


Primary Responsibilities/Essential Responsibilities: 


  • Follow guidance from specified process instructions, blueprints, and verbalized instructions from other team members to perform assembly tasks.
  • Work safely and without injury.
  • Perform disassembly and cleaning.
  • Maintain a clean and organized work area.
  • Utilize hand and power tools, builds sub-assemblies, mounts components and parts to assemblies.
  • May rotate into other positions within the team or to another team as required to meet production requirements.
  • Understand and perform to all quality regulations, standards and policies, including but not limited to ISO 9001:2015 and AAR M-1003. Follow work procedures and ensure highest level of quality.
  • May participate in defining strategies to meet quality objectives and in system reviews within the team.
  • Participate in team meetings as required (safety, problem solving, etc.).
  • Problem-solves individually or as part of a group as job duties require.
  • Responsible for prompt and regular attendance as scheduled and may be required to work overtime.





  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Prior experience in assembly.
  • Completely trained and competent in one to three assembly cells.


Desired Characteristics, Competence and Capabilities:


  • Must possess basic reading, writing, and computation skills.
  • Ability to continuously improve and learn new skills.
  • Must possess good manual dexterity and hand-eye coordination.
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers.
  • Ability to effectively problem-solve.
  • Good communication, interpersonal and customer service skills.


Physical Demands and Environmental Conditions:


  • While performing the duties of this job, the team member is continuously standing, repetitively grasping and repetitively using fine manipulation with the hands.  The team member may be frequently required to walk, bend, squat, or twist as well as repetitively push or pull frequently up to 20 pounds and occasionally 50 pounds.
  • This position is performed in a shop environment.  Team members in this position may be exposed to loud operating machinery, cold temperatures, hot temperatures, chemicals and vapors.  The team member may occasionally be required to work in an office environment.
  • The Assembler will use assembly presses, hand and power tools and, measuring instruments, etc.




Our Comprehensive Benefits Package includes:

  • Paid Time Off - starting at 3 weeks, prorated based on date of hire
  • 10 Paid Holidays Annually
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance - available on first day of hire
  • 401k Retirement Plan, including company match & automatic contribution
  • Healthcare Savings Account (HSA) & Flexible Spending Account (FSA) options
  • $1000 Sign-On Bonus: Hourly manufacturing new hires will receive $500 on the next available pay date following their 90-day anniversary, and another $500 following their 180-day anniversary. Excludes anyone who already works at OPW, or anyone who has worked at any of OPW’s entities within the last twelve months.


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. 

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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