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Machinist I

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, vapour 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


Dover is a diversified global manufacturer with annual revenue of over $8 billion. We deliver innovative equipment and components, specialty systems, consumable supplies, software and digital solutions, and support services through five operating segments: Engineered Products, Clean Energy & Fueling, Imaging & Identification, Pumps & Process Solutions and Climate & Sustainability Technologies. Dover combines global scale with operational agility to lead the markets we serve. Recognized for our entrepreneurial approach for over 60 years, our team of approximately 24,000 employees takes an ownership mindset, collaborating with customers to redefine what's possible. Headquartered in Downers Grove, Illinois, Dover trades on the New York Stock Exchange under "DOV." Additional information is available at


The CNC Machinist will operate multi-axis lathes in support of machining and other process which includes tasks such as loading and tending runs of parts, or performing one-step operations on individual parts.


Minimum Skill Qualifications:

  • 1+ years of experience operating a multi-axis CNC lathe which would include:
    • Positioning and securing tools in holding device, machine tables, chuck, centers, and fixtures.
    • Indexing turret and adjusting positions of tools at each station in relation to work piece to assure clearance between moving parts and machining of specified dimensions and tolerances
    • Starting and observing machine operation to detect malfunctions or out-of-tolerance machining, and adjusts machine controls or control media as required.
  • Prior use of standard hand tools
  • Prior use of standard pneumatic tools
  • Prior use of standard inspection tools i.e. calipers, micrometers, drop gauges
  • Prior experience in precision metal machining
  • Prior experience in machining with tolerances of +/- .001
  • Prior experience machining metals such as; stainless steel, ductile iron, Hastelloy


Essential Competences and Capabilities:

  • Ability to read/interpret blueprints, job orders, tooling instructions, and standard charts for such specifications as dimensions, tolerances, and tooling instructions
  • Perform housekeeping duties including 5S, coolant replacement, and TPM
  • Follow Quality Policy and Procedures in all aspects of daily duties and responsibilities
  • Willingness and ability to rotate into other positions within the team as required to meet production requirements
  • Actively participate in defining idea and strategies to meet quality and performance objectives during improvement reviews within the team
  • Actively participate in team meetings as required (safety, problem solving, etc.)
  • Ability to problem-solve individually or as part of a group as job duties require
  • High School Diploma or equivalent


Essential Characteristics:

  • Work safely and without injury to self and others around
  • Must possess proficient reading, writing, and computation skills
  • Must possess good mechanical aptitude demonstrated by success in previous machine operation or like activities
  • Must possess good manual dexterity and hand-eye coordination
  • Ability to continuously improve and learn new skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work collaboratively and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers
  • Responsible for prompt and regular attendance as scheduled


Physical Demands and Environment Conditions:

  • Continuously standing up to 8 hours
  • Repetitive grasping and fine manipulation with hands
  • Frequent walking, bending, squatting, or twisting
  • Repetitive push or pull
  • Ability to lift 10-20 pounds frequently without assistance and up to 50 pounds occasionally with assistance
  • This position is performed in a manufacturing environment.  May be exposed to:
    • Loud operating machinery
    • Wide temperature variations
    • Exposure to chemicals, vapors and lubricants 

Work Arrangement : Onsite  

Salary Range : $24.00   - $31.74  


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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Job Function : Machine Operator

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

Job Segment: Environmental Engineering, CNC, Sustainability, Machinist, Industrial, Engineering, Manufacturing, Energy

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