Manufacturing Engineer

Date: Aug 1, 2022

Location: Skokie, IL, US

Company: Dover Corporation

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 $7 billion. We deliver innovative equipment and components, specialty systems, consumable supplies, software and digital solutions, and support services through five operating segments: Engineered Products, Fueling Solutions, Imaging & Identification, Pumps & Process Solutions and Refrigeration & Food Equipment. 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 Manufacturing Engineer will work with multiple levels of the organization to apply lean manufacturing principles in the development of new or modification of existing production processes. Work with cross functional teams to develop and implement process improvement, specify and implement CNC equipment, design and implement production equipment, design and implement machining and assembly processes, and ensure all safety standards are met.


Primary Responsibilities/Essential Responsibilities: 

  • Develop and implement optimal, cost-effective manufacturing process and methods in accordance with product specifications and Midland quality standards.
  • Perform research, design, and development of automation manufacturing processes including production flow, assembly methods and production equipment.
  • Create CNC programs and/or modify programs as necessary to meet process requirements.
  • Help drive and support the continuous improvement culture.
  • Lead external and internal company activities related to improvement projects and work closely with individuals on the team to execute project activities.
  • Accountable for Sarbanes-Oxley compliance in assigned area. Responsible for design and operating effectiveness of internal controls, including a self-assessment and report to management.
  • Develop and monitor processes and practices necessary for legal and ethical compliance in assigned area.
  • Ensure compliance with all quality regulations, standards and corporate policies including but not limited to ISO 9001:2015 and AAR M-1003 for assigned department.
  • Engage in a culture of learning and professional growth.
  • Coordinate multiple large projects simultaneously.
  • Provide training on lean, safety, and manufacturing processes as required.
  • Perform hands-on work on shop floor as job requires.




  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering Technology required.
  • Three years of hands-on manufacturing engineering.
  • Demonstrated understanding of lean concepts and single piece flow is preferred.
  • CNC milling and turning experience is preferred.


Desired Characteristics, Competence and Capabilities:


  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers.
  • Working knowledge of CAD programs – preferably AutoCAD and Pro E Wildfire 3.0.
  • Working knowledge of CNC programming and machining.
  • Broad working knowledge of assembly equipment.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to facilitate activities necessary to a project’s completion.


Physical Demands and Environmental Conditions:

  • This position is performed a manufacturing environment and office environment. May be exposed to loud operating machinery, cold temperatures, chemicals, and vapors
  • May require a combination of sitting, standing, and walking
  • May require use of Personal computer, fax machine, copy machine, other office equipment, Microsoft Office, Access, PowerPoint

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.

This position may be located in: Americas : United States : Illinois : Skokie

Sub Division : Rail - North America

Job Requisition ID : 42382

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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