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Manufacturing Engineer

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 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


What You'll Do: 

  • 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.
  • Lead and coordinate future capital expenditures to support growth/ productivity within the business
  • 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 in production/shop environment as job requires



  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Engineering Technology, Technology or similar degree  required
  • 5+ years of hands-on manufacturing engineering
  • Demonstrated understanding of lean concepts (5S, VSM, Kaizen, Standard work) and single piece flow is preferred
  • CNC machining experience with castings/bar stock of SS, CS, DI materials
  • CNC Milling and turning knowledge using Mastercam or similar software experience
  • Ability to drive positive change and influence other within the organization


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 lean tool kit, lean thinking mindset
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft 365 and expeirence with Excel, Access, Powerpoint, Word and similiar
  • 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,  copy machine and other office relate equipment







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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