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Quality Inspector

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 Quality Inspector will provide coverage of QA Lab responsibilities in support of production. This position will have high visibility with shop floor personnel, focus factory management and engineering functions.


Primary Responsibilities/Essential Responsibilities:

  • Work Safely and without injury
  • Interpret drawings and verify requirements as applicable to production / PPAP parts. Communicate the results to the appropriate people in support of Midland Mfg. production.
  • Apply statistical methods and perform mathematical calculations to determine manufacturing process capabilities
  • Recommend and specify instrumentation, calibration and gauging needs
  • Confer with Midland personnel regarding purchases, procedures, product specifications, manufacturing capabilities, and project status
  • 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
  • 2+ years prior experience in quality inspection
  • Experience running or programming using PCDMIS is preferred



Desired Characteristics, Competence and Capabilities:

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to use calipers, plug & thread gages, micrometers and other measurement devices
  • General knowledge and experience with a CMM and/or CNC programming desired. Ability to learn CMM programming a must
  • Willing to offer opinions and direction
  • Knowledgeable in machining processes
  • Results oriented
  • Must be able to convey technical information effectively to other group members
  • Must be a team player and possess active listening skills by giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times


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. 
  • May be frequently required to walk, bend, squat, or twist
  • May be required to repetitively push or pull frequently up to 20 pounds and occasionally 50 pounds.
  • This position is performed in an office environment, and as required by job duties, may also require work in a shop environment. 
  • Team members in this position may be exposed to loud operating machinery, cold temperatures, hot temperatures, chemicals and vapors.  

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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