Senior Quality Engineer

Date: Sep 21, 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



The Sr. Quality Engineer is responsible for the execution of the Midland Quality Assurance Program through the gathering and analysis of data in support of our customers, operations, supply chain and supporting functions. The Sr. Quality Engineer utilizes quality and continuous improvement tools and methodology to enhance the quality assurance program, solve problems and rectify any issues in the correct way.  Provides leadership and direction to other functional team members including but not limited to operations, supply chain, customer service and engineering in support of Midland’s products and services.


Primary Responsibilities/Essential Responsibilities: 


  • Ensure compliance with all quality regulations, standards and corporate policies including but not limited to AAR M-1003 for assigned department.
  • Assist Quality Manager in establishing, implementing, and maintaining the quality assurance program
  • Accountable for the long-term implementation and sustainment of quality processes
  • Monitor and audit the quality of manufactured and purchased goods
  • Conduct internal and/or supplier audits, including closing out audit findings, creating audits finding reports and determine proper corrective and preventive actions
  • Create and maintain company quality documentation, such as quality manuals, quality procedures, etc.
  • Ensure timely resolution of product/supplier failures, corrective actions and preventive actions
  • Preparation of QA reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data; making recommendations
  • Responsible for prompt and regular attendance as scheduled
  • Completes all job specific training
  • Accountable for developing and monitoring processes and practices necessary for legal and ethical compliance in assigned area
  • Performs other duties to achieve overall business unit metrics





  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineeringor similar technical field
  • Certifications desirable in one or more of the following: CQE, CQM, Six Sigma or Lean Manufacturing
  • 5+ years of experience in quality engineering in a manufacturing environment


Desired Characteristics, Competence and Capabilities:


  • Work independently
  • Ability to work collaboratively and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers
  • Ability to effectively problem-solve
  • A natural understanding of materials and mechanical principles
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Ability to facilitate activities necessary to a project’s completion
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels of the organization with an open, honest, and direct communication style.


Physical Demands and Environmental Conditions:


  • This position is performed in a combination of manufacturing environment and office environment. May be exposed to loud operating machinery, cold temperatures, chemicals, and vapors
  • Position requires a combination of sitting, standing, and walking
  • Position will 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. 

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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