Assembler Lead

Date: Sep 27, 2021

Location: Smithfield, NC, 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, 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 www.opwglobal.com.
Dover is a diversified global manufacturer with annual revenues exceeding $7 billion. We deliver innovative equipment and components, specialty systems and support services through four major operating segments: Energy, Engineered Systems, Fluids, 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 over 29,000 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 www.dovercorporation.com.

Mission Statement:  Revolutionizing fueling operations globally by optimizing safety, efficiency, reliability and environmental sustainability through innovative fuel handling and information management solutions.



-Assists Supervisor in managing the safety, quality and delivery in cell.  Helps to coordinate daily work activity as directed by the Supervisors and effectively communicates daily production targets to associates.

-Communicates effectively with hourly associates as well as plant management. 

-Lead individual daily Kaizens for the cell and fosters an environment where associates are encouraged to make improvements in 5S, Quality, Delivery and Cost.  Follow through to make sure Kaizens are completed.

-Ensures housekeeping is maintained for the cell.

-Trains new and existing associates in the cell and ensures team is knowledgeable on safety procedures and quality standards.  Facilitates weekly safety meetings with team. 

-Monitor attendance and break schedules to ensure associates are working appropriate hours during the shift.

-Travel to Cincinnati, OH as needed to participate in required training.


Required Skills:

-High School Diploma or GED or in lieu of, must possess a minimum of 4 years of Manufacturing/Production experience.

-Satisfactory completion of a 90 day review program.

-Demonstrated proficiency in English comprehension in both verbal and written communication.

-Sustained satisfactory attendance (points will be evaluated).

-No history of repeated or severe disciplinary action for violation of OPW company policy.

-Satisfactory completion of all required training programs.

-Must be willing and able to travel to Cincinnati, OH for training purposes.

-Demonstrated ability to handle people related issues with tact and diplomacy as well as leading by example.  The ability to effectively delegate work to fellow associates is key. 

-Must be willing to foster an environment where hourly associates are encouraged to post suggestions to Kaizen board.

-Willing and able to help others achieve daily production goals while adhering to safety policies and quality standards.

-Ability to troubleshoot and correct manufacturing defects.

-Fosters a 5S culture within team.

-Must be willing and able to comply with all plant safety policies.

-Ability to work adjusted shift times and work overtime to accomodate production/project needs.  Working weekends may be required.

-Must be currently employed and trained in nozzle assembly

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: Raleigh

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