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Material Handler II


South Chesterfield, VA, US, 23834

Dover Food Retail (DFR) is a leading manufacturer of Display Cases, Specialty Products, Refrigeration Systems, Power Systems and Comprehensive Services; and leading our industry by Innovating What’s Next in glass doors and intelligent merchandising technologies that keep food safe under brands such as HillPhoenix and Anthony.

DFR is part of the Refrigeration and Food Equipment segment of the Dover Corporation® (NYSE: DOV). Dover is a diversified global manufacturer with annual revenues in excess of $7 billion.

DFR is built on creativity and customer-centric innovation delivered by people invigorated by a strong sense of responsibility to help our customers win in their marketplaces. The relationships we build with our customers are as important to our success as the products we manufacture. This collaborative environment delivers FRESH THINKING, reassuring our customers that they choose the best when they choose to work with the people of Dover Food Retail.

Job Title:        Material Handler II – Paint Department

Location:       South Chesterfield, VA

Shift:              2nd shift


What we are looking for:


We are looking for a Material Handler that will be primarily responsible for unloading ALL flat metal material required for daily fabrication of parts.  He/She is responsible for material movements (both physical and electronic), storage/control of materials, and the daily cycle count.


What you will be responsible for in this role: 


  • Promotes and maintains a safe work environment.
  • Have a working understanding of all basic safety procedures and sets the example for proper use of all safety equipment and apparel.
  • Complete daily activities in the work area to ensure daily production goals are met.
  • Develops and maintains the highest quality standard – zero defects. Works continuously to improve all areas.
  • Completes and participated in all training to include manufacturing practices, quality practices, and safety procedures.
  • Assists in the identification of parts and part descriptions using work order information.
  • Communication of job status between shifts and continuation of work in progress.
  • Coordinates with supervisor for associate vacation requests for replacement and/or training
  • Quickly and effectively shifts gears to meet changing business requirements.
  • Helps establish continuous improvement processes that result in the most effective use of all resources, reducing costs, and improving quality.



What are the basic qualifications?


  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Must have a minimum of 12 months experience
  • Knowledge and understanding of manufacturing processes
  • Demonstrated strong and effective communication skills
  • Must be able to reach with hands and arms
  • Must be able to sit, stoop, and/or kneel
  • Must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds


 To be a great fit for the role:


  • Organizational and time management skills.
  • Team oriented individual who is flexible and adaptable to an ever-changing, fast paced and complex environment.
  • Ability to plan and organize and to set priorities in order to meet deadlines and ensure customer satisfaction
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be able to follow instructions and exercise good judgment.
  • Knowledge to troubleshoot causes of operating errors and decide the best course of action to fix.
  • Must have ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks efficiently.
  • Must have good teamwork and communication skills and ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to work with machine operators, mechanics, contractors, drivers and/or vendors.
  • Occasional extended hours are required.
  • Must have a positive attitude.


How We Define Our Values and Why You Should Join Our Team:


The backbone behind our collection of outstanding businesses is a team of dedicated employees who protect and enhance our valued reputation for quality and delivering what we promise. It is our values that define Dover to all our key audiences: our shareholders, customers, prospective employees and especially to ourselves. 

These values must be expressed in our work and embody our actions, as they form the basis by which we do our jobs, make decisions, and measure our performance. It is our unwavering commitment to maintaining our values that defines who we are as a Company. 


  • Collaborative Entrepreneurial Spirit 
  • Winning Through Customers 
  • Respects and Values People 
  • Expectations for Results 
  • High Ethical Standards, Openness, and Trust 



What is in it for you? 


  • Medical, Dental, and Vision 
  • 401k Retirement Plan 
  • Flexible Spending 
  • Paid Holidays

We consider several job-related, non-discriminatory factors when determining the pay rate for a position, including, but not limited to, the position’s responsibilities, a candidate’s work experience, a candidate’s education/training, the position’s location, and the key skills needed for the position.  Pay is one of the Total Rewards that we provide to compensate and recognize employees for their work.

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.  Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Company.                                             

Dover Food Retail is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.

Attention Applicants: If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, please let us know.

Nearest Major Market: Richmond

Job Segment: Industrial, Machinist, Fabrication, Power Systems, Manufacturing, Energy

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