Team Lead - Mullions

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Date: Apr 23, 2024

Location: South Chesterfield, VA, US, 23834

Company: Dover Corporation

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:        Team Lead - Mullions

Location:        South Chesterfield, VA            


What we’re looking for:


We are looking for a Team Lead who will be responsible to lead a team in a specific area in Operations in the coordination of activities of department workers by performing the following duties.


What you’ll be responsible for in this role:


  • Responsible for leading and directing manufacturing teams. 
  • SQDC (Safety-Quality-Delivery-Cost) and Lean responsiveness
  • Conducts daily board (huddle group) team meetings focused on area performance
  • Lead the sustainability of continuous improvement
    • Standard Work
    • Built-in-Quality
    • Small lot presentation to the line
  • Interprets and ensures compliance of company policies and safety regulations. 
  • Recommends and implements measures to improve production methods, equipment performance, and quality of product.
  • Leads group problem solving teams.
  • Analyzes and resolves work problems or assists workers in solving work problems using PDCA (Plan-Do-Check-Act) process.
  • Performs activities of workers in group as a backup only.
  • Maintain efficiency levels to plan AOP (Annual Operating Plan)
  • Daily start-up plan preparation and execution
  • Responsible for update and maintenance of cross-functional training matrix
  • Assure that hourly performance boards are maintained with input and variance causes, inclusive of all visual display boards. 
  • Participate with manufacturing engineering in assuring on time delivery to customers or other departments (internal customers) through Kaizen processes.
  • Effectively lead daily Kaizen activities and document.
  • Conduct continuous level load scheduling
  • Coordinate material scheduling and kitting to assure no shortages to the lines
  • Maintain 6S throughout the shift and Operator PM checklists
  • Maintain a well-prepared absenteeism representative
  • Implement and sustain Standard work procedures and practices as a key activity---also sustain Visual Boards and Controls.



What are the basic qualifications?


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • Over 3 years related experience.


What are the preferred qualifications?


  • 2 years of manufacturing experience preferred
  • AS400 experience preferred


To be a great fit for the role:


  • Flexibility
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Quick study
  • Problem solving
  • Prioritization
  • Detail orientation
  • Time management
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Organizational abilities
  • Leadership traits
  • Safety 1st orientation
  • High performer
  • Attention to detail while successfully multitasking and maintaining high levels of accuracy, quality and productivity
  • Analytical reasoning/problem solving skills
  • Ability to read a tape measure and understand fractions and decimals
  • Good communication skills
  • Understanding of 6S
  • Ability to read and understand all job specifications
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to stand, walk and/or sit for long periods of time
  • Ability to reach with arms and hands; bend, kneel, crouch and/or crawl as well as the ability to see and hear.
  • Ability to handle multiple assignments simultaneously in a fast-paced and complex environment.
  • Team oriented individual who is flexible and adaptable to an ever-changing environment.


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’s our values that define Dover to all of 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’s 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’s in it for you?


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

Work Arrangement : Onsite  


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. Likewise, if you are limited in the ability to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, we will determine an alternate way for you to apply. Please contact for assistance with an accommodation. Kindly specify Job Requisition Number / Job Title and Location in response.


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