Assembler I

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Date: Feb 13, 2024

Location: Sylmar, CA, US, 91342

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.


This position is required to work cooperatively as part of a production team to manufacture and assemble high-quality Glass, Doors, and Frames.  Must follow the work orders and SOPs to meet daily safety, quality, productivity, and delivery targets.



  • Responsible for assembling or producing component parts into sub-assemblies, assemblies, and completed units adhering to the assembly traveler/standard work instructions.
  • Jobs require the use of hand tools, electric tools, and pneumatic tools.
  • Maintains acceptable performance standards for assembly, production, quality, safety, and housekeeping.
  • All assembly operators are required to maintain their work area and common areas within the area in a clean and orderly condition by practicing 6-S as part of a plant-wide program.
  • Performs minor adjustments, repairs, or setups to equipment or machines under supervision.
  • Inspects parts or completed units by using visual inspection, gages, tape measures, check fixtures, calipers, or other inspection equipment.
  • Reports defective materials or questionable conditions to their lead person or department supervisor  
  • Must be able to follow SOPs (Standard Operating Procedures) where provided as well as follow instructions from lead and supervisors
  •  Cross-training team members and processes and assisting with production as needed.
  • Performs a variety of assembly or production duties with minimal supervision.


Key Competencies:

  • Self-directed
  • Detail orientation
  • Flexibility
  • Learning orientation
  • Quality Conscientious
  • Teamwork
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Problem-solving


Minimum Qualifications:



H.S. diploma or GED


Prefer previous assembly or manufacturing or logistics/warehousing experience

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:


Computer Skills:

Basic PC skills useful

Mathematical Abilities:

Basic Math--Ability to read a tape measure and understand fractions and decimals.

Analytical or Reasoning Abilities:

Some administration, and analytical

Communication Skills: (Writing, Foreign Language, Reasoning)

Ability to read and understand work instructions and work orders.

Communication skills written and oral in English and Spanish (preferred).

Other Skills (Technical, or Other special knowledge and abilities)

Ability to handle multiple assignments simultaneously in a fast-paced and complex environment. A team-oriented individual who is flexible and adaptable to an ever-changing environment. Ability to plan and organize and to set priorities in order to meet deadlines.



(The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.)


  • Ability to stand for prolonged periods of time up to 10 hours/day, to walk up to 10 hours/day and/or sit for up to 30-60 minutes/day, twisting or bending up to 10 hours/day, overhead work up to 10 hours as needed per production area.
  • Ability to lift/pull/push/carry 50 lbs. up to 20 % of the shift.
  • Ability to reach with arms and hands; bend, kneel, and crouch, up to 40 % of the shift.
  • Ability to use hands to handle, grasp, manipulate, grip, and use tools, up to 90% of the shift.
  • Performs repetitive tasks on assembly line unit using hands, for up to 90% of the shift.
  • Ability to work extended hours and weekends as needed.



Manufacturing work environment

  • Busy
  • Fast-paced
  • Teamwork
  • Challenging, Continuous Improvement
  • Collaborative
  • Use proper PPE as required per company policy

Work Arrangement : Onsite  

Salary Range : $17.50   - $19.00  

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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Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles

Job Segment: Inspector, Assembly, Power Systems, Quality, Manufacturing, Energy

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