Machine Operator I - Buss Bar

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Date: Nov 23, 2023

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.


Operator I is responsible for operating a manual and/or automated piece of equipment to produce custom glass as required per customer orders. The operator is responsible for maintaining the equipment through daily, weekly, and as-needed preventive maintenance. The operator supports the tempering staff ensuring the product produced is to specification. Additionally, the operator handles glass and supports the team as required within the tempering and glass department as needed.



  • Sets up equipment for daily production needs.
  • Operates manual /semi-automated equipment to produce product.
  • Uses scanning and/or computer equipment to check and record processed orders as needed.
  • Checks the Quality of product produced initially and throughout the day as required.
  • Basic troubleshooting of equipment functions
  • Supports tempering staff handling and offloading glass on the job and elsewhere as needed.
  • Basic Preventative Maintenance.
  • Ability to multi-task with the operation of equipment and interactions with team members
  • Other duties may be assigned.


Key Competencies:

  • Self-directed
  • Ability to read and understand the tape measure
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Basic troubleshooting skills
  • Teamwork
  • Basic computer skills/functions
  • Quality focus






High School diploma or GED, vocational machine shop training preferred


1 year of machine operating experience in a manufacturing environment is preferred

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:


Computer Skills:

Ability to perform basic computer skills

Mathematical Abilities:

Basic Math.  Ability to read a tape measure. Understand fractions and decimals, and ability to convert fractions and decimals.

Analytical or Reasoning Abilities:

Analytical reasoning/problem-solving skills

Communication Skills: (Writing, Foreign Language, Reasoning)

Effective communication skills written and oral in English and Spanish (preferred)

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

Basic diagrams and specs sheet print reading.

Team-oriented individual, flexible, and adaptable to a continuous improvement environment.

Basic multi-tasking abilities


PHYSICAL DEMANDS: (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.

  • Must be able to lift/pull/push 50 lbs. up to 50 % of the shift.
  • Must be able to stand/walk/bend/twist for prolonged periods of up to 10 hours/day as needed per production area.
  • Ability to make repetitive motions on the machine up to 40 % of the shift

WORK ENVIRONMENT: (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.)

  • Work is on the manufacturing floor interfacing with employees, and inspectors, monitoring, and supporting the cutting team throughout the shift.
  • May be exposed to loud operating machinery and shop floor environment is not controlled. Temperatures vary and conditions may be hot or cold.

Use of proper PPE as required per company policy

Work Arrangement : Onsite  

Salary Range : $18.00   - $20.00  

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.

Job Function :

Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles

Job Segment: Machinist, Power Systems, Industrial, Equipment Operator, Manufacturing, Energy

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