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Manufacturing Engineer


Sylmar, CA, US, 91342

Our Story:


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 Climate and Sustainability Technologies 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:                    Manufacturing Engineer

Location:                    Sylmar,CA



What we’re looking for:


We are looking for a Manufacturing Engineer to help our business drive manufacturing productivity and efficiency through analysis, design, and implementation and/or installation of tools, processes, and equipment.


Candidates hired into the position will rotate between projects and departments within the organization to gain exposure to various manufacturing processes and tools.  Skills will be developed around: Implementation of Lean tools, Ergonomic Improvement, Layout Generation & PFEP, Jig & Fixture Design, Manufacturing Process Creation and Work Instruction Development.  The acquired skills will aid the candidate in handling the responsibilities below.


What you’ll be responsible for in this role:


  • Analyze and design manufacturing processes by applying knowledge of product design, fabrication, assembly, tooling, and materials and gathering input from operators, stakeholders, and equipment manufacturers.
  • Improve manufacturing efficiency by analyzing and planning workflow, space requirements, and equipment layout.
  • Provides manufacturing decision-making information by calculating production, labor, and material costs; reviewing production schedules; estimating future requirements.
  • Prepares product and process reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.
  • Assist with managing capital expenditures as assigned to include project identification, justification and completion.
  • Deliver on productivity targets as outlined in the annual operating plan.


What are the basic qualifications?


  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Industrial Engineering, or other relevant technical field, from an accredited university.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment.


To be a great fit for the role:


  • Knowledge of value stream mapping, problem solving, facilitation and Lean principles and tools.
  • Training with AutoCAD or other layout and design software.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Excellent communications skills, both oral and written.
  • Hands on Mechanical skills, through hobbyist or semiformal training


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  

Salary Range : $92,094.20   - $110,854.70  

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.

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.

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Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles

Job Segment: Manufacturing Engineer, Industrial Engineer, Power Systems, Engineer, Industrial, Engineering, Energy, Manufacturing

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