Quality Engineer

Date: May 1, 2021

Location: Sylmar, CA, US, 91342

Company: Dover Corporation

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 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:        Quality Engineer           

Location:        Sylmar, CA             



What we’re looking for:


We are looking for an experienced Quality Engineer, who will be responsible for supporting the Quality Manager and Supplier Quality Engineers in day to day QA, QC and QE activities.  This person will also be responsible for participating in internal/external corrective activities, drafting, releasing and updating inspection procedures and mapping department process flows. 


What you’ll be responsible for in this role:


  • Assist the Quality Manager and supplier Quality Engineer in day-to-day QA/QC duties
  • Lead, create and maintain inspection instructions, plans, procedures, and process flows
  • Responsible for handling, and follow up with internal Corrective Action Requests (ICAR), Customer Supplier Corrective Action Requests (SCAR), Supplier Quality Alerts (SQA) and Supplier Corrective Action Requests (SCAR)
  • Support internal corrective action and PDCA (Problem Solving) events
  • Data collection, data processing, data analysis
  • Conduct capability studies, and internal and external supplier audits
  • Determines quality improvement parameters by identifying statistical methods relevant to manufacturing processes.




What are the basic qualifications?


  • Bachelor’s Degree in manufacturing/mechanical/quality engineering
  • 4+ years of manufacturing/quality or supplier quality industry experience


What are the preferred qualifications?


  • Six Sigma Green Belt
  • Automotive and discrete manufacturing experience is a plus


To be a great fit for the role:


  • Proficient in Excel, Minitab, Word, Visio
  • Familiarity with statistical mathematics
  • Basic understanding of geometric dimensioning and tolerance, process capability (Cpk/Ppk/UCL/LCL), PDCA problem solving
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Willingness to learn and adapt
  • Travel less than 5%


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









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.


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