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Current Job Opportunities

Master Production Scheduler

Master Production Scheduler

 

Date: July 20, 2022

Location: Salisbury, MD, US, 21801

Company: Dover Corporation

Connecting and Protecting People, Microwave Products Group (MPG) is a leading global provider of mission-critical engineered electronic components and subsystems comprised of four business units in five manufacturing locations.  Our brand names are recognized globally including:  BSC Filters, York, UK; Dow-Key Microwave, Ventura, CA; K&L Microwave, Salisbury, Maryland and Dominican Republic and Pole/Zero, West Chester, OH.
Our expertise is the design and manufacture of communications-based specialty products – engineered components and subsystems – for demanding military, space, commercial aerospace/industrial, and telecom infrastructure applications where function and reliability are crucial.

 

https://careers.dovercorporation.com/job/Salisbury-Master-Production-Scheduler-MD-21801/778689801/

 

POSITION OVERVIEW:

The Master Production Scheduler is responsible for developing the master production plan to satisfy customer demand while carrying minimum effective inventory. The qualified individual will be responsible for providing the plant with a monthly production plan consistent with the plant capacity and sales forecast. Must also provide long term (18+ months) capacity requirements analysis to guide the business in terms of labor and equipment capacity acquisition.

The Master Sscheduler evaluates and determines estimated equipment set-ups, cycle times, and work center hours. S/He also serve as a liaison between customer service personnel and purchasing on the scheduling of raw material purchases.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (may include, but not limited to):

  • Create a rolling 3-month Master Production Plan for designated products. Utilize the production capacity, taking into consideration the sales forecast, historical sales, and new business opportunities. Analyze and identify risks associated with the options built into the Master Production Plan, including manufacturing lead times. 
  • Participates in periodic forecasting meetings with sales, marketing, and other related departments; leads additional planning meetings with sales, production, shipping, purchasing, and customer service staff.
  • Maintains various reporting systems for ensuring that documentation is accurate and timely.
  • Perform supply-demand analysis each quarter, highlighting areas of concern for the next 12 months.
  • Make delivery commitments on S&OP targets, which involve checking uncommitted material and availability of capacity.
  • Develop inventory targets and help manage production to achieve targeted inventory levels on both a cost and unit basis.
  • Maintain safety stock inventory at target levels to ensure high service levels, i.e. product availability.
  • Ensure coordination with plant planners to execute the Production Plan on a weekly and monthly basis.
  • Monitor actual output versus the Master Production Plan.
  • Identify gaps and escalate or drive solutions on production performance relative to the requested production schedule.
  • Review sales forecast with Product Line managers on a monthly basis and, suggest modifications consistent with knowledge of current or historical demand.
  • Timely reporting of key metrics.
  • Support the S&OP process meetings to review service levels, performance against schedule, inventory strategy, supply plan to meet demand, and resource implications. Update the Master Production Plan as necessary.

QUALIFICATION SUMMARY:

.BS or BA degree in related area or equivalent experience.  APIC’s certification or equivalent training and education.  Five (5) years or more experience as a planner or similar position.  Demonstrated skills and knowledge in MRP calculations, capacity planning, production planning and shop floor control, forecasting, sales and operations planning and inventory control including Kanban’s. Ability to communicate clearly, both written and oral; ability to respond to sensitive inquiries or complaints; ability to be persuasive.  Ability to read and interpret documents, instructions, etc. Ability to apply reasonable judgment and make decisions independently.  Basic math skills required with emphasis on the ability to compute rates, ratios and percentage.  Proficient with computers, preparing reports, spreadsheet, charts, etc.  Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions and make decisions in a timely manner.  Planning and organizational skills. Excellent project management abilities.

Sshould have strong technical skills in order to effectively perform their job duties. Relevant technical knowledge and skills may include LEAN Manufacturing, Six Sigma, but also Microsoft Project, Viso, Excel and ERP and MES system experience. Knowledge of APIC’s materials management concepts and principles, MRP calculations, capacity planning, production planning and shop floor controls.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Individual must be highly organized and understands the processes that drive a supply chain.
  • Specializes in implementing best planning and scheduling practices
  • 5 years’ experience in a production scheduler and/or Inventory control role
  • Experience in managing manufacturing processes, productivity and efficiency measurements
  • Experience using MPR/ERP systems, especially Advance Planning Systems; with IFS experience a plus
  • APICS certification (CPIM or CSCP)
  • Strong negotiation skills with the ability to reason and influence at all levels
  • Strong communication and presentation skills

 

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.

 

https://careers.dovercorporation.com/job/Salisbury-Master-Production-Scheduler-MD-21801/778689801/

Electronic Technician

Electronic Technician

 

Date: August 2, 2022

Location: Salisbury, MD, US, 21801

Company: Dover Corporation

Connecting and Protecting People, Microwave Products Group (MPG) is a leading global provider of mission-critical engineered electronic components and subsystems comprised of four business units in five manufacturing locations.  Our brand names are recognized globally including:  BSC Filters, York, UK; Dow-Key Microwave, Ventura, CA; K&L Microwave, Salisbury, Maryland and Dominican Republic and Pole/Zero, West Chester, OH. Our expertise is the design and manufacture of communications-based specialty products – engineered components and subsystems – for demanding military, space, commercial aerospace/industrial, and telecom infrastructure applications where function and reliability are crucial.

 

https://careers.dovercorporation.com/job/Salisbury-Electronic-Technician-MD-21801/836371001/

 

POSITION OVERVIEW:

Tunes and tests filters and electronic components. Technicians utilize specification sheets and drawings and blueprints, Network analyzers, and computer programs to outline filter capacity/function. Must adhere to (MOP) Manufacturing Operating Procedures and (ATP) Automated Testing Procedures. Conducts quality assurance spot checks and tests for accuracy of product. Equipment used includes, but is not limited to, Network Analyzer, calipers, computer, continuity tester/multimeter, microscope, soldering irons, plotter, calculator, wrenches, and tuning instruments. Cleans finished products according to established procedures. Must measure tolerances. Records job specific data on forms, logs, time sheets and other required documentation. Must complete work with accuracy and speed.

 

QUALIFICATIONS SUMMARY:

High School Diploma or GED plus related experience such as televisions repair or electronics training. Previous soldering experience or skills preferred. Mathematical skills required with emphasis on the ability to compute rates, ratios and percentage.  Ability to read, comprehend and interpret bar graphs and instructions. Thorough knowledge of calibration, reading drawings, blueprints and schematics.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Described here are characteristics representative of those that must be met by an incumbent to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Work is sedentary.  Typically, the employee may sit comfortably to do the work.
  • Require repetitive use of hands and fingers in the tuning process.
  • Work may require some walking, standing, carrying light items (up to 10 lbs.) and recurring reaching or similar activities.
  • Ability to adjust the eye through the use of appropriate tools to bring objects into sharp focus.

 

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.

 

https://careers.dovercorporation.com/job/Salisbury-Electronic-Technician-MD-21801/836371001/

Electronic Assembler

Electronic Assembler

 

Date: August 2, 2022

Location: Salisbury, MD, US, 21801

Company: Dover Corporation

Connecting and Protecting People, Microwave Products Group (MPG) is a leading global provider of mission-critical engineered electronic components and subsystems comprised of four business units in five manufacturing locations.  Our brand names are recognized globally including:  BSC Filters, York, UK; Dow-Key Microwave, Ventura, CA; K&L Microwave, Salisbury, Maryland and Dominican Republic and Pole/Zero, West Chester, OH.
Our expertise is the design and manufacture of communications-based specialty products – engineered components and subsystems – for demanding military, space, commercial aerospace/industrial, and telecom infrastructure applications where function and reliability are crucial.

 

https://careers.dovercorporation.com/job/Salisbury-Electronic-Assembler-MD-21801/836370901/

 

POSITION OVERVIEW:

Builds and assembles electronic components utilizing appropriate machinery and tools to ensure quality and proficiency in the completed product.  Utilizes various soldering techniques determined specifically by product criteria.  Must adhere to the building requirements and specifications shown in the MOP (manufacturing operating procedures) and BOM (bill of materials) and work instructions.  Conducts inspection of completed work and cleans finished products according to established procedures.  Must measure tolerances, use microscope for detailed work, troubleshoots and resolves problem areas.  Records job specific data on forms, logs, time sheets and other required documentation.  Equipment used includes, but is not limited to, small hand tools (tweezers, cutters and screwdrivers), soldering irons, hot plates, microscope, calipers, cutting devices, cleaning machine and continuity testers.

 

Specific Job Duties (not limited to):

  • Performs any combination of following tasks to assemble electronic components, subassemblies, products, or systems: Reads work orders, follows production drawings and sample assemblies, or receives verbal instructions regarding duties to be performed.
  • Positions and aligns parts in specified relationship to each other in jig, fixture, or other holding device.
  • Crimps, stakes, screws, welds, solders, cements, press fits, or performs similar operations to join or secure parts in place, using hand tools, power tools, machines, and equipment.
  • Connects component lead wires to printed circuit or routes and connects wires between individual component leads and other components, connectors, terminals, and contact points, using soldering, welding, thermocompression, or related bonding procedures and equipment.
  • May assemble and attach hardware, such as caps, knobs, and switches, to assemblies.
  • Performs intermediate assembly tasks, such as potting, encapsulating, sanding, cleaning, epoxy bonding, and curing parts and assemblies.
  • Adjusts or trims materials from components to achieve specified electrical or dimensional characteristics.
  • Performs on-line go-not-go testing and inspection, using magnifying devices (such as microscopes) measuring instruments, and electronic test equipment, to ensure parts and assemblies meet production specifications and standards.
  • May perform assembly operations under microscope or other magnifying device.

 

QUALIFICATIONS SUMMARY:

High School Diploma or GED.  Must have a minimum of 6 months or related experience or specialized training.  Previous soldering experience or skills a must.  J-STD or IPC certification preferred but not required.  Mathematical skills required with emphasis on the ability to compute rates, ratios and percentage.  Ability to interpret bar graphs.  Thorough knowledge of calibration, reading drawings, blueprints and schematics.

 

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.

 

https://careers.dovercorporation.com/job/Salisbury-Electronic-Assembler-MD-21801/836370901/

 

Customer Service Representative

Customer Service Representative

 

Date: August 2, 2022

Location: Salisbury, MD, US, 21801

Company: Dover Corporation

Connecting and Protecting People, Microwave Products Group (MPG) is a leading global provider of mission-critical engineered electronic components and subsystems comprised of four business units in five manufacturing locations.  Our brand names are recognized globally including:  BSC Filters, York, UK; Dow-Key Microwave, Ventura, CA; K&L Microwave, Salisbury, Maryland and Dominican Republic and Pole/Zero, West Chester, OH.
Our expertise is the design and manufacture of communications-based specialty products – engineered components and subsystems – for demanding military, space, commercial aerospace/industrial, and telecom infrastructure applications where function and reliability are crucial.

 

https://careers.dovercorporation.com/job/Salisbury-Customer-Service-Representative-IL-21801/836371101/

 

POSITION OVERVIEW:

Builds and assembles electronic components utilizing appropriate machinery and tools to ensure quality and proficiency in the completed product.  Utilizes various soldering techniques determined specifically by product criteria.  Must adhere to the building requirements and specifications shown in the MOP (manufacturing operating procedures) and BOM (bill of materials) and work instructions.  Conducts inspection of completed work and cleans finished products according to established procedures.  Must measure tolerances, use microscope for detailed work, troubleshoots and resolves problem areas.  Records job specific data on forms, logs, time sheets and other required documentation.  Equipment used includes, but is not limited to, small hand tools (tweezers, cutters and screwdrivers), soldering irons, hot plates, microscope, calipers, cutting devices, cleaning machine and continuity testers.

 

Specific Job Duties (not limited to):

  • Performs any combination of following tasks to assemble electronic components, subassemblies, products, or systems: Reads work orders, follows production drawings and sample assemblies, or receives verbal instructions regarding duties to be performed.
  • Positions and aligns parts in specified relationship to each other in jig, fixture, or other holding device.
  • Crimps, stakes, screws, welds, solders, cements, press fits, or performs similar operations to join or secure parts in place, using hand tools, power tools, machines, and equipment.
  • Connects component lead wires to printed circuit or routes and connects wires between individual component leads and other components, connectors, terminals, and contact points, using soldering, welding, thermocompression, or related bonding procedures and equipment.
  • May assemble and attach hardware, such as caps, knobs, and switches, to assemblies.
  • Performs intermediate assembly tasks, such as potting, encapsulating, sanding, cleaning, epoxy bonding, and curing parts and assemblies.
  • Adjusts or trims materials from components to achieve specified electrical or dimensional characteristics.
  • Performs on-line go-not-go testing and inspection, using magnifying devices (such as microscopes) measuring instruments, and electronic test equipment, to ensure parts and assemblies meet production specifications and standards.
  • May perform assembly operations under microscope or other magnifying device.

 

QUALIFICATIONS SUMMARY:

High School Diploma or GED.  Must have a minimum of 6 months or related experience or specialized training.  Previous soldering experience or skills a must.  J-STD or IPC certification preferred but not required.  Mathematical skills required with emphasis on the ability to compute rates, ratios and percentage.  Ability to interpret bar graphs.  Thorough knowledge of calibration, reading drawings, blueprints and schematics.

 

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.

 

https://careers.dovercorporation.com/job/Salisbury-Customer-Service-Representative-IL-21801/836371101/

 

RF Design Engineer

RF Design Engineer

Date: August 11, 2022

Location: Salisbury, MD, US, 21801

Company: Dover Corporation

https://careers.dovercorporation.com/job/Salisbury-RF-Design-Engineer-MD-21801/731333401/

 

Connecting and Protecting People, Microwave Products Group (MPG) is a leading global provider of mission-critical engineered electronic components and subsystems comprised of four business units in five manufacturing locations.  Our brand names are recognized globally including:  BSC Filters, York, UK; Dow-Key Microwave, Ventura, CA; K&L Microwave, Salisbury, Maryland and Dominican Republic and Pole/Zero, West Chester, OH. Our expertise is the design and manufacture of communications-based specialty products – engineered components and subsystems – for demanding military, space, commercial aerospace/industrial, and telecom infrastructure applications where function and reliability are crucial.

 

An RF engineer will design, prototype, and test RF circuitry in support of customer orders, quotes, and senior RF design engineers.  Interpret customer SCDs and communications to fully understand their needs.  Use design software to synthesize, simulate, and analyze design concepts to create custom solutions satisfying customers’ requirements.  Equipment used includes, but is not limited to, computer, network analyzer, spectrum analyzer, signal generator, multimeter, microscope, soldering irons, calculator, wrenches, and tuning instruments.  Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment.   

 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES (to include, but not limited to)

 

  • Design passive RF assemblies such as filters (lumped element, cavity, printed, etc.), couplers, splitters, and multiplexers.
  • Design active RF assemblies such as LNAs and switches.
  • Design and integrate passive and active RF designs as well as required interface and driver circuitry.
  • Utilize design software to synthesize, simulate, optimize, and virtually prototype designs.
  • Design with consideration to all applicable specifications including environmental, thermal, etc.
  • Direct creation of BOM, including all required prints and required documentation
  • Conduct testing/measurements of designs to validate performance and document.
  • Perform as member of a technical team utilizing effective communication skills including interaction with higher level leadership, customers, engineers, and production resources.

 

SKILLS

 

  • Experience in RF filter, amplifier, switch design.
  • Experience using Genesys, CST, PCFILT, Nuhertz, or equivalent software tools.
  • Experience with mixed-signal PCB design, and layout.
  • Excellent written and verbal skills.

 

QUALIFICATIONS SUMMARY:

BSEE with 5 years related experience in RF design.  In absence of a degree, 10 years work experience required.  Solid ability to collect and analyze data to support generating solutions.  Ability to read, comprehend and interpret technical documentation including SCDs, drawing, 3D models, and schematics.

 

 

MUST HAVE REQUIREMENTS:

  • BS EE degree with 5 years RF design experience or 10 years work experience in related field
  • U.S Person
  • Ability to obtain a DoD security clearance (is applicable)
  • Works from minimal documentation, written or verbal instructions, schematics, rough sketches, diagrams, and layouts.

 

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.

 

https://careers.dovercorporation.com/job/Salisbury-RF-Design-Engineer-MD-21801/731333401/