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Dover Corporation Overview

Downers Grove, IL
10000+ employees
1955
Company - Public (DOV)
Manufacturing
$5 to $10 billion (USD) per year
Dover is a diversified global manufacturer with annual revenues exceeding $7 billion. We deliver innovative equipment and components, specialty systems and support services through four major operating segments: Energy, Engineered Systems, Fluids, and Refrigeration ... Read more

Mission: We deliver innovative equipment and components, specialty systems and support services through four major operating segments: Energy, Engineered Systems, Fluids, and Refrigeration & Food Equipment, as we take an ownership mindset and collaborate with our ... Read more

Dover Corporation – Why Work For Us?


WE ARE DOVER

Dover is a diversified global manufacturer with annual revenues exceeding $7 billion. We deliver innovative equipment and components, specialty systems and support services through four major operating segments: Energy, Engineered Systems, Fluids, and Refrigeration & Food Equipment. Dover combines global scale with operational agility to lead the markets we serve. Recognized for our entrepreneurial approach for over 60 years, our team of over 29,000 employees takes an ownership mindset, collaborating with customers to redefine what’s possible. Headquartered in Downers Grove, Illinois, Dover trades on the New York Stock Exchange under “DOV.”

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.

At Dover, we strive to continue to be champions of our values to help propel Dover to even greater success.


Visit our Careers page to see current opportunities. 

We seek people who bring an ownership mindset to their work, who see beyond what is possible today and who share our relentless pursuit of better.

We empower our people to take an ownership mindset by making close-to-the-customer decisions with the leverage of Dover's scale, tools and expertise.

At Dover, we understand the importance of commitment and hard work. To continue to fuel our success, we’re always looking for ambitious and exceptional employees who want to be an integral part of a fast-paced environment for a world-class corporation.

Established in 2011, the Dover Foundation focuses on education, with an emphasis on enriching science and technology experiences for students and in providing college scholarship opportunities to the children of Dover employees worldwide. We also assist our companies and their employees in their efforts to become active members in the communities in which we operate. We accomplish this by supporting not-for-profit organizations, causes and/or projects that benefit the community, the environment, education, and that complement the business interests of Dover and its operating companies.

Visit our Community page to learn more. 

At Dover, we believe that green business is good business.

Dover companies are committed to creating economic value for shareholders and customers through sustainable practices that protect the long term well-being of the environment. From greenhouse gas and waste reductions, to increased energy efficiency, Dover is striving to meet the global environmental needs of today and tomorrow.

Learn more at our Sustainability page

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Downers Grove, IL
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    I have been working at Dover Corporation full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great culture and supportive. Corporate office environment extremely positive compared to many other large companies. Everyone maintains a winning attitude for the most part. Lots of freedom to make strides your own way, literally you make a recommendation and don't be surprised if your championing it going forward. Diverse and solid people working around you from various working backgrounds, experts in many roles across all areas. Pretty refreshing to be in such large company and get the support and feel of a smaller company.

    Cons

    Travel does can get pretty hectic at times depending on the work your doing. However, support is there to book your travel based on your needs (family). Also, great to return and people say good to see you back! No big negatives

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what your doing. A bit more exposure to a detailed long-term strategy would be great to understand for many. Also, a clear common goal from top trickled down would make sense. Part of knowing long term strategy would help shape your annual goals and strategy for your work at individual level.

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Dover Corporation Photos

Dover Corporation photo of: On September 13, 2017, a group of 14 K&L Microwave, a Dover company, employees came together in building a wheelchair ramp for a local family.
Dover Corporation photo of: An Adler Planetarium expert recently shared insights into the upcoming solar eclipse with Dover employees.
Dover Corporation photo of: OPW, a Dover Company, holds a new & innovative products competition and the winner receives a donation towards a charity. This year’s recipient is The Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center.
Dover Corporation photo of: Alberta Oil Tool, Dover Artificial Lift employees recently came together to help the local community at the Carter Place Build Site from Habitat for Humanity Edmonton.
Dover Corporation photo of: Dover’s DESTACO held a Kids Career Day at the Tech Center in Auburn Hills, MI. Activities included designing with virtual reality tools and seeing DESTACO products integrated with robots.
Dover Corporation photo of: For the sixth consecutive year, Dover participated in the 3.5 mile J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge. This year’s beneficiary was Get IN Chicago which works to reduce youth violence in Chicago.
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Dover Corporation Interviews

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    Anonymous Employee in Downers Grove, IL
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    Application

    I applied through college or university. I interviewed at Dover Corporation (Downers Grove, IL) in June 2017.

    Interview

    It only took about a couple days to finalize everything. The interview was very friendly nothing to be stressed about. The Hiring manager did a really good job asking questions and making it seem just like any old conversation. I was also interviewed by the Vice President which was even easier than the one before!

    Interview Questions

    • What is one project you worked on in college? How did you do on it? How was your group?   1 Answer
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Dover Corporation Awards & Accolades

  • Fortune 500, Fortune, 2015
  • America's Top Companies, Forbes, 2009
  • Barron's 500, Barron's, 2009
  • Barron's 500, Barron's, 2008
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