Senior New Product Development / Design to Value Engineer

Date: May 26, 2021

Location: Conyers, GA, US, 30013

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:        Senior New Product Development / Design to Value Engineer            

Location:        Conyers, GA             



What we’re looking for:


We are looking for a Senior Engineer to join our New Product Development and Design-to-Value (NPD/DTV) team for our Commercial refrigeration systems.


What you’ll be responsible for in this role: (list job duties/responsibilities/tasks)


  • Responsible for New Product Development (NPD) following the Stage Gate process
    • Concept generation and intellectual property
    • Prototype and pilot builds
    • Engineering CAD models, drawings, and BOMs
    • Design reviews
    • DFMEA and DVP&R
    • Agency compliance
    • Cost of goods sold (COGS)
    • Handoffs and training
  • Responsible for Design-To-Value (DTV) productivity improvements to existing products
    • Brainstorm and scope funnel projects
    • Develop and launch projects to achieve target savings
    • Summarize and report project savings
  • Collaborates with Product Management, Sourcing, Quality, Manufacturing, and other members of the project teams


What are the basic qualifications?


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • 7+ years of design engineering experience
  • 3+ years of refrigeration industry experience


What are the preferred qualifications?


  • Masters Degree in Mechanical Engineering


To be a great fit for the role:


  • Demonstrated expertise in thermodynamics, heat transfer, and structural mechanics
  • Experience with Stage Gate, DFM, VA/VE, Lean, Six Sigma, other best-practice processes
  • Ability to lead projects
  • Experience with environmentally sustainable refrigeration systems


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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