Product Design Engineer

Date: Apr 3, 2021

Location: Grand Rapids, MI, US

Company: Dover Corporation

PSG is a global pump and dispensing solution expert and leading manufacturer of pumps, systems and related flow-control technology for the safe and efficient transfer of critical and valuable fluids and materials. Headquartered in Oakbrook Terrace, IL, USA, PSG is comprised of several world-class brands, including Abaque™, All-Flo, Almatec®, Blackmer®, Ebsray®, EnviroGear®, Griswold®, Hydro Systems, Mouvex®, Neptune™, Quattroflow™ and Wilden®. PSG products are manufactured on three continents, North America, Europe and Asia, in state-of-the-art facilities that practice lean manufacturing and are ISO-certified. PSG is part of the Pumps and Process Solutions segment of Dover Corporation. For additional information on PSG, please visit psgdover.com. PSG: Where Innovation Flows.
We are an organization on the move, always looking for talented and ambitious people with a desire to help us grow our business. We thrive on winning and being number one. PSG offers a unique combination of the both small company atmosphere: with an ownership mindset that allows you to make close-to-the-customer decisions; an innovative approach in seeing beyond what is possible today and entrepreneurial spirit in the pursuit of new opportunities;  combined with benefits of a large company’s scale, tools, career planning and financial strength of Dover. Join PSG, a growing global company where your curiosity, hard work and ambition is rewarded with exceptional career opportunities in a friendly & fast paced environment. Welcome aboard!

PSG is part of the Pumps and Process Solutions segment of the Dover Corporation® (NYSE: DOV). Dover is a diversified global manufacturer and solutions provider with annual revenue of approximately $7 billion. We deliver innovative equipment and components, consumable supplies, aftermarket parts, software and digital solutions, and support services through five operating segments. Recognized for our entrepreneurial approach for over 60 years, our team of over 23,000 employees takes an ownership mindset, collaborating with customers to redefine what's possible.

Summary:    Design and develop, by application of analytical and value engineering principles, products and/or product modifications.  Support the technical development of engineering design.



Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.


  1. Design products and product modifications with sound engineering principles
  2. Manage projects in a cross functional environment as a project manager.
  3. Provide technical assistance to engineers and others for projects or product lines.
  4. Obtain and support approvals as required with respect to legal obligations and certifying agencies.
  5. Issue necessary technical instructions and engineering specifications.
  6. Specify testing requirements and parameters as well as write final test summaries


  1. Other duties as assigned
    Supervisory Responsibilities: No direct reports in this position. However the successful person will possess the ability to lead a team of diverse professionals toward desired outcomes.
    · Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
    · Technical Skills – Demonstrated mechanical and dynamic equipment design capability.  Experience in the application of Thermal Dynamics, Fluid Mechanics and Material Selection is required.  Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others.
    · Interpersonal Skills - Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things.
    · Regulatory and Compliance-Working knowledge of Harmonized Tarif Codes (HTS), Export Control Classification Number (ECCN) and International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). A knowledge of EU and EAC regulatory requirements (ATEX, Machinery Directive, PED, etc.) is desired.
    Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    Education and/or Experience: Bachelor's degree (BS Mechanical Engineering) from a four-year college or university coupled with a minimum of 5 years engineering design experience.
    Language Skills: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
    Reasoning Ability: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
    Computer Skills:  PSG-GR uses PC based software, Microsoft Office Suite literacy is mandatory (particularly Word and XL). SolidWorks or other 3-D CAD platform experience is desirable, as is FEA and CFD experience. The ability to write computer simulations is a plus.                                                                                       
    Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Desired but not required.                                 
    Other Qualifications: Reciprocating equipment, such as internal combustion engines or compressor, design experience is highly desirable. Rotating equipment experience is likewise applicable.                                              
    Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
    Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions; risk of electrical shock and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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.

This position may be located in: Americas : United States : Michigan : Grand Rapids

Sub Division : Grand Rapids

Job Requisition ID : 36068

Nearest Major Market: Grand Rapids

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