Director, Bearings Plus

Date: Feb 11, 2021

Location: Houston, TX, US, 77047

Company: Dover Corporation

Dover Precision Components delivers performance-critical solutions for rotating and reciprocating machinery across the oil & gas, power generation, marine, industrial, chemical and general processing markets. Comprising the Waukesha Bearings, Bearings Plus, Inpro/Seal and Cook Compression brands, our portfolio includes hydrodynamic bearings, active magnetic bearings, system and bearing protection, and reciprocating compressor components, each custom-engineered to provide optimum efficiency, reliability and productivity and backed by comprehensive aftermarket services. Dover Precision Components serves its global customer base through facilities in North America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East, as well as technical sales representatives around the world. DPC is part of the Pumps & Process Solutions segment of Dover Corporation.


The Director for Bearings Plus will lead the Bearings Plus (BPI) Aftermarket business to ensure they remain a leader in servicing the aftermarket. The position has full accountability for the 50 person Operations and BPI P&L for short to mid-term strategic goals. They will coordinate resources to deliver superior products and quality service which exceed both internal and external customers’ expectations. In their role they will work closely with the Vice President / General Manager of Engineered Bearings, the BPI team and the wider DPO site management team.


• Ownership and execution of BPI’s short to mid-term strategic goals and priorities.
• Accountability for developing and delivering plan for profitable growth to exceed BPI’s performance objectives.
• Accountability for BPI’s P&L. This is a 50 person Aftermarket repair/refurbishment/CNC machining operations
• Building and supporting a customer centric culture across the BPI business
• Partner with DPO management team and key stakeholders to support plant wide and companywide initiatives including culture, communication and continuous improvement
• Ensuring the safety of BPI employees by driving safety performance and culture, in line with the “Zero Harm at home & at work” mission
• Actively manage BPI business and resources as needed including goals, strategic initiatives and make necessary resource and planning decisions
• Playing an active, hands on role in the BPI operational and business development processes where required
• Create and foster opportunities to create a positive, dynamic culture where Bearings Plus employees have an opportunity to contribute and grow professionally.
• Perform other duties as assigned to ensure the success of the Bearings Plus business.

Responsible for the operational direction of the BPI business, namely:
• meeting all operational KPIs, such as OTD, lead time, quality, inventory and working capital etc.
• sales and operations planning and coordination
• Champions process improvement and lean manufacturing activities; oversees the implementation of best practices across operations
• Develops capital expenditure recommendations and justifications
• Overseeing planning, buying, manufacturing engineering and production functions

Responsible for the maximizing sales and business development performance of the BPI business, namely:
• Setting sales targets and strategies
• Sales forecasting
• Market analysis
• Overseeing sales and business development functions


• Exceptional skills in partnering both internally and externally to develop and maintain positive relationships
• Demonstrated ability to communicate to and influence a wide range of individuals across multiple areas of the organization.
• Proven ability to direct, coach, and develop employees; sets goals in training and development, performance, and career planning by leveraging strong problem-solving
• Strong conflict resolution capabilities
• Excellent business & financial acumen coupled with deep understanding of P&L statements
• Ability to organize time effectively and determine priorities to deliver results
• Experience of embedding a customer centric culture
• Applied knowledge of continuous Improvement practices and Lean Concepts.
• Working knowledge of ERP systems, Syteline preferred.
• Proficiency in use of Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint.

Education and Experience:

• Minimum bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Business or related field required
• Minimum seven years of relevant operations leadership experience required. Such as Leading Operations in Customer Centric CNC Machining business (Mills/Lathes) and/or Aftermarket Refurbishment/Repair or Engineered Products Maintenance business.
• Experience of working within a continuous improvement culture preferred.

This in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by the Supervisor. All requirements are subject to change and updates.

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