Systems Engineer

Date: Nov 27, 2022

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 valves, sealing technologies, pistons, rods and more. Each solution is 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. Dover Precision Components is part of Dover Corporation’s Fluids segment.




Selected candidate will participate and execute 1) design and analysis of magnetic bearing systems and auxiliary bearing systems, 2) create the technical content for sales proposals, 3) support the commissioning of new and existing magnetic bearing systems. The candidate will interact with customers, serving as a technical project lead, for the design of new systems and the sales of new systems. The candidate will interact with internal customers, supporting commissioning engineers in the tuning of new systems and the troubleshooting of existing systems.  Primary duties include assisting in the completion of engineering design projects, production support, commissioning support and troubleshooting of systems, and continuous design improvements of products.



Complete rotordynamic and control system analyses on magnetic bearing systems.
Support mechanical and electromagnetic design process, including stress analysis, heat transfer analysis and electro-magnetic analysis.
Use knowledge of Solidworks and SW Simulator to perform FEA analyses and support checking of drawings.
Provide interface between rotordynamic and control system design and analyses and the implementation into actual controllers and tuning/commissioning activities.
Provide effective technical interface with our external and internal customers, including commissioning engineers.
Provide interface to internal manufacturing department for satisfactory implementation of bearing system designs.
 Must be willing to travel occasionally in support of projects. (travel up to 10%), as required.



Master of Science in Mechanical engineering, with specialty of rotordynamics and controls, or related degree. It is preferred that graduate level degree was received from recognized and distinguished university in the field of turbomachinery and rotating machinery. Examples of such universities are Texas A&M University and University of Virginia.
The ideal candidate will have at least 1-3 years of engineering experience in the mechanical engineering disciplines involved with magnetic bearing systems. Experience with turbomachinery or rotating equipment would also be preferred.
Candidate will have working knowledge of XCEL, Solidworks, and FEA software.
The candidate should have an academic background in mechanical design, stress analysis, heat transfer analysis, rotordynamics, electromagnetics, electronics, instrumentation, signal processing, materials, and control systems.
The candidate should have experience with reviewing detail mechanical drawings and specifying dimensioning and tolerancing of mechanical drawings.
Candidate must be a self-starter, fast paced, but still highly detailed and accurate. They must show project management capabilities such as being goal oriented while being able to identify high priority, critical path tasks.



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Ethics and Work Standards: Maintain the highest ethical and work standards, while promoting the same attributes in co-workers and others. Ensure that all business activities – with both internal and external customers – to be performed with a professional demeanor and that all participants be held accountable to this high standard.

Communication: Expresses thoughts clearly, both orally and in writing, using good grammar. Presents concise, well organized reports in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel. Listens to understand input, feedback and concerns. Provides complete information in an open, honest and straightforward manner. Responds promptly and positively to questions and requests.

Teamwork and Relationships: Works with other employees willingly and in a spirit of cooperation and teamwork. Supports cooperation. Demonstrates a commitment to the entire business and is supportive of all initiatives (company and departmental) to help grow Environmental Solutions Group business in the United States and abroad. Cooperates fully with others to achieve organizational goals. Is tactful, courteous, and considerate. Embraces a positive outlook. Is respected and trusted by others.

Continual Improvement and Problem Resolution: Identifies and communicates suggestions for work improvements. Uses technical and analytical abilities to assure existing work practices are the most efficient and cost effective possible. Performs root-cause analysis and implements viable, permanent solutions to problems. Works with both internal and external customers to develop solutions which meet company-wide needs and objectives. Applies a sense of urgency to resolve problems or creates opportunities that will increase productivity and create value. Shares best practices with other employees across the business.

Accountability: Accepts responsibility and accessibility for both the strategic planning and the successful implementation of all projects, programs, and duties as outlined in this job description. Advises supervisor of concerns, problems and progress of work in a timely manner.



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.



*Note: This Job Description 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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