Design Engineer

Date: Mar 1, 2021

Location: Kent, OH, US

Company: Dover Corporation

MAAG Pump Systems, Automatik Plastics Machinery, Gala Industries, Reduction Engineering Scheer and Ettlinger – five successful and well experienced companies have joined forces to become the global partner for the polymer industry. As manufacturer of gear pumps, pelletizing and filtration systems and also pulverizers we offer top-grade equipment for your demanding requirements – not only for polymer applications, but also for the chemical, petrochemical, pharmaceutical and food industry.

Company        Maag Reduction

Position          Design Engineer

Location         Kent, OH



Main position objectives

The Design Engineer is responsible for performing calculations, developing designs, technically supporting customers as well as outside vendors on new projects for Pelletizers, Pulverizers, Water Baths, Air Knives, Water Slides, Color Miixers and Conveying Systems utilizing the SAP MRP System and associated programs.  The Design Engineer will review project specifications, develop solutions, create drawings for customer approval and support, create bills of materials and support the Project Coordinators through project completion.  On time performance of the above is crucial.  Travel may be required to support sales personnel and aid in resolving customer process or performance issues.


Position decription


  • Support the entire project, beginning with the project hand off from the Sales Team Member and ending with the shipment of the complete system, which consists of the following:
  • Interface with Applications and Sales Personnel to ensure successful implementation of applicable designs.
  • Work with customers during the design and drawing approval process.
  • Create drawing numbers in the NOLOG System, Create part numbers and Bills of Materials in the SAP MRP system.
  • Perform required mechanical calculations to properly size the equipment for the specific requirements.
  • Design of complete system assemblies utilizing Autodesk Inventor and/or Solid Works 3D CAD programs, complete with Bills of Materials within the specified lead time achieving on time delivery.
  • Create sub-assembly and manufacturing drawings for the system components.
  • Coordinate component procurement with purchasing to ensure timely delivery of critical components.
  • Maintain expert level of product knowledge and applications.
  • Extensive interaction with customers, partners and teams via phone, email, MS Teams.
  • Occasional travel in support of training and customer requirements and support (5-10%).
  • Listen, understand and convey customer requirements.
  • Strive to develop collaborative relationship with piers at other Maag locations.
  • Other tasks as assigned by engineering manager.
  • Support assembly teams by resolving any unforeseen issues during the assembly process.



Required education and experience


  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, or an Associate Degree in Engineering with 7 years relevant work experience in a technical discipline in lieu of a four year degree.
  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant work experience in a technical discipline.
  • Project Management experience.
  • Experience in the use of CAD software, Inventor and/or Solidworks; a must.
  • Experience developing bill of materials.


Desired education and experience



  • College graduate with Mechanical Engineering degree.
  • Training on logic circuits, electric motors, gears / mechanical devices.
  • Familiar with large rotating equipment.
  • Mechanical or electrical design background.
  • Familiarity with SAP MRP System.
  • Proficiency with CRM/Database tools.
  • Proven project management skills.
  • Understanding of pricing strategies.


The successful candidate will possess the following skills and behaviors


  • Action oriented and motivated style with the ability for making clear and timely decisions within the appropriate limits of authority.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and manage daily activities without direct supervision. Crucial.
  • Interpersonal and organizational skills to effectively deal with problems related to commercial issues and customer disputes.
  • Customer oriented work eithic.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Career-minded and open to possible future career path into a technical outside sales position.


Travel frequency: approximately 10% - occasional training or customer visit

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 : Ohio : Kent

Sub Division : Maag Reduction Eng

Job Requisition ID : 34137

Nearest Major Market: Akron
Nearest Secondary Market: Cleveland

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