New Product Development / Design to Value Engineer

Date: Dec 5, 2022

Location: Keosauqua, IA, US, 52565

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 Climate & Sustainability Technologies 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:    New Product Development / Design to Value Engineer            

Location:     Keosauqua, IA        


What we are looking for:


We are looking for a New Product Development / Design to Value (NPD/DTV) Engineer to be responsible for New Product Development (NPD) of refrigerated merchandisers, as well as Design to Value (DTV) cost reduction efforts on the existing product lines. 


What you will be responsible for in this role:


  • Design specialty refrigerated merchandisers.
  • Represents NPD engineering on cross functional teams.
  • Manage DTV projects from concept to completion.
  • Brainstorm new and innovative solutions to achieve the product market specification.
  • Oversee the development of CAD solid models and engineering simulation of proposed concepts.
  • Develop a test plan and work with the Engineering Lab to validate the solution.
  • Conduct field tests to validate the solution.
  • Brainstorm cost saving projects on the existing products.


What are the basic qualifications?


  • B.S. in Engineering
  • 2+ years of experience in design of industrial products


What are the preferred qualifications?


  • Refrigeration or HVAC experience


To be a great fit for the role:


  • Strong desire to engage in both NPD and DTV projects.
  • Engineering aptitude to learn heat transfer, thermodynamics, fluids, and refrigeration
  • Innovative mind with ability to generate solutions to customer needs
  • Demonstrated project management skills
  • Experience with simulation tools:  FEA for structural, thermal and fluid flow analysis
  • Lean/Six Sigma experience a plus



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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