North American Engineering Manager

Date: Nov 25, 2022

Location: Pearland, US

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.


The North American Engineering Manager Advanced Compression & Sealing (ACS) is responsible for leading North American teams to provide leadership, supervision, and management of workflow within the departments.  The North American Engineering Manager ACS will coordinate the planning, assessment, and execution the department objectives in line with the strategic direction of the organization.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Works closely with the manufacturing operations to ensure products meet quality requirements.
  • Lead and develop the engineering team in support of talent development initiatives.
  • Leads continuous improvement for ACS engineering. 
  • Responsible for departmental metrics, data analysis, and identifying trends in the metrics before they become an issue. 
  • Responsible to assure that all products meet appropriate national and international codes and standards.
  • Effectively collaborate with marketing, manufacturing, and sourcing functions on product requirements, design features, and service.
  • Effectively negotiate with engineering internal and external departments for resource allocation, changes in schedule, etc.
  • Identifies next generation opportunities within the market and relevant technology and proposes plans to exploit them.
  • Identifies new tools for productivity or improved engineering for team.  Learns use of new engineering equipment, prepare SOPs for equipment, and addresses safety issues. 
  • Drive development of a new product with clear goals for product reliability, manufacturability, and serviceability – generate customer satisfaction.
  • Establish clear product quality targets and processes to meet the quality goals.
  • Completes monthly reporting activities and prepares presentations.
  • Leads technical meetings with customers.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering/Design or equivalent
  • Masters or higher degree in mechanical or electrical engineering, preferred
  • Experience managing and developing engineering personnel.
  • Proven track record of execution as a manager. 
  • Capable of leading multiple teams and areas of responsibility.  
  • Skilled in data mining, evaluation, graphical representation, and interpretation.
  • Proficient in Root Cause Analysis, someone with experience as a trainer in RCA or Six Sigma is ideal.
  • Able to define steps needed to complete tasks, which may be ambiguous. Can put together detailed week-by-week improvement plans with defined metrics for illustrating improvements.
  • Able to translate strategic vision into tactical results. 
  • Ability to consistently execute to internal metrics.


Physical Requirements:
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 regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear; stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. 

Working Conditions:

  • Office environment. Must be willing to travel to at least 10%.
  • Must be willing to travel to Dover Precision Components manufacturing sites ​​​​​​​


*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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