Design Engineer

Date: Feb 24, 2021

Location: Rock Island, IL, 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 Design Engineer must be a mature, confident and technically astute person. Responsible for designing bearing isolators, this person must be familiar with CAD software.




  • Design bearing isolators to fulfill customer requirements
  • Analyze information received from customer and utilize CAD software to create designs
  • Create complete manufacturing drawings specifications as well as proposals for quotation
  • Some travel will be involved to assist sales and distribution personnel in analyzing potential applications
  • Collaborate with customers, distributors and manufacturing personnel to clarify or resolve problems through design process
  • Evaluate engineering test results for possible applications for development of systems or other uses
  • Other duties as assigned.




The successful candidate requires strong written and verbal communication skills to clearly deal with technical customer issues, as well as to develop and execute communication plans related to quality improvement initiatives. The successful candidates is also required to have experience in problem solving using formal methodologies such as PDCA, 8D, Kepner-Tregoe, six-sigma, etc. LEAN experience is preferred.




  • 4 year Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related technical degree required. A student enrolled in their final year of a 4 year Engineering or related technical degree program would be considered.
  • Experience with 3D Modeling Software required
  • Experience with rotating equipment preferred
  • Must be able to work in a collaborative work environment.
  • Willing to travel at least 10% – Both Domestically/Internationally
  • Must be extremely focused and have a strong attention to detail
  • Must have the ability to multi-task and prioritize project timelines
  • Must be willing to work overtime, as deemed necessary




Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general technical procedures.  Ability to communicate to groups of people, managers, vendors, customers, co-workers and the general public. 








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.  Additionally, lab conditions may involve working in a noisy atmosphere.




The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing 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 occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

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 : Illinois : Rock Island

Sub Division : Inpro/Seal LLC - E6269

Job Requisition ID : 34766

Nearest Major Market: Davenport
Nearest Secondary Market: Moline

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