Automation Engineering Manager

Date: May 12, 2021

Location: Roseville, MN, US

Company: Dover Corporation

Automation Engineering Manager

Job Summary:  The Automation Engineering Manager demonstrates leadership in support of new equipment development at CPC. The role acts as an influential manager to guide a team of automation and controls engineers, manage talent, and improve critical processes and productivity for the production needs of CPC. This role interacts closely with other departments including Operations, Manufacturing, QA, Testing, New Product Development, and Supply Chain to deliver value to our customers.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical leadership and management of the automation and controls engineering team.  
  • Set clear objectives, evaluate progress against objectives, and instill performance-oriented culture with a focus on accountability.
  • Continuously improve critical processes related to the development and delivery of automation projects.
  • Partner with operations, manufacturing, QA, NPD, testing, and supply chain to deliver quality products of our Manufacturing Technologies Center of Excellence for our diverse market needs.
  • Identify proprietary Intellectual Property relative to machine development and process development and assures appropriate action is taken to protect it.
  • Play a key role in the development of the new product introduction roadmap as it pertains to new manufacturing (automation) technologies for the business


Required Job Qualifications:


  • 5 + years managing teams of engineers in a high-volume environment
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering
  • Strong communication and people management skills
  • Experience with designing automation projects for injection molded plastic parts
  • History of developing and adopting new Technologies in a Machine Development environment
  • Demonstrated history of developing teams and individuals
    Preferred Job Qualifications:
  • 10+ years managing teams of engineers
  • Advanced Technical or Technical Management Degree
  • Understanding the basics of change management (with respect to people and processes)
  • Experience with formal continuous improvement and lean
  • Experience in Medical Device or ISO13485 QA system environment

About CPC (Colder Products Company)

We are Colder Products Company, the industry leader in the design and manufacture of specialized quick disconnect couplings for the life sciences, industrial, and chemical handling markets.   Used around the world in a broad range of applications, connection technologies from Colder Products Company allow flexible tubing to be quickly and safely connected and disconnected, reducing spills and increasing safety.  Colder Products Company, a Dover company, is based in Roseville, MN with global offices and operations in Europe and Asia.

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

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