Automation Manufacturing Engineer

Date: Oct 22, 2020

Location: Roseville, MN, US

Company: Dover Corporation

Location: Roseville, MN, US

Job Summary: 

We are looking for a Manufacturing Engineer to join our Manufacturing team, based in Roseville, MN.  Reporting to the Manufacturing Engineering Manager, the Manufacturing Engineer will Analyze, design, implement, test, and train on our automated equipment and production processes. Responsible to lead in the development, improvement, and implementation of manufacturing processes and programs.  This position works closely with production, Automation Maintenance and the Manufacturing Technologies teams. 

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Improves manufacturing efficiency by analyzing and planning workflow, space requirements, and equipment layout.
  • Analyze, recommend and implement improvements to manufacturing processes, which will benefit from automation techniques.
  • Support during automated equipment breakdowns, and technical issues which may include troubleshooting down to the plc, fixturing or component level. 
  • Creates meaningful metrics to track and improve the uptime, productivity, and product quality.
  • May direct and instruct both internal employees and external contractors during projects or advanced technical troubleshooting.
  • Assures product and process quality by designing testing methods; testing finished- product and process capabilities; establishing standards; confirming manufacturing processes.
  • Prepares product and process reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.
  • Keeps equipment operational by coordinating maintenance and repair services; following manufacturer's instructions and established procedures; requesting special service.
  • Familiar with design and process validations
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in an engineering or technical discipline
  • Minimum of five (5) or more years of direct experience working with automated equipment at a technician level or higher
  • Minimum of two (2) or more years of engineering work experience.
  • Minimum of one (1) or more years of direct experience using CAD (Computer Aided Design) software



Preferred Qualifications:

  • Understands pneumatic and electrical automated design concepts
  • Understands and practices acceptable safe electrical, mechanical, and operator work practices. 
  • Proficient in electronic, pneumatic, and mechanical design, repair, troubleshooting, and training. 
  • Proficient in Allen Bradley PLC, HMI and communication Suites.
  • Understands vision inspections systems and concepts
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Design and program PLC logic
  • CAD, preferable Pro-E/CREO
  • Project management training, certificate preferred, or equivalent experience.
  • Dealing with Complexity, Informing Others, Leadership, Supervision, Hardware Specifications, Manufacturing Methods and Procedures, Manufacturing Quality, Product Development, Presenting Technical Information, CAD.
  • Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing Concepts.

Supervisory Responsibilities:    

  • None


  • Less than 5%

Physical Demands:

  • The physical demands 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.


  • The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands and fingers and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk and/or stoop.

Work Environment:

  • 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.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

This job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive list of tasks, responsibilities or duties.  Colder Products Company reserves the right to amend to meet legal, business and organizational requirements as necessary.

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 St. Paul with global offices and operations in Europe and Asia.

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

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