Design Engineer II

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Date: Feb 23, 2024

Location: Roseville, MN, US

Company: Dover Corporation

About CPC:

Colder Products Company (CPC), a Dover company, is the world’s leading provider of quick disconnect couplings, fittings and connectors for plastic tubing. Used in a broad range of industries and applications, the innovative coupling and connection technologies from CPC are advancing markets and improving the lives of people across the world. Founded in Minnesota in 1978, CPC is headquartered in Minneapolis-Saint Paul with operations in Germany and China, sales offices in 14 countries and more than 175 distributor partners around the globe. 


Job Summary: 

We are looking for a Design Engineer II to join our team, based in Roseville, Minnesota. Reporting to the Engineering Manager the Design Engineer II will be responsible for the conceptualization, engineering design and specification, and evaluation of new product concepts, platforms and technologies.


What You'll Do:

  • Develop products from conceptualization to launch
  • Collaborates with Manufacturing, Tooling, Test, and Quality Engineers in support of NPI
  • Interacts with customers and suppliers as needed to assess new technology needs
  • Leads or assists in efforts to resolve product performance issues
  • Adheres to all safety regulations
  • Demonstrates support of CPC core values
  • Performs other job duties as assigned to meet business needs


Essential Supervisory Responsibilities:      

  • None


What You'll Bring:



  • Curious, creative, and tenacious problem solver
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills required; must be able to communicate effectively will internal departments, vendors and customers
  • Ability to work independently, and to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Cad proficiency – PTC Creo, Solidworks, etc.
  • Competence in rapid prototyping and manufacturing methods
  • Strong mechanical aptitude
  • Demonstrated history of design innovation
  • Energetic and enthusiastic approach toward the definition of new products, complimented by an educated and realistic business outlook
  • 1 - 5 years’ experience in design of mass produced products such as automotive, appliances, toys, etc.
  • Bachelor’s Degree or above in mechanical engineering, materials science, or another related field.


Preferred Job Qualifications:

  • Advanced technical degree
  • 2 years’ experience in the design and development of plastic and/or elastomeric components.
  • Basic understanding of Finite Element Analysis and/or Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Design experience with fluid handling components for medical applications.
  • Design and manufacturing experience with silicone components.
  • Design and manufacturing experience with polymer membranes and/or films.
  • Demonstrated history of working directly with customers to translate their needs into innovative new products.
  • Familiarity with ISO13485.


Travel Requirement:

  • Yes, up to 5%         
  • Yes, International
  • Yes, domestic     


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. CPC reserves the right to amend to meet legal, business and organizational requirements as necessary.



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