Design Engineer - Thermal

Date: May 20, 2021

Location: Roseville, MN, US

Company: Dover Corporation

Design Engineer - Thermal

Job Summary:

The Design Engineer will be an integral member of the R&D team in support of the Thermal Management Business Unit.  Primary responsibilities include conceptualization, engineering design, analysis and specification of new products, platforms, and technologies.  The Senior Design Engineer should embody a logical, creative, and curious approach to product design, paired with a passion for innovation and problem solving.

Essential Job Responsibilities

  • Develop products from conceptualization to launch
  • Collaborates and consults with Test, Manufacturing 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 required to meet business needs.

Required Job Qualifications:

  • Curious, creative, and tenacious problem solver
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills required; must be able to communicate effectively with internal departments, vendors, and customers
  • Ability to work independently, and to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • CAD proficiency – PTC Creo, Solidworks, etc
  • Knowledge and grasp of rapid prototyping techniques 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
  • 5+ years’ experience in design of mass produced products such as automotive, appliances, toys, etc.
  • Competent in the design and development of plastic components.

Preferred Job Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with fluid handling industry and challenges
  • Familiarity with thermal management techniques
  • Basic understanding of Finite Element Analysis and/or Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Design experience with fluid handling components for industrial applications.
  • Demonstrated history of working directly with customers to translate their needs into innovative new products.

Required Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in mechanical engineering, or another related field.
  • 7+ years of design and product development experience

Preferred Education/Experience:

  • Advanced degree in science, engineering, or related field

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.

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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