Sustaining Engineer

Date: Nov 20, 2021

Location: Smithfield, NC, US

Company: Dover Corporation

For over 125 years, OPW has led the way in designing and manufacturing world-class retail fueling, fluid handling and car wash system solutions for the safe and efficient handling and distribution of fuels and critical fluids. OPW makes above ground and below ground products for both conventional, vapor recovery and clean energy applications in the retail and commercial markets. Additionally, OPW supplies loading arms, valves and dry-break couplings, tank truck equipment, rail car valves and equipment, and car wash systems. OPW has manufacturing operations in North America, Europe, Latin America and Asia Pacific, with sales offices around the world. OPW is part of the Dover Corporation, which is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange under “DOV”. To learn more about OPW’s 125 years of providing industry-leading solutions, visit our website at www.opwglobal.com.
Dover is a diversified global manufacturer with annual revenues exceeding $7 billion. We deliver innovative equipment and components, specialty systems and support services through four major operating segments: Energy, Engineered Systems, Fluids, and Refrigeration & Food Equipment. Dover combines global scale with operational agility to lead the markets we serve. Recognized for our entrepreneurial approach for over 60 years, our team of over 29,000 employees takes an ownership mindset, collaborating with customers to redefine what’s possible. Headquartered in Downers Grove, Illinois, Dover trades on the New York Stock Exchange under “DOV.” Additional information is available at www.dovercorporation.com.

Accountabilities:  The qualified individual shall maintain and develop products of moderate complexity.  Under limited supervision/guidance, re-designs/modifies products for manufacturability, compiles, analyzes, and reports operational, test and research data to verify performance standards for modified products, processes and materials.  Works with engineering support to ensure that all engineering processes meet both the technical requirements of the engineering function as well as the informational requirements of other operational departments.  Support new product development and product enhancement projects through Siemens NX CAD work, as well as Oracle and Teamcenter maintenance.



  • Use of design change process to ensure the proposed changes are systematically and thoroughly analyzed before beginning the change process.  Whenever product changes are proposed, justification is written or data is collected to verify the design intent is still met.
  • Work collaboratively with manufacturing to reduce product costs through design improvements.
  • Maintain product performance through Quality Investigations and ensuring rigorous support for design change. 
  • Works independently to plan and schedule own activities necessary to meet timelines.
  • Designs and coordinates standard engineering tests and experiments.
  • Performs troubleshooting on products/process problems as related to design, material or process.
  • Summarizes, analyzes and draws conclusion from test results.
  • Prepares standard reports/documentation to communicate results to engineering/technical teams.
  • Responsible for engineering documentation.
  • Creates/designs concepts and designs for improvements on products/processes.
  • Works cross-functionally with project management, quality, manufacturing to ensure product success.
  • Support integration of new product launch.
  • Other activities as identified by management.

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor Degree
  • 3D / 2D CAD experience (experience with Siemens NX & Teamcenter would be a plus)
  • Knowledge of engineering drawings and bills of material (experience with Oracle a plus)
  • Ability to create/make product design changes
  • GD&T (Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing)
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Continuous Improvement philosophy
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment

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.

Nearest Major Market: Raleigh

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