Senior New Product Development /Design to Value Engineer

Date: Sep 30, 2020

Location: Sylmar, CA, US

Company: Dover Corporation

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Our Story<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">:


<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dover Food Retail (DFR) is a leading manufacturer of Display Cases, Specialty Products, Refrigeration Systems, Power Systems and Comprehensive Services; and l<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">eading our industry by Innovating What’s Next in glass doors and intelligent merchandising technologies that keep food safe<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> under brands such as HillPhoenix and Anthony.


<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">DFR is part of the Refrigeration and Food Equipment segment of the Dover Corporation® (NYSE: DOV). Dover is a diversified global manufacturer with annual revenues in excess of $7 billion.


<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">DFR is built on creativity and customer-centric innovation delivered by people invigorated by a strong sense of responsibility to help our customers win in their marketplaces. The relationships we build with our customers are as important to our success as the products we manufacture. This collaborative environment delivers FRESH THINKING, reassuring our customers that they choose the best when they choose to work with the people of Dover Food Retail.


<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Job Title:        <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Senior New Product Development / Design to Value Engineer          

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Location:<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">        Sylmar, CA             


<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">What we are looking for:

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">We are looking for a Senior New Product Development (NPD / Design to Value (DTV) Engineer to be responsible for NPD of refrigerated merchandisers, as well as DTV cost reduction efforts on the existing product lines.    


<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Essential Competencies:

  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Manage the NPD project from concept to completion, including scheduling, deliverables, and delegation of tasks.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Collaborate with Product Management to define the product market specification for new refrigerators.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Brainstorm new and innovative solutions to achieve the product market specification.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Develop CAD models, assembly drawings, and structured indented bills of material (SIB)
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Create fully detailed drawing packages for each build-to-order (BTO) product and release in the PLM system
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Apply a modular product platform approach suitable for a highly capitalized automated assembly process
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Collaborate with Manufacturing Engineering to tailor the design for automated assembly
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Develop a test plan and work with the Engineering Lab to validate the product
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Manage the project from concept to completion, including deliverables, and delegation of tasks
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Achieve the proposed schedule, material cost savings, and labor savings targets


<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Minimum Quantifiable Competencies:

  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">BS Mechanical Engineering
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">8-12 years of experience in design of industrial products


<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Preferred Competencies:

  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">MS Mechanical Engineering a plus


<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Strengths needed for this role:  

  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Proficient in the design of refrigerated merchandisers
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Knowledge of modular product platform design methodology
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Experience with DFM for automated assembly
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Organized with strong project management skills; resource planning, scheduling, and reporting of status
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Engineering skill in heat transfer, thermodynamics, fluids, and refrigeration.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Proficient at MCAD modeling of proposed solutions
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Launch two new NPD projects per year
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Achieve cost savings of $500K/ year
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Strong track record of NPD and DTV accomplishments


<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">How We Define Our Values and Why You Should Join Our Team:


<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">The backbone behind our collection of outstanding businesses is a team of dedicated employees who protect and enhance our valued reputation for quality and delivering what we promise. It’s our values that define Dover to all of our key audiences: our shareholders, customers, prospective employees and especially to ourselves.

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">These values must be expressed in our work and embody our actions, as they form the basis by which we do our jobs, make decisions and measure our performance. It’s our unwavering commitment to maintaining our values that defines who we are as a Company.

  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Collaborative Entrepreneurial Spirit
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winning Through Customers
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Respects and Values People
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Expectations for Results
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High Ethical Standards, Openness, and Trust




<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.  Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Company.


<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dover Food Retail is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.


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