Applications Engineer I
Dover Precision Components
Pawcatuck, CT

About $71,000 - $95,000 a year

Dover Precision Components delivers performance-critical solutions for rotating and reciprocating machinery across the oil & gas, power generation, marine, industrial, chemical and general processing markets. Comprising the Waukesha Bearings, Bearings Plus, Inpro/Seal and Cook Compression brands, our portfolio includes hydrodynamic bearings, active magnetic bearings, system and bearing protection, and reciprocating compressor valves, sealing technologies, pistons, rods and more. Each solution is custom-engineered to provide optimum efficiency, reliability and productivity, and backed by comprehensive aftermarket services. Dover Precision Components serves its global customer base through facilities in North America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East, as well as technical sales representatives around the world. Dover Precision Components is part of Dover Corporation’s Fluids segment.

The applications engineer is responsible for the engineering and design content of projects & customer proposals for all assigned accounts at the Waukesha Magnetic Bearings office in Pawcatuck, CT. Performs engineering calculations, expedites, and processes engineering changes. Direct liaison with customers for the resolution of technical matters as well as the development of products for customer projects. Responsible for interpreting design requirements and specifications and develop those into an engineered solution.

Applicant shall be a US citizen and be able to obtain a Secret clearance.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Analyze product designs, interpret results and determine optimum solution to the customers’ problem. Prepare technical information for new projects to customers’ specifications.
Develop close working relationships with key customers’ technical contacts. Significant customer interaction with respect to the engineering and management of projects.
Interpret designs, assist / instruct the Design team, perform engineering calculations, perform FEA analysis (e.g., stress, electromagnetic), examine specifications (procurement, MIL, ASME, etc.), expedite and process engineering changes (ECNs).
Interpret and review manufacturing and assembly drawings
Accountable for the successful completion of engineering projects
Assist in the preparation of engineering project proposals
Participating in client/contractor meetings and resolving client/engineering and management project issues

Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent required, with 0 to 5 years of relevant experience
Strong understanding of Engineering Principles and design practices
Demonstrated ability to create ideas and develop solutions – Excellent problem-solving skills
Very strong communication skills – Ability to interface with customers
Strong computer skills & familiarity with 3D CAD, SolidWorks preferred Familiarity with using FEA simulation software
Understanding of GD&T per ASME Y14.5 a plus
Must be familiar with the impact of the manufacturing process on the key factors that control a part’s form, fit, and function.

Physical Requirements:
The physical demands described here 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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear; stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Working Conditions:
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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet. General office environment.

Some travel to Dover Precision Components manufacturing sites

  • Note: This Job Description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by the Supervisor. All requirements are subject to change and updates.
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.

This position may be located in: Americas : United States : Connecticut : Hartford || Americas : United States : Connecticut : Pawcatuck || Americas : United States : Massachusetts : Boston || Americas : United States : Massachusetts : Vicksburg || Americas : United States : Massachusetts : Watertown || Americas : United States : Rhode Island : West Greenwich

Sub Division : Pewaukee Corporate Office- E0217

Job Requisition ID : 29145