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Director of Engineering and Equipment Manufacturing

Date: Feb 3, 2018

Location: Dallas, TX, US, 75062

Company: NCH Corporation



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NCH is established, yet growing and we need to attract top talent to support our overall business growth strategy. The Director will be responsible for coordinating equipment development and production for NCH.  They will develop equipment that meets business specified performance and cost requirements, and that meets the desired reliability, lifetime, and service needs of the business. We offer a diverse set of position responsibilities, a range of opportunities for career advancement, and a culture that recognizes results, yet embraces the importance of work/life balance. Join our team as our Director of Engineering and Equipment Manufacturing and help drive the next 95 years of success!  



  • Lead and coordinate equipment development and production for NCH and all business units in order to achieve a globalized strategy and process.
  • Manage NCH equipment production with both outside manufacturers, as well as design and coordinate inside manufacturing.
  • Coordinate all efforts with external design companies.
  • Assure that internal engineering resources are trained and allocated so that annual delivery targets are met.
  • Deliver reports and status updates on equipment portfolio performance to both sales and senior management.
  • Manage a diverse team of engineers and scientists.


Required Experience:

  • B.S. or higher degree in mechanical or electrical engineering
  • 15+ years developing industrial equipment with a proven track record of delivering equipment to the market.
  • Experience establishing and tracking internal and external equipment manufacturing using Six Sigma or other statistical tools
  • Experience with biological sciences desired
  • Proven track record delivering equipment on-time using a Stage Gate process
  • Ability to balance resources against a program plan using MS Project
  • Detailed knowledge of Design for Reliability, Design for Manufacturing, and Design for Service processes
  • Expert knowledge of CAD/CAM software and tools, and 3-D prototyping
  • Experience managing program, project, and department budgets and timelines; must have the ability to create a production process.
  • Knows how to take Voice of Customer and drill down to detailed product requirements
  • Ability to translate sales driven specifications into specific engineering and equipment requirements.
  • Must be able to coordinate multiple programs across multiple disciplines and work closely with R&D and drive technical innovations into practical equipment
  • Willing to work in the field to develop and troubleshoot prototypes and, as well as first manufactured equipment.
  • Must be willing to travel up to 15% 

NCH Corporation offers a full suite of benefits, employee development and recognition programs, and a convenient location with a fitness facility and restaurant located within our campus.




We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Nearest Major Market: Irving
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas

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