Durr Systems Inc
  • 13-Apr-2022 to Until Filled (EST)
  • CTS - Engineering
  • Southfield, MI, USA
  • Full Time

The Dürr Group is one of the world's leading mechanical and plant engineering firms. Products, systems and services offered by Dürr enable highly efficient manufacturing processes in different industries. Business with automobile manufacturers and their suppliers accounts for approximately 60% of Dürr's sales. Other market segments include, for example, the mechanical engineering, chemical and pharmaceutical industries and the woodworking industry. The Dürr Group operates in the market with five divisions:

  • Clean Technology Systems: Coating and drying systems for energy storage, exhaust-air purification systems and energy-efficiency technology
  • Paint and Final Assembly Systems: paint shops and final assembly systems for the automotive industry
  • Application Technology: robot technologies for the automatic application of paint as well as sealants and adhesives Measuring and Process Systems: balancing and cleaning systems as well as testing and filling technology
  • Woodworking Machinery and Systems: machinery for the woodworking

We are a growing organization, and we are seeking a Product Manager to join our Clean Technology Systems division. This position will work within the fast-growing Lithium Ion Battery segment, where Dürr supplies coating and drying, solvent recovery and purification, and cell assembly and gluing equipment. Together, with the momentum of our business vision, we can achieve international success and added innovation in all of the themes which Dürr influences at a global level.

Location: De Pere, WI or Southfield, MI

Position Summary: The Product Manager is responsible and accountable for technical design of one or more CTS Global Products. Typical functions include standard document development, standards organization, technical design and component specification, product development, R&D product / project management, market review and competitor analysis. This information is managed and distributed to other global entities. The Product Manager provides support to the sales / proposals group in designing and applying products to new contracts and the Operations group, OEM and AMS, in executing projects. The ultimate goal of the Product Manager is to provide sound engineered designs and components for industrial air pollution abatement projects while maintaining competitive cost position and assuring information is efficiently communicated to all CTS entities.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for complete system design, analysis, and engineering calculations for the specified product
  • Develop standard and project documents, procedures, component specifications, purchase requisitions and quality procedures
  • Develop fabrication and installation guidelines and documents. Also assist in qualifying fabricators and installers
  • Design of dryer systems
  • Communicate with project team, global divisions, customers, and suppliers
  • Training of other departments, global divisions and employees on the product
  • Product continuous improvement and cost reduction, product lifecycle management
  • Research and development and implementation of new product upgrades or designs
  • Interpret schematics to develop complete system designs
  • Maintain project schedules
  • Interpret mechanical drawings
  • Selection of purchased equipment
  • Development of subcontract bid package documentation
  • Manage budgets for engineering labor costs
  • Supervision of subcontract engineering and design engineers (CAD)
  • Attend and/or conduct design reviews
  • Support on-site installation and commissioning crew as required
  • Attend customer meetings to understand project requirements
  • Understand, diagnose, and solve real or potential design problems
  • Air pollution abatement process design
  • Support for proposal development and sales execution
  • Read and interpret customer specifications
  • Travel approximately 20% - Position requires travel for periods of 1 week to 4 weeks.

Nonessential Functions:

  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical or Chemical Engineering or associates degree.
  • Five or more years of position related experience
  • Strong background in process development and design
  • Primary skills in thermodynamics, heat / mass transfer, industrial ovens and heating systems, materials science, mechanical design (light structural design).
  • Understands process instrumentation drawings, flow diagrams and instrument symbols and functions
  • Design engineering calculation ability
  • Knowledge in industry codes such as SMACNA, EPA, NFPA, OSHA, FM and IRI
  • Able to conduct HAZOP studies and PFMEAs

Physical Demands: While performing duties of job, incumbent is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; and use hands and arms. Employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision and distance vision.

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