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Daikin Comfort Technology




Full Time

On Site


Waller, Texas, United States



The Opportunity

Daikin Comfort Technologies is seeking a professional, skilled Design Engineering Manager to join our engineering team to develop and sustain residential and/or commercial HVAC related products. The Design Engineering Manager main role is to Understand the customer requirements, specifications and works directly with internal customers, suppliers, and cross functional team members to meet voice of customers, internal design, quality and other program targets. Manages and coordinates all activities related to design, testing and development of residential and/or commercial HVAC related products. If you meet the qualifications listed below, then we invite you to apply for our open position by visiting our website [Register to View] and submitting your resume.

About DTTP

Daikin Texas Technology Park- has a footprint of 4.23 million square feet under a single roof, and is the third largest factory in the United States. Opened in 2017 as the manufacturing, logistics, and engineering center for Daikin's American subsidiary Goodman, the plant makes heating and air conditioning products sold under the Goodman,Amana, and Daikin brands.

Why work with us?

  • Benefits are effective on day one for all full-time direct hires
  • Training programs are available to help guide team members and develop new skills
  • Growth Opportunities - there is immense opportunities to grow your career
  • You will be part of a Global Company - our family brands are backed by [Register to View] an organization that brings opportunity to over 60,000 employees worldwide. Feel free to learn about the Company and it's brancds by visiting the career site [Register to View]


Nature & Scope:

  • Ensures work is aligned with the Directors expectations, goals, and vision
  • Accountable for implementation of policies, processes, and procedures for short-term results
  • Decisions and problem-solving are guided by policies, procedures, and business plan
  • Works on difficult to moderately complex issues and projects
  • Provides guidance and training to subordinates
  • Level of signing authority established by company policy/guidelines

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Self-starter with ability to learn quickly and work independently under minimum direction and without day-to-day supervision to prioritize work to meet organization needs
  • Excellent experience working in a team environment within Design and other non-Design functional support groups
  • Comprehensive understanding and knowledge of mechanical design engineering theory and practice
  • Knowledge of refrigeration and/or air conditioning design and application
  • Technical understanding of vapor compression system, fluid mechanics, fans, blowers, compressors, TXVs, evaporator and condenser design/selection
  • Experience with design for six sigma (DFSS), design failure modes and effects analysis (DFMEA), design of experiments methodology, tolerance analysis, value engineering principles, and parts standardization principles
  • Good understanding of system electrical & controls
  • Knowledge of specifications and international standards used in the Global HVAC industry
  • Experience working in the regulatory environment and aware of the standards- AHRI, ASHRAE, UL.
  • Working knowledge with computer simulations and CAD systems
  • Proficient software skills including Microsoft Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and MS Project
  • Demonstrated capability of leading a team of engineers to complete projects on time, and meeting cost and quality objectives
  • Strong and Effective Project Management skills; effective Organizational and Time management skills
  • Excellent Analytical and Problem-Solving skills
  • Strong Communication and Collaboration skills; Team player and establish positive working relationships with internal and external customers
  • Ability to apply good judgement, strong work ethics and integrity on the job


  • 12+ years of HVAC industry related experience with product design, development, and launch
  • 8+ plus years of experience with product design in the automotive, appliance, or HVAC industry (preferred)
  • 8+ plus years in leadership role


  • Bachelors Degree in Mechanical, Industrial, Electrical, or Technology Engineering
  • Six Sigma Black Belt or Green Belt certification preferred
  • Project Management certification - preferred

Physical Requirements/Work Environment:

  • Must be able to perform essential responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodations

Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States. Qualified applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.

The Company provides equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants regardless of a persons race, color, religion (including religious dress or grooming practices), creed, national origin (including language use restrictions), citizenship, uniform service member or veteran status, ancestry, disability, physical or mental disability (including HIV/AIDS), medical condition (including cancer and genetic characteristics), genetic information, request for protected leave, marital status, sex, pregnancy, age (over 40), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, political affiliation, or any other characteristic protected by law. The Company will comply with all federal and state regulations and statutes pertaining to individuals with disabilities