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Sr Designer, Engineering Lead -Space

Company: ILC Dover LP
Location: Houston
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

ILC Dover is a world leader in the innovative design and production of engineered products employing high-performance flexible materials. Since 1947, we have provided engineered solutions to complex customer problems. Initially known for the production of space suits for NASA, we leverage our vast materials, engineering, process, and design experience to create high performance systems for a wide range of industries. ILC Dover is a portfolio company of New Mountain Capital, which acquired the company in February 2020.
Recognized globally for our flexible containment solutions, ILC Dover serves customers in a diverse range of industries, including pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical manufacturing, personal care, food and beverage, chemical, aerospace, healthcare and government agencies. ILC Dover's visionary solutions improve efficiency, safeguard workers and product, and prevent disasters. For more information visit ILCDover.com and follow us on LinkedIn .
Job Summary:

Career-level position within the engineering field. Conducts complex work important to the organization. The incumbent in this position contributes to measurable team and/or organizational objectives. Minimal supervision is required and wide latitude for independent judgement is given. Judgement used to provide solutions to issues.

Design :
Utilize established engineering principles in the design and development of life critical components for use in extreme environments

Design, create, and repair softgoods and hardware components or sub-assemblies using applied engineering principles, including solid and fluid mechanics, and heat transfer

Create prototypes and conduct testing to ensure design performs as expected

Work with fabrication and manufacturing departments to ensure final design is properly executed in the creation of mechanical products

Understand requirements to ensure designs are compliant before and during construction

Create and interpret blueprints, technical drawings, patterns, and schematics

Use drafting tools or computer-aided design (CAD)/drafting equipment and software in design work

Communicate design features at design reviews to inform development process and inform customers.

May manage project schedules and budgets

May evaluate the cost and maintenance requirements of design

Qualifications :

Must be able to access shared database with government programs (U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident of the U.S.)

Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering, or related field of study; 6-9 years of experience performing similar tasks is preferred

Proficiency with word processing software; spreadsheet software; intermediate CAD & 3D modeling

Demonstrated, strong communication skills, both verbal and written

Demonstrated ability to collaborate well with peers and cross-functional teams and external customers

Demonstrated project organizational skills, including methods of working multiple projects, organizing and upkeep of project files, utilization of email and calendar systems, meeting scheduling, keeping meeting minutes, and planning methods for schedule completion

Learn and utilizes internal process documentation, acronyms, and general procedures, including the ability to create or generate engineering change documents, disposition of quality discrepancy reports, requisitioning for procurement, and release documentation

Continually strive for improvement of products through feedback and voice of customer data

* This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.

Work Environment: 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 wet or humid conditions (non-weather); fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals. The employee is frequently exposed to work near moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Physical Demands: 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.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision, Distance vision, Peripheral vision, Depth perception and Ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and, stoop, kneel, crouch, or craw

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, ILC Dover is committed to a diverse workforce. We offer competitive benefits including medical, dental, life insurance, 401(k), PTO, and more.
Background Check & Drug Screening Required
E-Verify Used
EOE/AA Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Disability/Veteran


Keywords: ILC Dover LP, Houston , Sr Designer, Engineering Lead -Space, Engineering , Houston, Texas

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