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.
The Space Systems Engineer will be Responsible for the input to and verification of engineering designs to specification requirements for new or improved products and equipment. This verification can be accomplished by inspection, analysis, similarity through comparison, or test of the design. The candidate should understand basic material compatibility with space environments and softgoods.?Reviews the work of members of the project teams to ensure conformance with established guidelines, methods, procedures, and policies. Provides technical oversight and assistance to other departments as required. Provide support to in-field applications if necessary. This position is subject to moderate supervision with latitude for independent judgment. The Ideal candidate will have a background in aerospace with experience in aircraft pressurization?systems.
Interfaces with customers, defines system interface, and conveys requirements to Design Engineers
Evaluates and trades potential system and component requirement options at all levels
Performs qualitative and quantitative analysis of options and makes recommendations to both internal and external customers
Reviews product design to ensure all specifications and system interface requirements are met
Prepares product verification plans to demonstrate compliance with specification requirements
Prepares test plans and procedures for?systems, subsystems, and components that must demonstrate compliance through testing
Provides engineering direction of test efforts on assigned programs. Reviews test results and provides input to other engineering personnel as needed
Disseminates engineering inputs to other departments for use in the preparation of technical orders, manuals, logistics support, reliability reports, maintainability data, and system safety inputs
Prepares material for presentation and participates in design reviews with both in-house personnel and customers in attendance
Provides technical support to customer servicing requirements, including the preparation and presentation of technical proposals
Provides management with status information on all significant work items such as technical status, impending problems, and schedule conflicts
Provides input to engineering costs and schedule development, and assures compliance with customer requirements
Conducts analytical system analysis studies during concept development phases of products
Supports off-site testing of Company products/systems?at vendor or government facilities
Develops and utilizes computer skills, as applicable, in performance of all duties
Develops and utilizes team skills, including listening effectively, sharing information amongst team members, and coordinating activities based on project schedule requirements
Develops and utilizes 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
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
Must be able to interpret technical documents, blueprints, technical drawings, and schematics
Continually strives for improvement of products through feedback and voice of customer data
Other duties as assigned
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; 5 years of experience performing similar tasks is preferred
Proficiency with word processing software; spreadsheet software.
Demonstrated, strong communication skills, both verbal and written
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 crawl.
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
EOE/AA Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Disability/Veteran