Engineering Manager - Space
Company: ILC Dover LP
Posted on: June 24, 2022
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.
Engineering managers direct and coordinate activities related to
design, operations, quality assurance, testing, or manufacturing of
products. They are responsible for developing the overall concept
of a new product or for solving the technical problems. To
accomplish this, they must determine technical goals and produce
detailed plans. Engineering managers confer with other managers,
including those in finance, production, and marketing, as well as
with contractors and equipment and materials suppliers. They must
know how to prepare budgets, hire staff, and supervise employees.
They propose budgets for projects and programs and determine staff,
training, and equipment needs.
Manage engineers and designers in the research, design,
development, and evaluation of products, and systems
Develop processes, policies, and procedures and ensure all
engineering projects align with the organization's objectives
Collaborate with other engineering disciplines, project manager,
management, sales and marketing, and related departments as
necessary to determine engineering feasibility, cost effectiveness,
and demand for engineering products and services
Manage engineering verification activities to ensure product
deliverables are met on-time and conform to the organization's
and/or client's specifications
Advise leadership and other impacted departments on product or
design changes which may affect profit, schedule, cost, or client
Responsible for hiring, firing, performance appraisals, and pay
*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
Must be able to access shared database with government programs and
access all physical areas of the facility (U.S. Citizen or
Permanent Resident of the U.S.)
Bachelor's Degree in an Engineering discipline; plus, at least
eight years of relevant engineering experience and at least one
year of leadership responsibility
Demonstrated aptitude for time management skills; ability to handle
multiple tasks; set priorities and meet deadlines within
Proficient in Office 365; experience with ERP systems and
Engineering applications, e.g., SolidWorks, Creo, AutoCad,
Demonstrated ability to successfully manage direct reports; lead
cross-functional teams, and problem-solve
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
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.
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
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