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Manufacturing Engineer NPI - Space

Company: ILC Dover LP
Location: Frederica
Posted on: September 25, 2022

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: Manufacturing Engineers focus on applying engineering principles to the development and implementation of manufacturing processes, equipment & tools. Incumbents must coordinate with design engineers and other support teams to ensure efficient production of products. Essential Job Duties: Research, design, and develop the organization's manufacturing and fabrication methods, tools, and systems Evaluate product design for manufacturability and suggest design process adjustments and quality improvements Engage in the selection, development, and testing of tools, fixtures, machinery, and equipment used in manufacturing Investigate manufacturing processes for cost reduction opportunities Analyze workflow, space requirements, and equipment layout in order to maximize efficiency Collaborate cross-functionally with design, engineering, process, and/or production teams to meet quality, productivity, and cost objectives Requires moderate skillsets Conducts tasks and assignments as directed Works under moderate supervision with some latitude for independent judgment NPI Execute global product industrialization and process transfer to plant operations Support stage gate process and execute manufacturing prototype, pilot and process development of new products, product changes, and enhancements in coordination with the NPD engineering, Manufacturing, Supply Chain and Quality organizations Develop process documentation (assembly procedures, test procedures, process flows, and pFMEAs) in conjunction with manufacturing engineering, while researching, defining, and implementing new manufacturing technologies. Utilize Lean manufacturing methods, processes, and tools for new products. Establish process controls and opportunities for mistake-proofing. Partner with product development staff to ensure that products under development are designed for assembly, test, and inspection by application of best practices with NPI checklists/requirements. Communicate project status, schedule progress and key project metrics through scorecard presentations, action items and meeting minutes, and productions readiness reviews with core team and leadership. Assure the stable manufacturability of new products by supporting the NPD design, qualification, optimization, and validation of processes and tooling via execution of AQ/IQ/OQ/PQ, gauge R&R studies, process capability studies and designs of experiments. *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. Qualifications: Must be able to work on government contracts directly or access shared data resources (U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident of the U.S.) Bachelor of Science degree in an Engineering discipline and at least 4 years of related experience; or an equivalent combination of STEM related degree and experience Proven Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions Demonstrated time management skills; ability to handle multiple tasks, set priorities and meet deadlines Knowledge of or ability to learn all operations utilizing the equipment in assigned area Must have knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, and related software applications; order processing systems; project management software, manufacturing software and database software 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 work near moving mechanical parts; work in high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; outdoor weather conditions and risk of electrical shock. 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 50 pounds. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; 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 RequiredE-Verify UsedEOE/AA Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Disability/Veteran PI192347888

Keywords: ILC Dover LP, Wilmington , Manufacturing Engineer NPI - Space, Engineering , Frederica, Delaware

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