Modular Manufacturing Designer

TAS Energy

Houston, TX


POSITION OVERVIEW:

As a Designer at TAS Energy you will play a key role in conceptualizing, designing, and optimizing modular components and systems for manufacturing processes. You will collaborate closely with cross-functional teams, including engineers, project managers, and production staff, to ensure the seamless integration of modular solutions into our manufacturing operations. You will work closely with our design and engineering teams to review and analyze customer requirements, specifications, modular construction plans, manufacturing constraints, ensuring they meet industry standards, regulatory requirements, and internal specifications. Your expertise will contribute to the seamless execution of projects, driving efficiency, and excellence in our modular construction processes. These system designs include the appropriate structural, mechanical, electrical, and controls sub-assemblies. Design outputs are communicated through 3D/CAD drawings for the purchase of incorporated components and manufacture of TAS products.

KEY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Design and develop innovative modular components and systems for manufacturing processes, considering factors such as functionality, efficiency, scalability, and sustainability.
  • Utilize CAD software (e.g., SolidWorks, Revit, AutoCAD) to create detailed 3D models and technical drawings of modular components, ensuring accuracy and manufacturability.
  • Collaborate with engineers and other stakeholders to analyze design requirements, evaluate design feasibility, and identify opportunities for optimization.
  • Conduct thorough research on materials, manufacturing techniques, and industry trends to inform the design process and enhance the performance of modular solutions.
  • Generate comprehensive documentation, including design specifications, bill of materials (BOM), and assembly instructions, to support the manufacturing and assembly of modular components.
  • Provide technical support and expertise to production teams during the manufacturing, assembly, and installation of modular components, resolving design-related issues as needed.
  • Stay abreast of emerging technologies and best practices in modular manufacturing, continuously seeking opportunities to innovate and improve our modular solutions.
  • Interprets piping and instrument diagrams, site layouts, equipment layouts, piping plan drawings, process flow diagrams, specifications, bills of materials, and GA drawings with respect to packaged equipment system designs
  • Creates 3D models and layouts including mating surfaces, finding correct library parts, performing extrusions, creating assemblies, exploded view diagrams with BOM’s
  • Provide high quality outputs within schedule and manpower budget commitments
  • Adhere to company policies, procedures, and safety regulations at all times, promoting a culture of compliance and excellence in modular design and manufacturing.
  • Other tasks as assigned by TAS.

JOB SKILLS:

  • Proficiency in CAD software (e.g., SolidWorks, AutoCAD, Revit) and other relevant design tools.
  • Strong knowledge of manufacturing processes, materials, and assembly techniques, with a focus on modular construction methods.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail, with the ability to translate conceptual ideas into practical, manufacturable designs.
  • Effective communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work cross-functionally and interact with stakeholders at all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, prioritize tasks, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Passion for innovation, sustainability, and continuous improvement in modular manufacturing practices.
  • Experience with weldments, pipe routing, and designing skids and piping
  • Experience in package/plant designs and layouts with broad knowledge of technical applications, maintenance, operation, and clearance constraints of structural, mechanical, controls, and electrical equipment systems
  • Knowledgeable of codes typically applicable to TAS equipment including NEC, IEC, ASME, AISC, AWS, UMC, OSHA, and building codes etc.
  • A self-starter and highly skilled designer capable of performing all design and modeling tasks required for delivering production level drawings to purchasing and production departments with limited direction

EDUCATION & TRAINING:

  • Associates degree in a technical discipline or graphics design with proven experience (3+ years) in modular design, manufacturing, or related roles

Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Design, or related field

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Position is at least 80% to 95% at a desk working with computer. Ability to exert up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Performs other physical activities including use of fingers, sitting, stooping, bending, crouching, talking, hearing, and performing repetitive motions. Visual acuity requirements include color, depth perception and field of vision necessary to prepare and analyze data and figures, operate a computer terminal, and conduct extensive reading. The incumbent will be subject to inside environmental conditions.

COMPANY OVERVIEW:

Join a team driven to excel in all that we do! When you join TAS, you join a Houston-headquartered private company with a solid reputation built on outstanding value, integrity, and customer focus. We offer our customers and employees the best of both worlds: a small company feel with the resources, talent, process, and international reach of a large company.

TAS delivers innovative packaged modular systems that are engineered and manufactured in one of our Houston, TX facilities and utilized in data centers, power, and commercial/industrial utility system applications. TAS has successfully delivered and commissioned over 520 packages to over 33 countries. The company is headquartered in Houston, TX and has three ISO 9001 certified manufacturing facilities in Houston, encompassing 1.2M sq. feet with close proximity to major shipping ports and interstate highways. TAS manages all logistics and transportation facilitating accelerated construction at customer’s facilities.

TAS’ fastest growing business is the data center market. By applying deep expertise in cooling, thermodynamics, and power, TAS has developed an entire product line that revolutionizes data center delivery.

With our tremendous market potential, advanced technological systems, entrepreneurial culture as well as a talented and productive workforce, we continue to set and exceed aggressive market penetration and financial goals. More information is available at the company website at: www.tas.com.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: TAS has implemented a non-smoking hiring policy effective January 1, 2012 under which Individuals considered for employment will need to pass a drug test which includes a nicotine panel.

The above declarations are not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job described, nor are they intended to be such a listing of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Rather, they are intended only to describe the general nature of the job.

Applications and resumes will be kept on file for a limited time and that the Company is under no duty or obligation to contact applicants if they are not selected for the job applied for or if other jobs become available in the future. Applicants that desire to apply for a job that becomes available at the Company in the future, should submit a new employment application or resume.

TAS Energy Inc. guarantees equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.

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