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IDEX Manufacturing Engineer in Cedar Falls, Iowa

If you’re looking for a special place to build or grow your career, you’ve found it. Whether you’re an experienced professional, a recent college graduate or somewhere in between, IDEX is a place where you can apply your existing skills and learn new ones in an environment where you can make an impact.

With interesting opportunities in engineering, marketing, sales, supply chain, operations, HR, finance, and more across more than 40 diverse businesses ( around the globe, chances are, we have something special for you.


Analyze, evaluate, plan, specify, and develop manufacturing processes using initiative, imagination, and judgment under general technical direction and supervision.


  • Observe machines and equipment for malfunction and works in tandem with the maintenance team to troubleshoot issues

  • Carry out process improvement, problem resolution, Capital project management, and employee training

  • Improve manufacturing processes and methods for cost reduction, quality improvement and efficiency

  • Prepare and assist plans for the above and coordinate development including training of team members

  • Assist in improving a system of production control, standard operating procedures, safety, quality control and training

  • Assist the preparation of detailed layouts of buildings and equipment

  • Coordinate the manufacturing launch of new/revised manufactured parts and equipment

  • Cost justify tools, machinery and equipment for recommended manufacturing methods

  • Perform process analysis for cost reduction, quality improvements, and improved efficiencies

  • Maintain detailed knowledge of conventional and NC/CNC manufacturing equipment and time standards techniques, and observe work in these areas as needed

  • Assist on S.P.C. projects to provide product or process feasibility and complete various assigned capital research and development programs

  • Represents the Value Stream on cross-functional teams


  • BA or BS degree in Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering or similar, or combination of equivalent education and experience required.

  • Minimum one year of experience in a manufacturing environment using Continuous Improvement and Lean principles

  • CAM experience preferred


  • Requires the ability to manage multiple projects in a systematic and orderly manner.


  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products including, but not limited to, Word, Excel, and Outlook.


  • Ability to move within office and manufacturing complex, write by hand and keyboard, and perform general office functions.

  • Ability to communicate by speech and hearing via phone and in person.

  • Visual acuity needed for close detail work and computer use.

  • General manufacturing, warehouse and office environment.


  • Must have the ability to effectively communicate with customers, suppliers and all levels of corporate and company personnel.

  • Requires frequent contact with personnel from all departments and at all management levels and outside vendors.

Are you ready to join a different kind of company where our people, our culture, and our commitments are centered around providing trusted solutions that improve lives around the world?

IDEX is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer. IDEX gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other consideration or protected category made unlawful by federal, state or local laws (Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled).

Job Family: Engineering

Business Unit: Viking Pump

Job Segment: FMT Fluid & Metering Technologies