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IDEX Manufacturing Engineer in Denver, Colorado

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 (https://www.idexcorp.com/our-businesses/business-segments/) around the globe, chances are, we have something special for you.

SUMMARY OF JOB RESPONSIBILITIES :

As a Manufacturing Engineer you will help direct, coordinate and actively participate in creating a sustainable culture of continuous improvement with focus on manufacturing processes and supporting infrastructure (process monitoring, process technology development, SPC, PM development, training). Key Responsibilities include assessment of the current manufacturing infrastructure and activities, development of the future state vision, and execution to reach future state. The role encompasses all product segments within the Denver Plant and may interact with other Band-It plants around the world regarding equipment & process standardization. The Manufacturing Engineer will meet key Safety, Quality, Delivery, and Cost targets. The Manufacturing Engineer will also prioritize and deploy Lean tools across the factory to implement process and product improvements.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assess current state of manufacturing equipment and systems and drive future state vision of standardized manufacturing hardware and software (controls and networking / data architecture).

  • Work across functions (maintenance, Tool & die, manufacturing personnel) to develop, document and standardize processes and procedures for current products and equipment (Setup, Change over, Trouble-shooting / Response Flow Checklists (RFC’s))

  • Confer with sales, planning and design staff concerning product design and tooling to ensure efficient production methods and quality results.

  • Lead cross-functional teams in the analysis of equipment / process problems to reduce defects and unscheduled downtime

  • Identify root cause and develop / implement cost effective process changes

  • Lead / Role model a disciplined approach to equipment / process change control methodology

  • Lead process development and optimization of new production equipment and machines

  • Work with department supervisors, maintenance and manufacturing personnel to develop and document and standardize processes and procedures for current products and equipment (Setup, Change over, Trouble-shooting, & PM’s)

  • Assist with training operators on processes and procedures

  • Train and mentor employees in improvement techniques to build a stronger lean / continuous improvement culture

  • Assist in support documentation of processes to maintain conformity throughout production (i.e. process maps, dashboards, FMEAs, and control plans)

  • Develop IQ, OQ, PQ methodology for new equipment / process builds

  • Other duties assigned by Manager

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND REQUIRED ABILITIES:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Excellent computer and technological skills, including high proficiency in Microsoft Office Applications preferred

  • Demonstrated experience of mechanical, electrical, controls systems design and layout in CAD (Solidworks)

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Industrial/Manufacturing Engineering, or a related field from an accredited college or university

  • 1 year of related professional work experience

  • Experience in a high volume (>400,000 units per day) manufacturing environment a plus

  • Demonstrated experience in process improvements

  • Lean Certification a plus

Essential Functions:

The physical demands and work environment 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.

Physical Demands:

  • Majority of time is spent sitting and standing

  • Requires use of hands and arms at least 60% of the time

  • Lifting requirements are generally less than 10 lbs. Manual lifting could reach the company maximum of 35 lbs.

Work Environment:

  • Climate-controlled office environment.

  • Noise exposure is light to moderate.

Mental/Visual Demands:

  • Close vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus are necessary to perform the job functions.

KEY COMPETENCIES:

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies to perform the essential functions of this position.

  • Problem Solving: The individual participates in the continuous improvement process by attending meetings and presenting problems and possible solutions to the appropriate personnel.

  • Interpersonal Skills: The individual remains open to others’ ideas and exhibits willingness to try new things.

  • Relationships with Others: The individual works effectively and relates well with others, including superiors and colleagues. The employee exhibits a professional manner in dealing with others and works, to maintain constructive working relationships.

  • Communication and Contact: The individual communicates effectively both verbally and in writing with superiors, colleagues, and individuals inside the Company.

  • Planning/Organizing: The individual prioritizes and plans work activities, uses time efficiently and develops realistic action plans.

  • Quality Control: The individual demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness and monitors own work to ensure quality.

  • Adaptability: The individual adapts to changes in the work environment, rotates into other functions as required and manages competing demands and is able to deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events.

  • Dependability : The individual is consistently at work and on time, follows instructions, responds to management direction and solicits feedback to improve performance. The individual completes all duties as assigned, trains as required, and rotates into other departments as required.

  • Safety and Security: The individual actively promotes and personally observes all safety procedures. The individual complies with Environmental, Safety, and Hazardous Communications requirements.

  • We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

Compensation:

  • Target Salary: $70,000-$85,000 depending on experience

  • Bonus: This position is eligible to participate in our annual bonus program

  • Benefits: Health (medical, dental, vision) insurance, 401(k) retirement savings program with company match, etc.

  • More information of our benefits and rewards can be found on our careers page: https://www.idexcorp.com/careers/our-benefit-and-rewards/

BAND-IT IDEX Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to workforce diversity

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).

Business Unit: Band-It

Job Segment: FSD Fire & Safety/Diversified Products

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