IDEX Manufcturing Engineer-Middleboro MA in Middleboro, Massachusetts

Title: Manufcturing Engineer-Middleboro MA

Business Unit: IH&S (Middleboro)


16 Leona Drive

Middleboro, Massachusetts, 02346

United States

Function: Engineering


IDEX Health and Science in Middleboro manufactures highly respected fluidic components used in instruments that require precise, low-volume control for sample processing, chromatographic separation, sample chemistries, and other analytical tasks performed with fluids. The Middleboro business offers standard and custom products known for best-in-class fluidic performance.We leverage our engineering and manufacturing expertise to improve the portfolio through innovation to stay ahead of market trends, like higher pressure, biocompatible materials and dispense precision.


This position is responsible for design, development, and maintenance of processes, equipment, and tooling, to ensure products can be manufactured repeatedly at desired cost targets and acceptable quality levels.Responsible for managing projects into manufacturing readiness stage through Product Development Process.

Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Develop innovative solutions to improve production rates and quality of output.

  • Work with R&D Engineering to aid in design for manufacturing (DFM) processes for new products.

  • Develop best practices, routines, and process documentation and operating instructions.

  • Create plans, tooling and equipment to improve efficiency and productivity on existing products with increasing demands.

  • Detect and analyze defective materials found in process, determine root causes, and direct rework of any non-conforming parts.

  • Use Lean tools and Six Sigma to lead improvement initiatives throughout the facility.

  • Lead necessary containment for all products upon learning of issue or potential issue with products.

  • Implement corrective actions with appropriate personnel and update necessary work instructions.

  • Generate required reports to communicate resolution with customer.

  • Support the qualification of new parts/materials, and machine validation through FAI/capability analysis, or equivalent.

  • Support the development, evaluation, improvement and documentation of manufacturing processes for repeatability that meet our quality, cost, cycle-time and safety needs (including process control techniques).This may include new products.

  • Preparation of Capital Appropriation Requests (CAR’s).

  • Special projects as needed to support operations and our customers including those which require additional work hours, travel, and training.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering.

  • Demonstrated proficiency with PC, Microsoft Office, SolidWorks/CAD, and Minitab.

  • Strong problem solving, analytical and technical skills.

  • Creative thinker with well-developed interpersonal skills and effective communicator.

  • High level of self-initiative and dependability.

  • High energy level and drive to finish projects or issues.

  • Committed to work additional hours to support customer deadlines.


  • 5 + years of “hands-on” experience in a manufacturing environment.

  • Hands on experience in Injection Molding processing.

  • Comprehensive knowledge of quality practices, tools, and specifications.

  • Experience in leading investigation, root cause and risk analysis.

  • Experience working with JD Edwards or similarenterprise resource planningsoftware.

  • Familiar with ergonomic practices.

  • Experience generating specifications, purchasing and implementation of automated equipment.

  • Experience in implementation and maintenance of high volume automation.


  • Required to lift boxes weighing over 25 lbs. on a regular basis.

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus from reading a computer screen to focusing on the other normal activities of this position.


The information on this job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this role at the Middleboro facility of IDEX Health & Science. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” employment relationship.

IDEX is an equal opportunity employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

REQ ID: 1752