IDEX Mechanical Engineer (Rohnert Park, CA) in Rohnert Park, California

Location:

600 Park Court

Rohnert Park, California, 94927

United States

Business Unit: IH&S (Analytical Instruments)

Title: Mechanical Engineer (Rohnert Park, CA)

Function: Engineering

Description:

BUSINESS UNIT

IDEX Health & Science, LLC

JOB TITLE

Mechanical Engineer

LOCATION

Rohnert Park, California

REPORTS TO

Engineering Manger

ENTERPRISE OVERVIEW (IDEX)

IDEX Corporation is a leading manufacturer of diversified products in

industries ranging across health, science, safety, fire, and fluidics.

Operating in 24 countries, IDEX is an innovative and rapidly growing

company, focused on delivering excellence through diverse, winning teams.

With a strong reputation for providing career growth opportunities, IDEX is

a lean, non-bureaucratic and high performing environment. We’re a global

provider of applied solutions serving a variety of markets. These include

life science and medical technologies, process industry and infrastructure

related applications, industrial/municipal fire, and rescue - to name just

a few.

BUSINESS UNIT OVERVIEW (IDEX HEALTH & SCIENCE)

IDEX Health & Science is the global authority in fluidics and optics,

bringing life to advanced opto-fluidic technologies with our products,

people, and engineering expertise. We are respected worldwide for solving

complex problems and delivering complete path innovation for analytical,

diagnostic and biotechnology applications for the life sciences market. As

a genuine and trustworthy partner, we solve our customers’ most demanding

challenges with the industry’s most extensive portfolio of state-of-the-art

components and capabilities that are unrivaled in breadth, quality,

performance, and design. Our vision of the complete path goes far beyond

just meeting our customers’ needs — it anticipates them, with intelligent

solutions for life. We here at IH&S specialize in the assembly of

Fluidic Valves, Fluidic Connections, Optical Systems, Optical Filters,

UHPLC Fittings, Degassing Solutions, Custom Design, Fluidics Design, Optics

Solutions, Microfluidics, Manifolds, HPLC, UHPLC, Tubing, Fittings, and

Low-Pressure Connections.

POSITION SUMMARY

  • Lead the project release and engineering efforts for various line

extensions of the company’s new products

  • Manage project cross functional teams on a day-to-day basis, following

the IH&S Product Development Process

  • Work closely with key customers in support of application specific design

needs and product optimization

  • Work with suppliers to optimize new products for cost and

manufacturability

  • Conceive the mechanical design of fluid handling products with moderate

complexities including product concept and layout, product specifications,

design and testing, and material and fabrication process selection

typically utilizing SolidWorks solid modeling software

  • Develop and apply advanced Mechanical Engineering theories, methods, and

research techniques in the investigation and solution of technical problems

  • Create and complete verification test plans of fluid handling products

with the support of Quality

  • Interpretation of test results and translation of results into new

product design improvements

  • Evaluate and recommend new technologies and design approaches that meet

or exceed product requirements within cost targets.

SCOPE OF ROLE

  • Ability to lead projects and use of project management software

(Workfront is a plus)

  • Additional computer skills at an intermediate level: word processing,

spreadsheets, etc.

  • Background conducting Failure Mode Effects Analysis (DFMEA), and Design

for Manufacturability (DFM, six sigma, Poka-yoke—this is strongly

preferred)

  • Background leading small teams and developing/managing project schedules

  • Design experience to include machined metal and injection molded plastic

components

  • Experience interfacing with internal and external customers, and outside

suppliers

  • Familiarity with engineered materials such as plastics for molding and

machining, aluminum, stainless steel

  • Knowledge of low to medium volume manufacturing processes including metal

fabrication and plastic injection molding

  • Understanding of Design of Experiments (DOE) techniques (highly

desirable)

  • Must have excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Operates under limited supervision from Engineering Manager; exercises

independent judgment in developing methods, techniques and evaluation of

results. Interfaces within Engineering and all other departments

  • Proficiency creating verification plans and reports (DQ, IQ, OQ, PQ)

desirable

  • Proficiency with motorized mechanical assemblies

  • Skilled in Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) tolerance

stack creation and interpretation

  • Travel required 10% or less to suppliers and customers

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & KEY COMPETENCIES

  • Able to balance work between multiple projects

  • Electrical background (automation, familiarity with industrial

controllers and controller programming) is a strong plus

  • Experience with SolidWorks and EPDM in a network environment

  • Great mechanical understanding is needed

  • Knowledge of MS Office Software and Value Engineering

  • Strong organizational skills

  • The ability to visualize problems and solutions and work with and gather

data/run statistical analyses

Qualifications:

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  • BSME (or MSME desired, but not required)

  • General Mechanical Engineering expertise in all aspects of new commercial

product development. Fluid dynamics expertise is a plus

  • Minimum of 3+ years managing projects within a multi-discipline team as

well as general Mechanical Engineering investigation, research, and

problem-solving expertise (in all aspects of new commercial product

development)

  • 3D CAD experience required: SolidWorks preferred

ATTENTION APPLICANTS

If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable

accommodation to complete any part of the application process, please let

us know. Likewise, if you are limited in the ability to access or use this

online application process and need an alternative method for applying, we

will determine an alternate way for you to apply. Please contact our Talent

Acquisition Team at careers@idexcorp.com.

IDEX Health & Science (part of IDEX Corp.) is an Equal OpportunityEmployer committed to workforce diversity

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

REQ ID: 1545