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IDEX Sr. Design Engineer in Rutherford, New Jersey

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.

Airtech, Inc., a business unit of IDEX, is a leading global designer and manufacturer of vacuum pumps, blowers and vacuum and compressor systems. Located in Rutherford, NJ, Airtech’s unique custom solutions approach and willingness to design and build for our customers’ needs differentiates us from our competition.


Provides technical and design support on all existing product lines. Creates or modifies product designs to improve quality, manufacturability or cost. Drafts detailed mechanical drawings using standards, materials’ references, drawings and related specifications used in planning and production of Company products.


  • Reviews product designs for compliance with engineering principles, company standards and customer requirements.

  • Updates or creates new drawings using Pro/Engineer Creo.

  • Collaborates with integral functions to verify work and assess the impact of drawing changes (throughout the entire “family” of drawings to include all references).

  • Gathers all necessary information to change a current product design. Combines various details from preliminary sketches, drawings, specifications and other data received from engineering and/or manufacturing to make required calculations and create final drawings for manufacture.

  • May select material and design the product so it can be manufactured in accordance with financial budgets and required time frames.

  • Using Pro/Engineer Creo, drafts detailed drawings of mechanical items according to standard industry procedures (assembly drawings, explosion drawings, parts drawings, etc).

  • Participates in the PI (Product Improvement) process to maintain the integrity of the engineering change documentation and all engineering drawings/BOM’s (Bills of Material).

  • Consults, supervises & supports during production validation runs to ensure product is being built in accordance to engineering documentation.

  • Updates documentation as required based upon production validation run results.

  • Responsible for tracking design changes impacting BOM and managing the BOM through the stages of the development process.

  • May help design prototypes or modifications to existing product.

  • May translate information from vendor drawings to detailed engineering drawings.

  • May assist in taking field measurements and translating same to drawings. Processes print reproductions, files drawings, maintains related catalog files and makes prints for distribution.

  • Maintains knowledge of plant’s processes, techniques, tools, materials, machines and equipment.

  • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty 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.

  • Communication skills; both verbally and in writing

  • Ability to apply knowledge of mathematics and utilize basic measurements instrumentation

  • Ability to read and understand engineering drawings

  • Excellent problem-solving skills Well-developed organizational skills

  • Must be detail-oriented, with the ability to manage multiple priorities

  • Must be able to work autonomously and liaise effectively with colleagues in many other departments

  • Be creative and able to adapt design theory to the design of a physical product. Displays working knowledge of Pro/Engineer Creo and PC operating systems and application software including word processing, spreadsheet and graphic programs.


  • BA/BS degree, preferably in Mechanical Engineering

  • 7+ years relevant manufacturing experience

  • Must have rotating equipment experience

  • Proficiency in drafting software Pro/Engineer Creo

PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands 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.

While performing duties of the job, employee is required to sit; use hands to handle objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Office and shop floor working environment. Noise level may be moderate to high at times Required to wear safety glasses and utilize other safety equipment as required while present on the shop floor.

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: Airtech

Job Segment: HST Health & Science Technologies