IDEX Senior Mechanical Engineer (West Jordan, UT) in West Jordan, Utah
Title: Senior Mechanical Engineer (West Jordan, UT)
Business Unit: Trebor
8100 South 1300 West
West Jordan, Utah, 84088
IDEX (NYSE: IEX) is a company that has undoubtedly touched your life in some way. In fact, we make thousands of products that are mission critical components in everyday activities. If you or a family member is battling cancer or another life-threatening disease, your doctor may have tested your DNA in a quest to find the best targeted medicine for you. It’s likely your DNA test was run on equipment that contains components made by our IDEX Health & Science team. You can enjoy fresh fruits and vegetables thanks in part to Banjo, an IDEX company. Banjo valves are used on the agriculture sprayers that apply fertilizer on crops. And if you were ever in a car accident, the Hurst Jaws of Life®/LUKAS® tool may have rescued you. Founded in 1988 with three small, entrepreneurial manufacturing companies, we’re proud to say that we now call 40 diverse businesses around the world part of the IDEX family. With 7,000 employees and manufacturing operations in more than 20 countries, IDEX is a high-performing, global $2+ billion company committed to making trusted solutions that improve lives. For more information, visit www.idexcorp.com.
The Senior Mechanical Engineer implements assigned projects to meet product technical goals. Modifies existing or develops configured product solutions for specialized applications. Assumes technical project management responsibility for engineering projects moderately complex in depth and breadth. Applies sound engineering judgment and leadership in evaluating and applying various mechanical, material, fabrication, and testing technologies. Qualifies products that meet customer expectations for release to manufacturing.
Essential Job Functions:
Through the development of new or modification of existing parts, products, and technologies, creates innovative fluid system solutions to meet business objectives.
Applies analytical, modeling, and prototyping skills to prove the feasibility of a solution and develop a
marketable and manufacturable product.
Follows procedures and applies project management skills to move developments from the initial concept
through the development of a specification, identification of the critical to customer quality requirements, design and prototyping, and qualifications, tooling, and initial production run steps of the product introduction process.
Coordinates cross-departmental support that is required to complete project tasks on time and within the project expense, capital, and unit cost budgets.
Mentors project team members and other technical staff in planning, evaluating, and performing
Evaluates potential new suppliers and qualifies new components and tools for use in production.
Supports marketing and sales activities with technical expertise in the company product lines and technologies.
Reduces R&D process time significantly and is positioned as the expert.
Maintains awareness of company goals, strategies, and new market developments.
Identifies potential areas for new technology or product development necessary to meet trends in Trebor's target markets.
Utilize Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing tools, as applicable to reduce process variation, eliminate non-value added activities and defects and improve customer satisfaction.
Provides accurate and timely technical information through technical documents and ECNs.
Performs work in a timely manner by shipping prototype on time, meeting project transition target dates, and responding to engineering requests by the committed date.
Maintain and control financial impact of projects by meeting cost targets to achieve company target gross margins, completing projects to achieve company new product sales targets, and keeping project
expenses at or below target for each project phase.
Performs engineering and mathematical calculations as required.
Develops design concepts using CAD and solid modeling.
Generate drawings that are suitable for production and inspection in accordance with quality policy.
Procures parts for projects departmental supplies, and production of special components following standard procedures.
Maintains awareness of advances in design and manufacturing tools, materials, and practices.
Participation in at least one Kaizen event or on at least one Six Sigma project team annually.
Qualifications: MSME, BSME or related degree required.
Minimum of 8 - 10+ years experience with mechanical assemblies used in fluid systems or pneumatic
Experience with molded and machined plastics, machined and formed metals, and assembly techniques preferred.
Four to 6+ years experience in product and process design and/or technology and project management
Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with customers, suppliers, and co-workers.
Ability to travel internationally is highly preferred.
Must have authorization to work in the United States, and be able to have lawful access to controlled technology as required for this position.
IDEX is an equal opportunity employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled