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IDEX Mechanical Designer 1 in Westwood, Massachusetts

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Position Summary

The mission of the Mechanical Designer 1 on the Microfluidics Team is to work closely with the Microfluidics Engineering, Sales, and Waterloo Factory teams to ensure prompt, accurate completion of 3D Solid Models, drawing packages, Bills of Materials, and related engineering documents.

Essential Functions

  • Designs customized hardware to meet customers’ needs based on the company’s requirements

  • Generates accurate models and detailed drawings using Solidworks and AutoCAD

  • Ensures drawings, models, and Bills of Materials are turned over to manufacturing on-time with high accuracy.

  • Works collaboratively with marketing and sales to meet customer / market design requirements

  • Works closely with vendors and manufacturing to assemble and test equipment

  • Ensures that all projects are accurately documented in timely fashion

  • Other duties, as assigned

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities


  • Associates or Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent engineering experience in a related field.


  • 1 to 2 + years of professional mechanical design experience

  • Prior experience in a manufacturing environment is desired.


  • Demonstrated ability and experience working in a dynamic, deadline-oriented environment is required.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication and organizational skills are required.

  • Proficiency with 3D Solidworks and 2D CAD

  • Ability to design and document mechanical elements and integrate into final assemblies and systems

  • Ability to execute engineering change orders and manage related tasks

  • Able to generate and compile engineering documents and turn over packages, design qualifications, IQOQ, Traceability matrices, manuals etc.

  • Ability to manage multiple projects

  • Ability to utilize logic, along with mechanical experience to solve problems

  • Should be familiar with document vaulting programs

  • Knowledge of materials, mechanisms and pneumatics

  • Good written and oral communication skills

  • A Customer Obsession and Continuous Improvement Mindset is required.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications is required.

  • Familiarity with ERP Systems strongly desired. Infor Visual Manufacturing experience preferred.

Physical Environment and Environmental Factors

  • Regularly works in an office setting.

  • Frequently required to stand, sit, talk, and hear

  • Must be able to work in front of a computer for a large portion of the day

  • May occasionally lift up to 20lbs

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).

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