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IDEX Senior Systems Engineer in Wooster, Ohio

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Responsible for design, integration, and project management of custom engineered systems for remote controlled monitors for the industrial market. Duties include but are not limited to, hardware engineering, develop custom software for site specific requirements and integration, on site start-up, and customer training and after sales technical support.

REPORTS TO (Title) :

Manager Industrial Systems Engineered Solutions


  • Design manage and commission custom control systems for remote controlled fire monitors based upon customer supplied specifications.

  • Generate project system quotes based on engineering specifications and customer requests

  • Interface with customers and internal Akron Brass personnel to ensure that all aspects of the project expectations are met regarding design, budget, timeline and customer expectations.

  • Generate purchase requisitions for project related 3rd party purchases

  • Design and develop custom PLC and HMI operating software

  • Work with multiple integration engineers to develop custom communication protocols


  • Requires exceptional communication, presentation, and people skills

  • Excellent organizational skills

  • Ability to work with short deadlines

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities

  • Ability to work in changing Industrial environments

  • Coordinate and perform acceptance and qualification testing.

  • Hands-on experience with the assembly, test and troubleshooting of electrical control systems, PLC’s, networks, motions control.

  • Superior people skills: Internal and external – including international customers and sales reps

  • Timely response to after sale customer requirements

  • Analyze field problems remotely (most times via telephone) and recommend corrective action; both to the customer and AB engineers

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office and Excel

  • Proficient with AutoCAD


Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering or technology and 5+ years’ experience or in lieu of education 10+ years’ experience with the following:

  • Proven leadership ability, as well as project management skills, that can execute multiple projects and customers simultaneously, while concurrently meeting specifications, costs, and timelines.

  • History of success achieving key performance metrics.

  • Experience working with end users, consulting engineers & skilled trade contractors.

  • Extensive knowledge in PLC programming and integration across multiple platforms

  • Extensive knowledge in HMI programming and integration across multiple platforms

  • Drawing generation using Autodesk ACAD

  • Specifying 3rd party hardware and software for project specific requirements, obtaining costs and generating purchase requisitions

  • Directing integrators on the assembly and test of project specific electrical control panels

  • Troubleshooting system problems either onsite or remotely

  • Self-motivated, ability to work independently without help or limited supervision

  • Talking to and expressing ideas to other engineers, internal or external, and be objective yet firm to allow for the best possible outcome on any given situation


  • Typical office environment when working at the Akron Brass facility. However, this job requires travel to jobsites anywhere in the world. Jobsites are typically refineries, chemical plants, wastewater treatment plants and on navel or commercial ships. Long hours in the elements, heat and cold, can be expected with little to no help. Climbing to heights up to 60ft may be required. Exposure to Hydrofluoric acid, Hydrogen sulfide and various hydrocarbons is possible.

  • Drug and alcohol screening and background checks are requirements for entry into refineries and chemical plants. This is an ongoing process for each new plant entered and the engineer must be able to pass any of these screens or tests at any time.

  • The engineer must also be able to obtain a Transportation Workers Identification Card (TWIC) for entry into any U.S. plant residing on a waterway.

Prepared by:__ Reviewed by: __ Approved by: ____

Date: ___

The above statements reflect the general details necessary to describe the principal functions of the job and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the job.

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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: Akron Brass

Job Segment: FSD Fire & Safety/Diversified Products