IDEX Product Designer in Benton Harbor, Michigan
Title: Product Designer
Business Unit: Gast
2300 Hwy. M-139
Benton Harbor, Michigan, 49022
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
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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 at http://www.idexcorp.com/ .
Scope of Role:
Designs and/or modifies parts and assemblies on new and existing product to
customer requirements. Maintains and processes CAD and engineering
documentation. Supports business lines as well as internal and external
customers and suppliers to provide proper design requirements.
50% Designs and/or modifies parts and assemblies primarily using SOLIDWORKS
3D drawing tools to meet the customer’s requirements.
20% Provides creative cost effective recommendations to all requests,
including prototype, cost informational and engineering changes in a timely
15% Prepares information including tolerance stack-ups, design
calculations, detail sheets, modified prints and engineering standards per
engineer’s requests. Supports print /design reviews. Utilize Microsoft
Office (Excel and Word) to support design and engineering print creation
5% Provides training and consultation as required.
5% Responsible for project management.
5% Maintains, coordinates and processes routine engineering documentation
and performs other miscellaneous duties as required.
Physical/ Mental/ Environmental Requirements:
Proven dedication to continuous quality improvement. Demonstrated ability
to work well in a team environment. Thinks independently. Shows initiative,
anticipates and prevents problems. Mechanical aptitude and visual acuity.
Excellent analytical and interpersonal skills. Looks for improvements in
current designs. Works with people from other departments, works on a
minimum of 2 projects and a few simple jobs concurrently, effectively
handles their own workload, demonstrates follow through on projects,
recognizes patterns in solving problems, looks beyond the obvious, has
vision on how product design can evolve, manages change, poses diplomatic
skills and organizational skills. Persons occupying this position will be
expected to sign an Employee Inventions and Proprietary Information
Associates Degree in Design or a technically related field OR at leastfour (4) years product design experience, Bachelor’s Degree, MechanicalEngineering preferred
Proven working knowledge of Geometric Design and Tolerances (GD&T)
Demonstrated ability to operate 2D and 3D CAD system to design andcomponents
Ability to apply proper detailing requirements to engineering printsand perform accurate tolerance stack-up calculations
Fluency in SOLIDWORKS with strong component and assembly modeling
FEA, CFD, and additional simulation experience a plus
The intent of this job description is to provide a representativesummary of the essential duties and responsibilities performed byincumbents of this job. Incumbents may be requested to performjob-related tasks other than those specifically presented.
IDEX is an equal opportunity employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled