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IDEX Manufacturing Engineer in Boulder, Colorado

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Advanced Thin Films is looking for Manufacturing Engineer with a passion for solving problems and collaborating with teams. In this role the manufacturing engineer supports production through application of technical skills to optimize manufacturing processes for maximum efficiency, cost-effectiveness, and quality. Effectively identifies opportunities and determines priorities for improvement.


  • Identifies and drives continuous improvement for manufacturing

  • Responds to production product / process non-conformities, assisting production technicians as part of issue escalation

  • Conducts root cause analysis and develops effective countermeasures

  • Responsible for creating new product BOMs and routings in ERP system

  • Creates and manages timelines for projects

  • Creates and implements methodology for improved workflow and testing capabilities

  • Documents all procedures for newly developed processes and on-going projects

  • Creates metrics to track process capability and improvement

  • As needed creates or recommends creation of drawings for required jigs

  • Translates customer specifications into procedures to be performed by the department.

  • Interacts with various departments that impact production and process issues improve productivity and quality

  • Establishes, follows, and enforces all safety regulations

  • Utilizes data analysis techniques to prioritize solutions

  • Effectively communicates change at all levels in organization


  • Must have experience with Python

  • Work effectively with minimal supervision

  • Read and understand a variety of job-related instructions and documents, including blueprints

  • Collect, compile and understand basic mathematical calculations and statistical data

  • Set personal deadlines and project schedules

  • Develop, organize, prioritize, and manage projects and time

  • Document effectively

  • Demonstrate and practice a detail-oriented approach to work

  • Identify, research and resolve issues

  • Work well with time and production limitations

  • Acquire substantial knowledge of ATF's manufacturing processes, procedures and products

  • Demonstrate strong analytical and problem solving skills

  • Demonstrate knowledge and experience with optical test equipment

  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of a variety of database or process software

  • Work effectively without upper management direction

  • Demonstrate mechanical skill

  • Work with chemicals

  • Train employees in manufacturing and lean principles

  • Hands on approach to learning and teaching others


  • B.S. or higher in Industrial/Manufacturing Engineering or related field or the equivalence in work experience.

  • Two or more years experience in the field of manufacturing engineering. Familiar with using statistical process control or similar methods.

  • Lean Six Sigma certifications and use are preferred

Reporting and Location:

This position is based in Boulder, Colorado and reports to the Value Stream Manager or his/her designate.

Compensation Information:

Salary Range: $85 - 95k annually

Bonus: This position is eligible for company discretionary bonus

Our comprehensive U.S. benefit offerings include: Health benefits, 401(k) retirement savings program with company match, etc. and at least 80 hours of vacation, as well as holiday, personal and sick time.

More information on our benefits and rewards can be found on our career page:

IDEX is an equal opportunity employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

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).

Job Family: Engineering

Business Unit: Advanced Thin Films

Job Segment: HST Health & Science Technologies