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IDEX Manufacturing Engineer in Crawfordsville, Indiana

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About this company:

Banjo Corporation, a Liquid Handling Products Company, located outside of Indianapolis, IN, specializes in injection molding of glass-reinforced polypropylene with an excellent reputation for high quality. Banjo offers an extensive product line to a vast array of agricultural and industrial applications. Our products are marketed and sold all over the world and include: Valves, Manifold Systems, IBC/Tank Accessories, Line Strainers, and Pumps.

In business for over 60 years, Banjo is a Business Unit of IDEX Corporation which is based in Lake Forest, IL, and is an applied solutions company with 6,800 employees and operations on six continents.

Summary: Develops, implements and maintains methods, operation sequence and processes in the manufacturing or fabrication of finished valves, pumps, component and sub-assemblies. Interfaces with New Product Design Engineering on the readiness for manufacturing. Determines time standards, and makes recommendations for tooling and process equipment for new or existing lines. Evaluates, selects and purchases equipment that is most appropriate and cost effective for the manufacture of Banjo products. Oversees the installation, modification, upgrade and maintenance of equipment. Maintains current records on equipment and safety issues. Studies and ensures equipment performance and reliability to support customer requirements.

Major Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement process improvements to optimize productivity, reduce costs and cycle time.

  • Improving existing operations, incorporating new methods and processes.

  • Troubleshoot shop issues involving equipment, machinery and tooling and lead solution implementation.

  • Implement root cause analysis as needed.

  • Provide technical support for machinery and equipment to operators.

  • Specify and procure new fixtures, equipment and tooling needed to meet production and quality requirements.

  • Develop and maintain shop methods standard work and procedures.

  • Coordinate safety and ergonomic issues for Value Streams.

  • Support and/or lead Value Stream / Cell Implementation for continuous improvement and positive change.

  • Manage multiple projects by providing scheduling, resource management, budget control and Environment, Health & Safety (EHS) compliance.

  • Work with Design Engineering, Procurement, and Quality Assurance departments to resolve production issues and/or implement improvements.

  • Support New Product Development (NPD) process in manufacturability.

  • Assist in departmental/plant training on lean fundamentals.

  • Manage/update facility layout drawings as needed.

  • Prepare capital appropriation requests while quantifying the project business case and benefits

Minimum Requirements:

  • BS in Engineering degree and at least 5 years related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Experience with ERP System (preferred JDE)

  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook

  • Training in Six Sigma and/or other continuous process improvement processes

  • Experience with Autodesk Inventor software

  • Mechanical aptitude and good understanding of mechanical design principles

  • Project management training and/or experience

  • Ability to effectively work with cross-functional teams

  • Effective verbal & written communication skills

  • Results-oriented

  • Analytical

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 (NYSE: IEX) is a company that has undoubtedly touched your life in some way. In fact, IDEX businesses make thousands of products that are mission-critical components in everyday activities. Chances are the car you’re driving has a BAND-IT® clamp holding your side airbag safely in place. If you were ever in a car accident, a Hurst Jaws of Life® rescue tool may have saved your life. If you or a family member is battling cancer, 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 growing IDEX Health & Science team.

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