IDEX Manufacturing Engineer in Middleborough, Massachusetts
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IDEX Health & Science LLC-(Middleboro)
Quality Assurance and Manufacturing Engineering (QA/ME) Manager, Middleboro
IDEX HEALTH & SCIENCE, LLC
IDEX Health & Science is the global leader in life science fluidics, microfluidics, and optics, offering a three-fold advantage to customers by bringing optofluidic paths to life with strategic partnerships, solutions, and expertise. As one of the few companies in the world with component, sub-system, and application-level experts, IDEX Health & Science helps instrument developers solve the most demanding fluidic and optical challenges in a wide array of applications. With over 1,200 employees around the world, we believe partnership will change the way the world innovates, leading to new technologies that improve our health, protect our planet, and enrich our lives. For more information visit: www.idex-hs.com
Our fluidics team is located across Oak Harbor, WA, Rohnert Park, CA, Bristol, CT, and Middleboro, MA. At IDEX Health & Science, we don’t just build components; we also create innovative solutions that maximize performance and enable complete optimization of the fluidic pathway. Product lines include: Column Hardware, Degassers, Fluidic Connections, Manifolds, Pumps, Pump Components, Sensors, RI Detectors, and Valves.
ABOUT IDEX CORPORATION
IDEX Corporation, based in Lake Forest, Illinois (suburb of Chicago), is a $2.2 billion engineered solutions company. The company operates globally across a variety of markets, including: Agriculture, Analytical Instrumentation, Food and Beverage, Chemical Processing, Clinical Diagnostics, Custom Precision Dispensing, Fire & Rescue, Fuels & Energy, Medical, Sanitary, Semiconductor and Water.
These businesses comprise a strong platform for growth at IDEX. IDEX is committed to strategic (organic and acquisitive) growth across the business. With a strong balance sheet, IDEX is in a very good position to make strategic acquisitions going forward. At the same time, IDEX is committed to finding value and has no interest in overpriced acquisitions for the sake of top line growth alone. As the company continues to evolve and grow, it will be an exciting and rewarding environment for the strategic, results-oriented, and emotionally intelligent business leader.
SCOPE OF THE ROLE
This position is responsible for design, development, and maintenance of processes, equipment, and tooling, to ensure products can be manufactured repeatedly at desired cost targets and acceptable quality levels. Responsible for managing projects into manufacturing readiness stage through Product Development Process.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & REQUIRED ABILITIES
Work with R&D Engineering to aid in design for manufacturing (DFM) processes for new products.
Develop best practices, routines, and process documentation and operating instructions.
Create plans, tooling, and equipment to improve efficiency and productivity on existing products with increasing demands.
Detect and analyze defective materials found in process, determine root causes, and direct rework of any non-conforming parts.
Use Lean tools and Six Sigma to lead improvement initiatives throughout the facility.
Lead necessary containment for all products upon learning of issue or potential issue with products.
Implement corrective actions with appropriate personnel and update necessary work instructions.
Generate required reports to communicate resolution with customer.
Support the qualification of new parts/materials, and machine validation through FAI/capability analysis, or equivalent.
Support the development, evaluation, improvement, and documentation of manufacturing processes for repeatability that meet our quality, cost, cycle-time, and safety needs (including process control techniques). This may include new products.
Preparation of Capital Appropriation Requests (CAR’s).
Special projects as needed to support operations and our customers including those which require additional work hours, travel, and training.
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering.
Demonstrated proficiency with PC, Microsoft Office, SolidWorks/CAD, and Minitab.
Basic knowledge of lean manufacturing (SMED, TPM, 5S, JIT, ETC.)
Basic knowledge of inspection measurement systems.
Strong problem solving, analytical and technical skills.
Creative thinker with well-developed interpersonal skills and effective communicator.
High level of self-initiative and dependability.
High energy level and drive to finish projects or issues.
5 + years of “hands-on” experience in hard materials manufacturing environment (Ceramics, Ruby, Sapphire, Glass, etc.).
Experience with grinding and lapping equipment.
Experience working with super precision tolerances.
Comprehensive knowledge of quality practices, tools, and specifications (SPC, PFMEA, flow charts, etc.).
Experience in leading investigation, root cause and risk analysis.
Experience working with JD Edwards or similar enterprise resource planning software.
Familiar with ergonomic practices.
Experience generating specifications, purchasing and implementation of automated equipment including IQOQPQ.
Experience in implementation and maintenance of high-volume automation.
The information on this job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this role at the Middleboro facility of IDEX Health & Science. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” employment relationship.
IDEX Health & Science LLC., a Unit of IDEX Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to workforce diversity.
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).
Business Unit: IH&S (Middleboro)
Job Segment: HST Health & Science Technologies