IDEX Electrical Engineer in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Title: Electrical Engineer

Business Unit: Corken


3805 NW 36th ST.

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 73112

United States

Function: Engineering


Corken, Inc. is an 94 year old company located in Oklahoma City, OK. Corken is recognized as a global leader in the manufacture of industrial compressors, pumps, and accessories for LPG, anhydrous ammonia and other volatile and toxic liquids and gases. Corken, Inc. is a Business Unit within IDEX Corporation’s Energy & Fuels platform. Energy & Fuels is a set of six companies who specialize in the movement, measurement and management of high value fluids with a worldwide presence.


The Electrical Engineer will be involved in the design and sustainment of a new product platform for the IDEX Corporation interacting with engineering, operations and commercial personnel to become a subject matter expect (SME) on the product family design. Upon the launch of the first product, this position will help support the sustainment and improvement of the design, working closely on the manufacturing / quality side of the product, while applying the learnings to help define, develop and produce a platform of products.

Essential Functions

  • Design new products and redesign / modify existing components and products, following a New Product Development (NPD) Milestone process

  • Work as a team to define the electronic controls system requirements including detailed electronic requirements

  • Utilization of the agile process to meet product design specifications on time and on budget

  • Accurately document designs and rational for design decisions to result in robust designs

  • Successfully communicate to peers and managers design details, concerns and tradeoffs

  • Determine and verify the electronic control system requirements by analysis and modeling using simulation tools such as MATLAB, Spice, Altium, etc.

  • Monitor and research industry advances related to electronic controls system including electronic development

  • Design, model, implement, and test the electronic control system including:

  • Schematic design and PCB layout functions.

  • Design Power, Digital and Analog electronics.

  • Read and analyze ANSI C/C++ and VHDL/Verilog software

  • Lead/mentor junior engineers in the product design and development process

  • Lead the requirements analysis process at a Product, System, Sub-System and Component level

  • Develop and maintain project Schedules

  • Lead/support product design reviews

  • Lead quality improvement initiatives for legacy products

  • Engage with Product Management to identify and analyze customer needs; develop business cases and product specifications

  • Develop design verification and validation plans for hardware; perform verification and validation tests documenting the test results

  • Support (technical and engineering) marketing, field service, sales and customers regarding technical information and engineering problems

  • Investigate/create engineering change requests to improve product, correct errors, facilitate production, and reduce cost (RCCM Root Cause / Counter Measure)

  • Interface with regulatory agencies to gain appropriate approvals (Weights and Measures, Electrical Safety, Hazardous Location Approvals) on new products

  • Performs other duties as required

  • Responsible for aiding in own self-development by being available and receptive to all training made available by the company

  • Plans daily activities within the guidelines of company policy, job description, and supervisor’s instruction in such a way as to maximize personal output

  • Responsible for keeping own immediate work area in a neat and orderly condition to ensure safety to self and co-workers


Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or Mathematics with computer emphasis

  • 5 years of experience in working on a multi-functional team developing new products

  • 7 years of experience in embedded system electronic design

  • Proficiency reading and debugging electrical designs

  • Experience preferably in the Instrumentation/Metrology/Process control industry

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Previous direct customer interface experience to define specifications and troubleshoot problems

  • Previous experience working with open & closed loop systems

  • Hardware architecture design experience

  • Knowledge of advanced microcontrollers designs

  • Design experience with electromechanical devices

  • Familiar with Industrial Serial Communication electronic design

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

  • Open minded to new approaches and is capable of out-of-the box thinking

  • Ability to communicate and motivate others towards a common goal

  • Works with a sense of urgency; action oriented

  • Proven problem solving skills

  • Excellent communication skills; spoken, written, and design/code documentation

  • Demonstrate good organizational skills and good follow-up techniques

  • Must be able to multitask

  • Demonstrate responsibility, respect, dependability, patience, and productivity in order to create a positive work environment

  • Ability to take analysis to diagnosis to implementation

  • Problem solver with excellent technical ability

Supervisory Responsibility


Work Environment

Exposure to manufacturing environments. Noise level may vary from moderate office environment to noisy/loud in the manufacturing area. Proper use of safety equipment such as steel-toed shoes, goggles, safety glasses, gloves, apron and face shield must be observed.


Up to 50% working with IDEX Energy Group facilities, technical consultants and suppliers. International travel required.

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

REQ ID: 2042