IDEX Manufacturing Engineer in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Title: Manufacturing 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 Manufacturing Engineer position develops and implements optimal, cost-effective manufacturing processes and methods in accordance with product specifications and quality standards; recommends and implements improvements to production processes, methods and controls; coordinates manufacturing launch for new or revised products.

Essential Functions

  • Carries out process improvement, problem resolution, project management and employee training

  • Improves manufacturing processes and methods for cost-reduction, quality improvement and efficiency

  • Prepares and presents plans for the above and coordinate deployment including training of team members

  • Assists Operations Director in improving a system of production control, standard operating procedures, safety, quality control and training

  • Performs research, design and development of manufacturing processes including production flow, assembly methods and production equipment

  • Prepares and maintains detailed layouts of buildings and equipment

  • Coordinates the manufacturing launch of new/revised products including establishing goals, training team members and evaluating results

  • Designs, develops and tests and/or sources and cost-justifies various tools, machinery and equipment for recommended manufacturing methods

  • Performs product/process analysis for cost reduction, quality improvement, and improved efficiency

  • Represents manufacturing on cross-functional teams

  • 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 Manufacturing, Industrial or Mechanical Engineering

  • A minimum of two (2) years of experience in a manufacturing environment

  • Knowledge of Continuous Improvement Methodologies (Lean, Six Sigma, TOC) preferred.

  • Experience with MRP systems a plus

  • Experience working with ISO 9001 or QMS systems.

  • Abilitily to read/interpret engineering drawings or ability to learn

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Technical Engineering focus around design and fixtures

  • Five (5) to seven (7) years of experience in Manufacturing environment

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

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



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

REQ ID: 2048