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IDEX Engineering Designer - Manufacturing in Waterloo, Ontario

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Position Summary:

As a member of the Manufacturing Engineering team, you will be primarily responsible for supporting Engineering, Sourcing, and Operational objectives to drive efficiency and productivity. The Engineering Designer - Manufacturing is an integral part of the Engineering team that will focus their efforts to developing manufacturing layout drawings and bills of material for all products designed and manufactured at the Waterloo site.

Reports To: Manufacturing Engineering Manager

Essential Functions:

Position requirements include, but are not limited to:

  • Create detailed manufacturing drawings and instructions to support Operations and Strategic Sourcing. Support shop floor personnel during manufacturing process development.

  • Work with the Engineering department to implement DFMA (Design for Manufacturing & Assembly) improvements to promote total cost savings.

  • Participate in Make-vs-Buy decisions to ensure we understand our manufacturing capabilities and capacities.

  • Collaborate with the shop floor to establish correct order of manufacturing operations, times and equipment selection when designing a newly engineered component.

  • Design and create jigs, fixtures, and custom tooling when required.

  • Work with Manufacturing Engineering to identify and evaluate new technologies to manufacture components more efficiently.

  • Other duties, as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • N/A

Organizational Relationships:

  • Must interface effectively and regularly with:

  • All employees, both internal and external

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Related post-secondary education in Mechanical/Manufacturing Engineering and/or equivalent work experience within a “job shop” type environment with high part variation.

  • Good working knowledge of different disciplines within manufacturing including Machining, Welding, Fabrication and Assembly.

  • 1-2 years’ related experience.

Language Skills:

  • Strong written and verbal communications required. Ability to interact clearly and confidently with all levels in the organization.

Computer Skills:

  • Expert CAD level skills in Solidworks; working skills in AutoCAD

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office suite

  • Knowledge of Visual Manufacturing ERP software an asset

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

  • N/A

Other Qualifications:

  • Good organizational skills – You know what needs to get done and when it needs to get done.

  • Able to work independently – You know your priorities and can plan to keep things on track.

  • You can read and interpret manufacturing drawings and know how they relate to relate to manufacturing operations.

  • Strong interpersonal skills - You are comfortable developing relationships and discussing projects with manufacturing and engineering staff.

  • Can articulate manufacturing processes and instructions.

  • Strong desire to learn - You love to ask questions and learn from all the experience throughout our building to design accurate manufacturing routings.

  • Hands-on individual with the ability to pitch in and roll up your sleeves to work with our various teams to get things done.

  • Knowledgeable in machining, welding, and automation technologies would be an asset.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to:

  • Stand, Walk and/or Sit 50% of the time

  • Use hands to handle, reach and feel: 90% of the time

  • Talk and hear 100% of the time

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to the following environmental conditions:

  • Office environment with some shop exposure

Quadro Engineering Corp. is committed to providing a barrier-free workplace. If accommodation is required during the selection or interview process, it will be available upon request. This job posting is available in an accessible format upon request.

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: Quadro

Job Segment: HST Health & Science Technologies