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IDEX Engineering Designer in Waterloo, Ontario

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Position Summary:

Responsibilities will include the mechanical design of custom Food and Pharmaceutical stainless-steel equipment.

Reports To: Production Engineering Manager

Essential Functions:

Position requirements include, but are not limited to:

  • Using customer provided specifications, you will modify the design of our standard models to create custom process equipment and systems in Solidworks

  • Create detailed assembly drawings and applicable detail drawings (Machining/Fabrication) required to manufacture the equipment you have designed.

  • Create applicable documentation packages required for the project.

  • Perform hands-on testing of the equipment you designed at the factory to ensure proper operation.

  • Participate in Factory Acceptance Tests with our customers and provide remote and on-site customer start-up and troubleshooting assistance when applicable.

  • Assist manufacturing personnel with queries to review issues and assist in their resolution

  • Identify design improvements

  • Other duties, as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • None

Organizational Relationships:

  • Must interface effectively and regularly with:

  • Engineering, Quality and Production

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:

  • Mechanical Engineering Technician / Technologist Diploma or Bachelor of Engineering Degree or equivalent

  • 2-5 years’ experience designing welded fabrications, machined components, rotating elements, and assemblies

Language Skills:

  • Good written and verbal communications required

Computer Skills:

  • Proficient in SolidWorks 3D modeling and creating detail drawings

  • Experience working with Microsoft Suite products

Other Qualifications:

  • Strong technical aptitude with the ability to troubleshoot equipment issues hands-on and remotely

  • Strong customer service orientation

  • Innovative and creative design skills with a strong attention to detail

  • Able to multitask in order to meet deadlines and work well under pressure

  • Continuous improvement mindset

  • Ability to read electrical drawings and troubleshoot electrical controls 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 90% of the time

  • Use hands to handle, reach and feel: 30% 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

About us:

IDEX Corporation ( ) is a leading manufacturer of highly engineered diversified products in industries ranging across health, science, safety, fire and fluidics. Operating in 24 countries, IDEX is an innovative and rapidly growing company, focused on delivering excellence through diverse, winning teams. IDEX lives the values of Trust, Team and Excellence.

The Waterloo Material Processing Technologies (MPT) group within IDEX Corporation is comprised of the following business units:

  • Quadro Engineering Corp. ( )

  • The Fitzpatrick Company ( )

  • Microfluidics International Corporation ( )

  • Steridose ( )

These companies are leading brands within Pharmaceutical, Food, Cosmetic, Personal Care and Chemical markets where they engineer and manufacture technologically superior equipment for material processing (solid, semi-solid and liquid).

Significant investments in capital, new positions and development of existing people are being made at the Waterloo, Ontario site which houses the headquarters (all functions) for Quadro Engineering, Fitzpatrick and operations for Microfluidics and Steridose.

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