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IDEX Mechanical Engineer in Wheeling, Illinois

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Fluid Management, Inc ., a Unit of IDEX Corporation, is the leading global manufacturer of precision dispensing and mixing equipment for the architectural paint and coatings industry. Fluid Management has created a global product development environment through strategic growth initiatives. By leveraging our 80+ years of expertise and passion, Fluid Management delivers unequaled product innovation.

From initial design to equipment selection, delivery and after-sales service, Fluid Management strives for close teamwork with its customers, delivering high-quality, easy-to-operate products for every size and type of operation.


We are looking for a Mechanical Engineer. In this you will engineer, test, analyze, and optimize electro-mechanical systems. You are empowered to push boundaries by working closely with all groups involved and help drive for the best overall outcome. You will contribute by:



  • Developing highly predictive finite element models in collaboration with a small team of design engineers.

  • Performing modal, linear/non-linear, durability/fatigue, random vibration and shock analysis to evaluate structures and recommend design solutions that balance the needs of engineering, suppliers, and product management.

  • Working with systems engineers develop load cases and cycle counts to be used for component level test in order to satisfy program and industry requirements.

  • Working with both internal and external testing groups for model verification and validation.

  • Plan, conceptualize, and create mechanical designs for new products

  • Develop testing processes, and perform testing and validation of new designs

  • Generate working prototypes for beta testing and customer demonstration

  • Perform engineering calculations to support design work

  • Create and review technical drawings, plans, and specifications using computer software

  • Collaborate with multi-disciplinary engineering teams, and work with vendors and contractors

  • Perform detailed documentation to track project development and design process

Measures of Performance

The success of this position has the following impact on IDEX Corporation:

  • Sustainable performance improvements in product design, cost and PBIT

  • Timely and successful completion of various design projects.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty 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.


Proficient with applied mathematical statistics, design, database technology, and business systems.


  • Drive for Results

  • Solid Problem-Solving methodology and demonstrated skill

  • Integrity and Trust

  • Interpersonal Savvy

  • Strong communication/presentation skills


  • Bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering

  • 5-7 years of mechanical engineering and testing experience with electro-mechanical systems or related

  • Working experience with finite element analysis (FEA) and computational fluid dynamics (CFD)

  • Familiarity with 3D engineering design and manufacturing tools (e.g., Solid Works)

  • Adequate knowledge of engineering analysis tools (ANSYS, ProMechanica or similar)

  • Mathematical computing and analysis tools knowledge (MATLAB, Excel, LabView etc.)

  • Solid understanding of core concepts including mechanics, kinematics, thermodynamics, materials science etc.

  • Creativity and analytical skills

  • Ability to communicate technical knowledge in a clear and understandable manner

  • Technical writing skills

  • Ability to gather and accurately assess root cause data and identify critical inputs

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills

Fluid Management offers a dynamic and challenging work environment and a competitive compensations/benefits package. If you have the skills and background we are seeking, we welcome your application.

Affirmative Action:

This statement affirms the continuing IDEX Corporation Policy on non-discrimination in employment and treatment during employment with regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, ancestry, marital status, parental status, veteran’s status, or any other non-job related characteristic or criteria protected by law.


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: Fluid Management

Job Segment: FSD Fire & Safety/Diversified Products