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IDEX Sr. Mechanical Engineer in Wooster, Ohio

If you’re looking for a special place to build or grow your career, you’ve found it. Whether you’re an experienced professional, a recent college graduate or somewhere in between, IDEX is a place where you can apply your existing skills and learn new ones in an environment where you can make an impact.

With interesting opportunities in engineering, marketing, sales, supply chain, operations, HR, finance, and more across more than 40 diverse businesses ( around the globe, chances are, we have something special for you.


To develop and put into production, components and products for the Akron Brass product line that can be reliably and economically manufactured resulting in reduced costs and enhanced performance of our products.


  • Modify existing products or develop new products with moderate scope.

  • Responsible for significant aspects of development engineering, including performance analysis, schedules, cost estimates, testing, and report writing.

  • Expected to work with only moderate supervision.

  • Expected to both consult with others in areas of inexperience and provide consultation in areas of expertise.

  • Includes the presentation of clear and concise design issues, costs, schedules, updates, and alternatives considered to senior management.

  • Possess solid understanding of techniques to integrate mechanical and electrical systems.

  • Effectively design for manufacturability; includes thorough understanding of casting, molding, machining and assembly operations.


  • Creativity/Ingenuity

  • Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing

  • 3D CAD (Creo / Pro-E preferred)

  • Experience with Finite Element Analysis

  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel, Word, Powerpoint, and Project

  • Demonstrated Project Management skills involving multiple projects and deadlines.

  • Technical writing, communication, and presentation.

  • Ability to communicate and connect with persons of varying levels of technical ability.

  • Demonstrated ability to participate and contribute in cross functional teams involving Sales, Operations, Purchasing, Assembly, Quality, Senior Leadership.


  • Multi-functional Engineering capabilities: Mechanical, Electrical, Hydraulic, etc.

  • Industry knowledge (Pertaining to the Fire Service Industry)

  • Experience with Computational Fluid Dynamics

  • Skilled with manual shop tools, lathe, mill, drill press


  • 5+ years of product design experience

  • Bachelors or Masters Degree in Engineering


  • 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.

  • Office role with 25% of time spent in lab environment.

  • Limited travel. Some moderate lifting is required at times.

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).

Job Family: Engineering

Business Unit: Akron Brass

Job Segment: FSD Fire & Safety/Diversified Products