Mechanical Engineer

TitleMechanical Engineer
Business Unit: IH&S (Analytical Instruments)
600 Park Court
Rohnert Park, California, 94927
United States
Function: Engineering


IDEX Health & Science is looking for a talented and experienced Mechanical Engineer (ME). The ME will manage professional mechanical engineering projects as well as perform product designs of varying complexity.

This position will:


  • Lead the project release and engineering efforts for various line extensions of the company?s new products.?

  • Manage project cross functional teams on a day-to-day basis, following the IH&S Product Development Process.?

  • Work closely with key customers in support of application specific design needs and product optimization.

  • Work with suppliers to optimize new products for cost and manufacturability.

  • Conceive the mechanical design of fluid handling products with moderate complexities including product concept and layout, product specifications, design and testing, and material and fabrication process selection typically utilizing SolidWorks solid modeling software.

  • Develop and apply advanced Mechanical Engineering theories, methods, and research techniques in the investigation and solution of technical problems.

  • Create and complete verification test plans of fluid handling products with the support of Quality.

  • Interpretation of test results and translation of results into new product design improvements.

  • Evaluate and recommend new technologies and design approaches that meet or exceed product requirements within cost targets.



  • BMSE (or MSME desired but not required).

  • General Mechanical Engineering expertise in all aspects of new commercial product development. Fluid dynamics expertise is a plus.

  • Minimum of 3+ years managing projects within a multi-discipline team.

  • Minimum of 3+ years general Mechanical Engineering investigation, research, and problem solving expertise in all aspects of new commercial product development.

  • 3D CAD experience required: SolidWorks preferred.



  • Experience leading small teams and developing/managing project schedules

  • Experience leading projects and use of project management software (Workfront a plus).

  • Experience with motorized mechanical assemblies.

  • Experience interfacing with internal and external customers, and outside suppliers.

  • Must have excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Experience conducting Failure Mode Effects Analysis (DFMEA), and Design for Manufacturability (DFM, six sigma, Poka-yoke) strongly preferred.

  • Design experience to include machined metal and injection molded plastic components.

  • Familiarity with engineered materials such as plastics for molding and machining, aluminum, stainless steel.

  • Knowledge of low to medium volume manufacturing processes including metal fabrication and plastic injection molding.

  • Experience creating verification plans and reports (DQ, IQ, OQ, PQ) desirable.

  • Proficient in Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) tolerance stack creation and interpretation.

  • Experience with Design of Experiments (DOE) techniques desirable.

  • Additional computer skills at an intermediate level: word processing, spreadsheets, etc.?

  • Operates under limited supervision from Engineering Manager; exercises independent judgment in developing methods, techniques and evaluation of results.? Interfaces within Engineering and all other departments.

  • Travel required 10% or less to suppliers and customers.

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

Title: Mechanical Engineer
Business Unit: IH&S (Analytical Instruments)
600 Park Court
Rohnert Park, California, 94927
United States
Function: Engineering

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