Senior Engineering Lab Technician

TitleSenior Engineering Lab Technician
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, self-motivated Senior Engineering Lab Technician to join its product development team in Rohnert Park, CA. IDEX designs, develops, and manufactures optimized OEM fluidic systems and precision components. By creating innovative solutions for our customers? increasingly complex instrumentation needs, IDEX directly contributes to the science and healthcare industries that improve our quality of life.

The senior engineering lab technician supports the RD&E engineering team in testing new fluidic solution products. This role is responsible for testing new concepts, building prototypes, and verifying product designs. The senior lab technician also trouble shoots and suggests improvements to products, tests, and methods.? Failure analysis, performance testing, and life testing are also core tasks for this role. The position is expected to become a ?hands-on? expert of IDEX products and other fluidic components that may include manifold assemblies, rotary shear valves, precision displacement pumps, solenoid valves, fluid sensors, check valves, degassers, software and control hardware to drive valves and pumps, and other related fluid control devices. The lab technician also gets involved in the development and transfer of new assembly and test processes and is responsible for the engineering laboratory?s operation, maintenance and improvements.?

The senior engineering lab technician must communicate effectively.? The position requirements include the generating reports for internal customers and may include intermittent customer communication with the creation of content for customer presentations.

  • Work within the engineering team to create, verify and validate new products and processes.

  • Build prototypes, mock-ups, test fixtures and test apparatus.

  • Methodical documentation of experiment setups, test plans/methods and data collection.

  • Conduct testing and generate reports in support of performance verification and product validation activities.

  • Identify and recommend metrology tools to support engineering needs.

  • Aid in the development of initial work instructions or test procedures for new products.

  • Assist troubleshooting of new product transitions into manufacturing as needed.

  • Manage tasks successfully in accordance with project timeline needs.

  • Maintain laboratory equipment and order supplies as necessary: 5S, identification of calibration needs, lab inventory, etc.

  • Develop ?hands-on? expertise on relevant IDEX Health and Science products.


  • Associate Degree (two year) in a technical discipline or HS Diploma/GED and 5 years of relevant experience.

  • Proven ?hands-on? mechanical aptitude ? for prototyping, building test fixtures and setting up equipment.

  • Experience using electro-mechanical test equipment, tools, and inspection/measurement devices.

  • Experience conducting testing of materials and products and demonstrated use of the scientific method.

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate (written and verbal) with customers and work within a team environment

  • Proficient in using MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

  • Skilled in technical writing ? test plans and specifications, test procedures, work instructions, data summary, and test reports.

  • A proven self-starter with the ability to work independently while supporting a culture of accountability, team orientation and a focus on successful outcomes.

  • Familiarity with data analysis, statistics, and design of experiments.

  • Knowledge of precision machining processes and tools, injection molding, and/or plastics extrusion.

  • Basic design and/or CAD skills.

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

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

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