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IDEX Manufacturing Technician in Punta Gorda, Florida

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 (https://www.idexcorp.com/our-businesses/business-segments/) around the globe, chances are, we have something special for you.

PURPOSE

The Manufacturing Engineering Technician role provides technical support to Engineering supporting manufacturing processes and layouts, product testing, equipment specifications, Production support, and a technical analysis of warrantable claims and repairs.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

The principle responsibilities of the Manufacturing Engineering Technician shall include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Create and update process flow charts and maps.

  • Create machine documentation such as: equipment information, start/stop processes, preventative maintenance instructions, etc.

  • Executes tasks associated with process validation and engineering studies.

  • Assists in process improvements for existing manufacturing processes utilizing appropriate engineering principles and standard strategies.

  • Assists in measurement system analysis, and gage implementation as required. Is able to use various types of measuring instruments including, micrometers, calipers, comparators, etc. to support engineering testing.

  • Supports tasks related to requisitioning equipment and materials and performing vendor and equipment analysis for engineers to determine cost effective and high quality processes.

  • Checks basic drawings for clarity, completeness, conformity to standards, procedures, specifications, and accuracy of calculations and dimensions.

  • Provides support for designed experiments and capability studies, collects documents and files records on process specifications.

  • Assists plant layout in the placement of machinery and participates in material handling strategies.

  • Provides support to training activities for shop floor personnel.

  • Review, enter, and process credits and warranty returns.

  • Work with Customer Tech and Customer Service regarding warranty requests, product credits, disputes, etc.

  • Maintain records of warranty returns for reporting and identifying trends in quality issues and recommend potential design improvements.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Excellent manufacturing process knowledge

  • High degree of mechanical aptitude. Has the ability to disassemble / assemble products, inspect parts for conformance to requirements and identify faults and failure modes.

  • Experience using force and strain gauges, oscilloscopes, multimeters, signal generators and other test equipment in lab and real world settings

  • Ability to investigate failures; differentiate factual evidence from speculation and other non-verifiable inputs and draw conclusions to possible root cause of failure.

  • Basic electrical troubleshooting skills. Basic understanding of electrical circuits and power. Ability to analyze and diagnose electrical systems using basic measurement techniques (e.g. multimeter, oscilloscope).

  • Customer Service experience including the ability to tactfully communicate and resolve disputes in English with both internal and external customers regarding product performance, possible misuse or misapplication of product.

  • Organize, categorize and report warranty claim data by product family

  • Has the ability to identify and diagnose product defect, fault and performance issues with limited available information.

  • Ability to process RMA’s and inventory transactions using business enterprise ERP system (JDE).

  • Ability to work as part of a team and cross-functionally with other departments.

  • Computer skills (Excel, Word, Outlook, Internet)

  • Strong Oral & Written Communication skills

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Some advanced technical training or education (a plus)

  • 2+ years experience in a manufacturing or similar business environment

PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT AND DEMANDS

  • Ability to stand for an 8 hour shift

  • Ability to lift 60 lbs

  • Exposure to caustic and hazardous chemicals (hydrochloric acid, sulfuric acid, etc…)

  • Computer work will consist of approximately 33% of the shift

  • PPE includes safety glasses, safety footwear, gloves, occasionally mask.

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: Operations

Business Unit: Pulsafeeder SPO

Job Segment: FMT Fluid & Metering Technologies

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