IDEX Scientific Fluidics & Optics

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IDEX Process Engineer in Boulder, Colorado

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Position Summary:

Works with all the Value Stream Team members to develop and optimize advanced laser optics manufacturing processes to achieve output, quality and cost goals.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Continuously monitors the assembly and coating processes and responds to in-line issues.

  • Uses software to analyze data and identify trends to make informed decisions about manufacturing processes.

  • Break process development into projects

  • Identify project requirements, including raw material, human and equipment resources and create project timelines for under developed processes

  • Communicate status on timelines internally and externally

  • Serve as process mapping expert for the rest of the firefly engineers

  • Lead process mapping of standard processes

  • Document standard processes for entire Firefly manufacturing line

  • Determine critical parameters for process control given end requirements

  • Creates metrics to track process capability and improvement

  • Recommends process improvements based on data and observations on the manufacturing floor

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Demonstrate exceptional initiative in seeking out problems and solutions of all sizes

  • Work effectively with minimal supervision

  • Read and understand a variety of job-related instructions and documents, including Engineering Drawings

  • Collect, compile and understand basic mathematical calculations and statistical data

  • Implement solutions based on collected statistical data

  • Set personal deadlines and project schedules

  • Develop, organize, prioritize, and manage projects and time

  • Document meticulously

  • Demonstrate and practice a detail-oriented approach to work

  • Identify, research and resolve issues

  • Work well with time and production limitations

  • Acquire substantial knowledge of manufacturing processes, procedures and products

  • Demonstrate strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Demonstrate knowledge and experience with optical test equipment

  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of a variety of database or process software

  • Demonstrate mechanical skill

  • Work with chemicals

  • Train employees

  • Ability to effectively use software tools such as Matlab, Python, Minitab, JMP, PowerBI

Credentials and Experience:

  • B.S. or higher in Industrial/Manufacturing Engineering or related field or the equivalence in work experience.

  • Four or more years experience in the field of manufacturing process engineering. Familiar with using statistical process control or similar methods.

  • Training, experience, certifications in Lean/Six Sigma preferred

Compensation Information:

Salary Range: $85 - 95k annually

Bonus: This position is eligible for company discretionary bonus

Our comprehensive U.S. benefit offerings include: Health benefits, 401(k) retirement savings program with company match, etc. and at least 80 hours of vacation, as well as holiday, personal and sick time.

More information on our benefits and rewards can be found on our career page:

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

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: Advanced Thin Films

Job Segment: Optical Technologies