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IDEX Cost/Sourcing Engineer in Benton Harbor, Michigan

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

PRIMARY FUNCTION: The Cost/Sourcing Engineer is responsible for completing assigned engineering projects in accordance with Sourcing Commodity Managers to provide technical support for cost down initiatives. The person in this role will accomplish this by serving as a liaison between Commodity Managers, suppliers, engineering and manufacturing to provide results to achieve targeted goals set by the Sourcing Director.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Serves as a member of the sourcing team with specific assignments related to cost reduction and quality objectives

  • Serves as an internal engineering consultant to the Sourcing Commodity Managers for cost down initiatives.

  • Conducts investigations into the nature of parts, components and assemblies used in Gast products to reach cost down goals.

  • Design tests in accordance with accepted statistical methods and documents results.

  • Presents new ideas, concepts, processes and materials that support the corporate product development strategy.

  • Drive new concepts to manufacturing through successful cost down projects.

  • Establishes new parts, new models for release to production to reduce overall product cost without degrading performance.

  • Transfers technology as required within Gast which includes international operations. KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/COMPETENCIES:

  • Demonstrates experience and knowledge in the manufacturing and/or industrial industry.

  • Self-starter maintains high ethical standards.

  • Demonstrates ability to lead and work well in a team environment.

  • Possess strong project management, organizational, and prioritization skills.

  • Exhibits commitment to continuous quality improvement.

  • Must be self-motivated, show initiative, anticipate and prevent issues by executing advanced problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to work well with internal team members and supplier relations.

  • Ability to work well under pressure and time constraints to meet strict deadlines.

  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to multitask as needed.

  • Ability to operate computers and proficient in MSOffice applications.

  • Ability to read and write in English.

  • Demonstrates proficiency in oral and written communications. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering preferred

  • Minimum of 5 years of demonstrated work experience in a related field

  • Experience in a manufacturing environment preferred

  • Must be authorized to work in the United States. At this time Gast cannot offer sponsorship assistance.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE THE PRINCIPAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB. THE JOB DESCRIPTION SHALL NOT BE CONSTRUED AS A COMPLETE LISTING OF ALL MISCELLANEOUS, INCIDENTAL OR OTHER DUTIES THAT MAY BE ASSIGNED DURING NORMAL OPERATIONS.

IDEX Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to workforce diversity

Attention Applicants: If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, please let us know. Likewise, if you are limited in the ability to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, we will determine an alternate way for you to apply. Please contact our Talent Acquisition Team at careers@idexcorp.com OR call us at 847-498-7070- Job Opportunities.

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 (NYSE: IEX) is a company that has undoubtedly touched your life in some way. In fact, IDEX businesses make thousands of products that are mission-critical components in everyday activities. Chances are the car you’re driving has a BAND-IT® clamp holding your side airbag safely in place. If you were ever in a car accident, a Hurst Jaws of Life® rescue tool may have saved your life. If you or a family member is battling cancer, your doctor may have tested your DNA in a quest to find the best targeted medicine for you. It’s likely your DNA test was run on equipment that contains components made by our growing IDEX Health & Science team.

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