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IDEX Electronics Engineering Manager in Columbus, Ohio

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 ( around the globe, chances are, we have something special for you.


Provide leadership for a high performance cross functional engineering team involved in both sustaining engineering and new product development for medium and heavy truck electronics.

REPORTS TO (Title) : Business Line Leader, Electronics


  • Oversee the development of cutting-edge, cost-effective hardware and software solutions for both new and existing products in a fast-paced environment.

  • Utilize the FSG (fire safety group) development tollgate process and appropriate project planning tools.

  • Work collaboratively with local and remote teams to create solutions that meet industry standards and exceed customer expectations.

  • Establish and review technical solutions by leading technical teams in problem resolution / brainstorming activities / product development.

  • Allocate appropriate engineering resources to meet obligations.

  • Oversee the entire product development lifecycle, ensuring projects are completed on-time, within budget, and meet quality standards.

  • Provide and maintain technical direction, growth, and expertise of the electronics controls engineering team.

  • Provide focus for raising technical excellence, including standards and methods.

  • Act as a technical specialist in a review capacity, ensuring that proposed solutions have considered all relevant technologies and techniques within the bounds of the requirements.

  • Monitor and control product compliance and ensure that designs meet relevant safety and certification requirements.

  • Develop a proficient resource base to maximize engineering effectiveness.

  • Define, evaluate and select engineering tools across all disciplines in conjunction with other senior staff.

  • Ensure effective co-ordination with other Management.

  • Develop external links between the Company and other sites, universities and research houses to ensure latest thinking is available for application into our products.

  • Create a team-working environment for employees to achieve job satisfaction by establishing, encouraging and sustaining a process of regular and clear communications, target setting based on KPI's, individual performance management and feedback and maximize the contribution of all engineering staff.

  • Manage performance and ongoing development of direct reports.

  • Perform other related duties as defined.


  • Broad knowledge of electronic, electrical, and related mechanical engineering best practice, manufacturing, quality assurance and finance as they affect engineering and engineering outputs.

  • Leadership: a demonstrated ability to lead and motivate engineers to get results.

  • Planning: an ability to think ahead and plan over a 1-2 year time span.

  • Management: the ability to organize and manage multiple priorities.

  • Problem analysis and problem resolution at both a strategic and functional level.

  • Technical skills in engineering management, quality assurance and costing.

  • Strong project management skills.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Ability to develop high performance teams.

  • Ideal candidate will have a strong background in automotive electronics, a deep understanding of both hardware and software solutions and proven team building experience.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical or Electronic Engineering.

  • Proven team leadership background in electrical engineering and electronic product engineering.

  • Experience with multi-disciplined design team linked to contract manufacturers.


  • Perform general office functions.

  • Visual acuity needed for close detail work and computer use.

  • General manufacturing, warehouse and office environment.

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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).

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Job Family: Engineering

Business Unit: Hale