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IDEX Application Engineer in Crawfordsville, Indiana

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.


Banjo Corporation, located outside of Indianapolis, Indiana specializes in injection molding of glass reinforced polypropylene with an excellent reputation for high quality. We have been in business for over 55 years and pride ourselves with innovative designs, skillful engineering and precise manufacturing in a cohesive environment. Banjo is a business unit of IDEX Corporation.

IDEX (NYSE: IEX) is a company that has undoubtedly touched your life in some way. In fact, we make thousands of products that are mission critical components in everyday activities. If you or a family member is battling cancer or another life-threatening disease, 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 IDEX Health & Science team ( . You can enjoy fresh fruits and vegetables thanks in part to Banjo ( , an IDEX company. Banjo valves are used on the agriculture sprayers that apply fertilizer on crops. And if you were ever in a car accident, the Hurst Jaws of Life® ( /LUKAS® tool may have rescued you.

Founded in 1988 with three small, entrepreneurial manufacturing companies, we’re proud to say that we now call 40 diverse businesses around the world part of the IDEX family. With 7,000 employees and manufacturing operations in more than 20 countries, IDEX is a high-performing, global $2+ billion company committed to making trusted solutions that improve lives. For more information, visit .

Summary: Application Engineers represent a key resource for Sales Management. Responsible for understanding the market and customer applications and actively driving the technology-evaluation stage through the sales process. The resource will support the OEM Sales Manager(s) during customer-visits, New Product Development initiatives, Product Design / Product Management tasks, Full-System solutions concept-phase, design-phase and post implementation support.

Major Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain high expert level of product knowledge and application

  • Provide design and product-development support to the Organization working in concert with Customers’ R&D departments

  • Support the Sales Manager(s) through the various stages of commercial initiatives

  • Support customers’ R&D departments through new systems development and engineering requests

  • In coordination with the Sales Manager(s), provide and formulate ideas for new product development and product line strategy

Other Responsibilities:

  • Works closely with Sales Management, R&D Management, Product Management and other IDEX Business Units


  • Mechanical & Electrical Engineering knowledge

  • Product concept-development & design skills

  • Fluid-Handling and Fluids-Dynamic engineering knowledge

  • Customer-oriented mindset

  • Strong communication and presentation skills Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering and/or five years’ experience in Design Engineering. Proficient in CAD Software, prefer Autodesk Inventor.

  • Preferred experience:

  • Agriculture experience

Working Conditions:

  • Travel required: 25-50% of time based on opportunities in the sales funnel and customer needs

  • Self-motivated; ability to work independently

  • Highly collaborative environment

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: Banjo

Job Segment: FMT Fluid & Metering Technologies