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IDEX Product Design 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 60 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


Working in a team orientated environment, serves as project manager of new products, performs development design work of new and derived products; exercises initiative, inventiveness, problem solving methodologies, and independent judgment in achieving department and business objectives.


  • Conceives and develops design for new or derived products.

  • Project planning and project management. Ability to handle multiple tasks, assignments, and projects simultaneously.

  • Develop product concepts, specifications, and development plans.

  • Prepares and presents project and technical design reviews and DMFEAs.

  • Develops test plan for product development and design validation. Oversees/performs lab testing and documents summary of testing results.

  • Coordinate implementation of new design through all business processes.

  • Prepares catalogue specification and technical publications.

  • Works with Supply Chain group to evaluate and select vendor supplied parts.

  • Works with Sales, Marketing, and customers to ensure the product solution meets the customer’s expectations and requirements.

  • Investigates, prepares, and implements engineering change notices.

  • Review technical development and call attention to significant new design concepts, new products and materials which may be applicable to Banjo products.

  • Provide technical consultation with factory and field company personnel, customers, and distributors.

  • Make patent disclosures and assist company in patent applications.

  • Willing and able to undertake domestic and international travel in support of business needs.

  • Assist in other special assignments as required by the Design Engineering Manager.


  • BSME/MET degree from an accredited college or university.

  • Three years of experience in product design, or related engineering experience a plus.

  • Comprehensive drafting knowledge, including 3D model creation, 2D drawing creation, dimensioning and tolerancing

  • Knowledge of various manufacturing processes, including machining, assembly, casting, injection molding


  • Personal characteristics should include technical ability, maturity, tact, and diplomacy.

  • Good judgment, technical insight into problems, and effectiveness in completing job assignments are also required.

  • Effective communication skills (written, verbal, presentation and interpersonal).


  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products including, but not limited to, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

  • Autodesk Inventor 3D modeling and 2D print skills, or equivalent.

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