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IDEX Associate Mechanical Engineer in Wheeling, Illinois

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.


Fluid Management, Inc ., a Unit of IDEX Corporation, is the leading global manufacturer of precision dispensing and mixing equipment for the architectural paint and coatings industry. Fluid Management has created a global product development environment through strategic growth initiatives. By leveraging our 80+ years of expertise and passion, Fluid Management delivers unequaled product innovation.

From initial design to equipment selection, delivery, and after-sales service, Fluid Management strives for close teamwork with its customers, delivering high-quality, easy-to-operate products for every size and type of operation.


We are seeking a talented and dedicated Associate Mechanical Engineer to join our dynamic engineering team. The ideal candidate will be a problem-solver with a strong foundation in mechanical principles and a passion for innovation. This role will work closely with our engineering team and cross-functional teams to design, develop, and improve our mechanical systems and products.


  • Assist in the design and development of mechanical systems and products.

  • Conduct analytical calculations to support design decisions.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure product specifications are met.

  • Participate in prototype development, testing, and analysis.

  • Utilize SolidWorks CAD software for design and simulation tasks.

  • Assist in the preparation of technical documentation, including design drawings, ERP activities and test plans.

  • Assist in completing engineering change and support requests.

  • Identifying and resolving design and manufacturing issues.

  • Participate in design reviews and provide constructive feedback.

  • Stay current with industry standards, emerging technologies, and engineering best practices.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related field.

  • Minimum one to two years of experience in mechanical engineering or a related area.

  • SolidWorks & PDM software.

  • Understanding of mechanical systems and manufacturing processes.

  • Expertise in Microsoft Office.

  • Experience with 3D printing.


  • Drive for Results

  • Solid Problem-Solving methodology and demonstrated skill

  • Integrity and Trust

  • Interpersonal Savvy

  • Effective communication/presentation skills

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, collaborative environment

  • Eagerness to learn and take on new challenges

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: Fluid Management