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IDEX 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 highly skilled and experienced Mechanical Engineer to join our dynamic team, focusing on new product development (NPD) and testing. As a key member of our engineering department, you will play a pivotal role in designing, developing, and optimizing innovative products, with a particular emphasis on sheet metal, machined, cast, and molded component engineering. Your expertise will be critical in ensuring our products meet performance, quality, and cost-efficiency standards.

You will contribute by:


  • Lead and contribute to all stages of the new product development process, from concept ideation to design, prototyping, and final production.

  • Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams, including product managers, designers, and manufacturing specialists, to ensure the successful execution of NPD projects.

  • Drive innovation by proposing creative solutions and engineering designs that align with market demands and company goals.

  • Leverage your expertise in sheet metal, machined, cast, and molded component engineering to develop robust product designs.

  • Ensure designs meet structural, functional, and aesthetic requirements while adhering to industry standards.

  • Apply DFM principles to optimize product designs for ease of manufacturing, cost-effectiveness, and quality.

  • Collaborate with manufacturing teams to resolve design-related issues and implement improvements that enhance production efficiency.

  • Plan, execute, and oversee product testing and validation processes, including reliability, durability, and performance testing.

  • Analyze test data and feedback to make informed design modifications and improvements.


  • BS in Mechanical engineering

  • 8+ years of experience in sheet metal, machined, cast, and molded component engineering and testing.

  • Proven experience in a new product development environment

  • Strong understanding of manufacturing processes

  • In-depth knowledge of 3D engineering design and manufacturing tools (e.g., Solid Works)

  • Experience with testing and analysis tools (such as MATLAB or LabVIEW)

  • Proficient with applied mathematical statistics, design, and business systems.


  • Drive for Results

  • Integrity and Trust

  • Interpersonal Savvy

  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to think critically and creatively

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

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Effective presentation skills

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