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IDEX Quality Engineer at Akron Brass Company in Wooster, 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.

Job Purpose:

Ensure quality standards and processes are administered according to Akron Brass Policy and Procedures. Troubleshoot Quality problems and facilitate resolution. This includes troubleshooting new and existing products in order to improve performance and meet customer requirements. Facilitate and drive continuous improvement initiatives.

Primary Responsibilities:

Include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Support ISO Process

  • Quality problem resolution for internal and external customers

  • Implement Quality Systems and Procedures

  • Quality Audits

  • Gauge Calibration

  • Work with customer service, operations and product engineering to improve quality system processes

  • Improve existing manufacturing and product development processes to reduce waste (non-value added activities) and improve quality

  • Working with all facets of operations to facilitate problem resolution

  • Ability to analyze situations, determine root cause and develop appropriate long-term solutions

  • Overcome resistance to change

  • Identification of audit failures and facilitation of resolution

  • Domestic and international travel for supplier quality improvement initiatives


  • 4-Year Engineering Degree

  • 2 to 3 years of experience in a CNC machine shop environment

  • Proven Problem Solver

  • Analytical

  • Team facilitation, proven communication skills, ability to interact with all levels of associates.

  • GD&T

  • Metrology

  • Preferred experience in ASQ Certification, Pro-E (Creo), and Calypso

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Although the Quality Engineer does not have any direct reports, this position does provide guidance to a number of hourly and salary employees. If this guidance is not accurate, timely and well thought out, it could have an adverse effect on product quality, and productivity.

Additional Safety Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for understanding health and safety rules and procedures relevant to your job

  • Responsible for reporting workplace hazards and all injuries, no matter how minor to your supervisor immediately

  • Responsible for participating in health and safety training

  • All employees have the authority to stop a process or piece of equipment, if it is considered unsafe

  • Employees are responsible for addressing any unsafe behaviors of other Akron Brass employees, contractors, and visitors

  • Responsible for participating in incident investigation, and development of corrective and preventive actions

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).

Business Unit: Akron Brass

Job Segment: FSD Fire & Safety/Diversified Products