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IDEX Machinist II - CNC Set-Up/Operate in Bristol, Connecticut

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.

Who is IDEX Health & Science (IH&S)?

As a business unit of IDEX Corporation, IH&S has a long history of driving growth in life sciences and healthcare by embracing innovation and redefining the supplier-customer relationship. The work we do every day allows us to discover key insights and break new ground to create some of the most meaningful technologies that have a lasting impact on companies, industries, and society.


Our fluidics team is located across Oak Harbor, WA, Rohnert Park, CA, Bristol, CT, and Middleboro, MA. At IDEX Health & Science, we don’t just build components; we also create innovative solutions that maximize performance and enable complete optimization of the fluidic pathway. Product lines include: Column Hardware, Degassers, Fluidic Connections, Manifolds, Pumps, Pump Components, Sensors, RI Detectors, and Valves.


An essential component in our manufacturing process, the Machine Operator II refines parts through various methods, keeping the manufacturing production cycle moving. Under general and routine supervision and following established procedures, a Machine Operator II operates production machines to manufacture components to item specifications.


  • Machine production parts by operating equipment such as brushing, lapping, rolling, drilling, chamfering, and grinding machines using existing setups and/or fixtures.

  • Start and stop machines as required to maintain quality, safety, and production efficiency.

  • Use quality control gauges and typical measuring tools such as dial calipers, outside and depth micrometers, to monitor production parts for conformance to specifications.

  • Inspect own work-in-process with accepted procedures.

  • Submit parts to in-process inspection in accord with accepted procedures.

  • Under routine supervision make minor adjustments necessary to maintain quality of production.

  • Maintain proper lubrication and fluid levels to insure safe and efficient machine operation.

  • Remove scrap metal from machines necessary to maintain safe and efficient machine operation.

  • Report equipment or tooling malfunction to lead person.

  • Ability to work through routine problems with minimal assistance.

  • Ability to prove out new parts of medium complexity with minimal guidance.

  • Ability to provide guidance to lower level machine operators.

  • Move parts from area to area and complete appropriate documentation.

  • Maintain daily logs and necessary inspection reports.

  • Perform other duties as required.


  • High School Graduate or equivalent.

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience as a Machine Operator or equivalent and has demonstrated certain skills and product knowledge.

  • Capable of reading fine graduations on micrometers.

  • Experience with setting up and using measuring tools: OD Micrometer, vernier, Drop Gage, V-Block & Dial Indicator, Optical Flat, Laser Mic Basic, Microscope, MicroVue.


  • Experience in a manufacturing environment.

  • Good mechanical aptitude required.

  • Ability to lift and carry up to 40 pounds frequently, write by hand and keyboard, and operate small measurement devices.

  • Visual acuity needed for close detail work, microscope inspection, operating tools and machinery, using measurement devices and visual inspection involving small defects and parts.

  • Ability to read blueprints, knowledge of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing and use of gauge block and laser ZYGO preferred.


  • $19 - 32/hour - salary commensurating with experience. 2nd Shift does get an additional 10% shift differential.

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: Operations

Business Unit: IH&S (Bristol)