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IDEX Machinist in Rochester, New York

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.


The Machinist sets up and operates manually controlled machines with skilled precision and bench work in the fabrication, maintenance, repair, and alteration of machinery, machine parts, tools, and equipment.


  • Calculate dimensions and tolerances using knowledge of mathematics and instruments such as micrometers and Vernier calipers

  • Use precision tools, machinery, and equipment such as lathe, vertical milling machine, drill press, hydraulic press, band saw, and a variety of cutting tools and equipment

  • Measure, examine, and test completed units to detect defects and ensure conformance to specifications, using precision instruments such as micrometers

  • Align and secure holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, and materials onto machines

  • Modify and repair machine components for production, i.e. work orders in-house/in-house conversions and re-work of parts

  • Observe and listen to operating machines or equipment to diagnose machine malfunctions and to determine need for adjustments or repairs

  • Operate equipment to verify operational efficiency

  • Perform daily and regular cleaning and light maintenance tasks on machinery and equipment

  • Confer with engineering, supervisory, and manufacturing personnel to exchange technical information

  • Dismantle machines or equipment, using hand and power tools, to examine parts for defects and replace defective parts where needed

  • Fit and assemble parts to make or repair machine tools

  • May also assist as needed in designing and machining fixtures, tooling, and experimental (i.e. prototype) parts to meet special engineering needs

  • Assist in some trouble shooting on the Production floor



  • 3 years’ minimum machining experience (set up and operate)

  • Experience in using and/or programming manual, semi-automated, or automated tools and machines (lathes, grinders etc.)


  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Machining Certification preferred


  • Use precision tools (e.g. calipers) to take accurate measurements.

  • Proficiency with precision measurement equipment

  • Strong knowledge/skill interpreting engineering drawings and specifications

  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office

  • Knowledge of the properties of metal and other material

  • Maintain a neat and organized area

  • Strong communication skills

  • Work well in a group and individually


Office Environment (5%)

  • Sitting

  • Computer and keyboard use

  • Standing

Production Floor (95%)

  • Walking

  • Standing

  • Eye protection – safety glasses

  • Foot protection – steel toe shoes

  • Ability to lift to 40 pounds without assistance

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: Pulsafeeder EPO

Job Segment: FMT Fluid & Metering Technologies