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IDEX Manual Machinist in Rutherford, New Jersey

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.

Position Summary

Under minimal supervision, sets up and operates manually controlled machines in skilled precision and bench work in the fabrication and alteration of machine parts, tools and equipment.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Performs all tasks in a safe and responsible manner

  • Reads and interprets blueprints

  • Uses gages and measuring instruments to meet tolerance requirements

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

  • Fabricates and shapes parts such as tools and machine parts out of various metals, plastics and synthetic materials

  • Properly and safely selects, aligns, secures and removes holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories and materials onto machines

  • Recognizes, deploys and properly uses inserts, fixtures and tooling

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

  • Evaluate experimental procedures and recommend change or modifications for efficiency and adaptability to setup and production

  • Utilizes and abides by ISO requirements and safety procedures

  • Complies with all quality policies, specifications, regulations and instructions

Minimum Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED or related experience and/or training: or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • 3-5 years of experience as a lathe or mill machinist

  • Previous experience in a manufacturing environment or related field

  • Capable of inspecting own work

  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, team-focused environment

  • Must be 18 years of age or older

  • Must be authorized to work in the US

Job Conditions and Physical Activities Required

  • Manufacturing/Production environment. Movement within the office and around an active manufacturing/warehousing facility

  • While performing duties of the job, employee is required to move around; use hands to handle objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear

  • Required to wear safety glasses and utilize other safety equipment as required while present on the production floor

  • Noise levels are moderate with intermittent spikes

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: Operations

Business Unit: Airtech