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IDEX Machinist in Shelby, North Carolina

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.


Machinist are responsible for a variety of machine specific functions-from setting-up equipment, loading material, optimizing efficiency, maintaining machines, performing first piece, and quality checks.


  • Machine production parts by operating and setting up equipment such as CNC Lathes and CNC Mills using existing tooling and/or fixtures.

  • 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 malfunctions to appropriate contact within facility.

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

  • Make adjustments to tool and work offsets as necessary to maintain product quality.

  • Follow all safety rules and regulations.

  • Ability to perform monthly and quarterly preventative maintenance tasks with assistance from maintenance team.

  • Maintain a clean and organized workstation.

  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints and drawings.

  • Familiarity with GD&T nomenclature.

  • Perform other duties as required.


  • High School Graduate or equivalent.

  • Minimum of 3-years of experience as a CNC Machinist and/or has demonstrated certain skills and product knowledge.

  • Capable of determining start and end points of angles by using a working and demonstrated knowledge of trigonometry and geometry.

  • Capable of reading micrometers, dial calipers, bore gauges, and other precision measuring devices.

  • Base knowledge of speed and feed calculation based on material to be machined.

  • Base knowledge of proper tooling selection based on material to be machined.


  • Experience in a manufacturing environment.

  • Familiarity and experience with precision measuring tools.

  • Good mechanical aptitude required.

  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds frequently, write by hand and keyboard, and operate small measurement devices.

  • Ability to stand 10 hours per shift.

  • 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 communicate clearly and concisely with peers, engineers, and supervisors the needs, opportunities, and issues on machines and production parts.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to risk of trauma to fingers and hands. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

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: Hurst