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IDEX Mechanical Assembler 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.


An Assembler is a multi-skilled employee that will work in different departments according to production demand that performs a wide variety of activities associated with product assembly and finishing in sub-assembly, final assembly, and testing processes. The work is performed according to assembly instructions, blueprint specifications, standard operation procedures and parts list.


  • Assembles equipment components, sub-assemblies and accessories, as required for the assigned stage of production

  • Read, interpret and follow blueprints, diagrams, engineering drawings, specification, bills of material and other written instruction or procedures to accurately assembly equipment and products

  • Perform quality work checks to insure the products meet quality standards

  • Identify product defects and complete appropriate documentation when defects are identified

  • Rework and/or repair assembled equipment and products according to engineering specification changes

  • Safely use various hand, air and power tools

  • Inspect, test, and verify accuracy of assembled article for conformance to standards, using measuring or testing equipment, or by visual examination

  • Perform other duties as required

  • Serve as team member and resource for other departments

  • Actively participate in problem prevention and problem solving as part of HURST's ongoing program of continuous improvement

  • Responsible for aiding in own self-development by being available and receptive to training made available by the company

  • Plan daily activities within the guidelines of company policy, job description, and manager’s instruction in such a way as to maximize personal output

  • Responsible for keeping own immediate work area in a neat and orderly condition to ensure safety to self and co-workers

  • Report any unsafe conditions and/or practices to the appropriate manager and human resources and immediately correct unsafe conditions to the best of own ability


High School Diploma or GED required

Must be mechanically inclined and good with hand and power tools

Ability to work with a Hoist and/or Crain

Basic math requirements, including addition, subtraction, multiplication and division


Thrive in a team environment and work well with others

Demonstrate good organizational skills and follow-up techniques

Must be able to multitask

Ability to work in a fast pace environment

Must be detail oriented

Demonstrate responsibility, respect, dependability, patience, and productivity in order to create a positive work environment


One (1) to three (3) plus years of manufacturing assembly experience




Exposure to manufacturing environment

Noise level may vary from moderate to noisy/loud in the plant area

Proper use of safety equipment such as steel-toed shoes, goggles, safety glasses, gloves, apron and face shield must be observed

Must be able to independently lift up to 50 pounds on a continuous basis


No travel

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: Hurst

Job Segment: FSD Fire & Safety/Diversified Products