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IDEX MANUFACTURING OPERATOR – Lapping and Passivation in Vancouver, Washington

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.

Join our team! We manufacture small precision parts that make a big difference!

Monday through Friday, 6:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. with occasional overtime required.

Pay Range: $18.39 - $27.75 per hour (dependent upon experience)

We offer medical, dental, vision, prescription insurance, life insurance, short-term disability, tuition reimbursement, 10 days paid vacation, sick leave, 10 paid holidays, an annual bonus and, an annual merit increase dependent upon performance!

Under limited supervision, uses control mechanisms or direct physical activity to operate machines or processes, monitors and reviews information from materials, events, or the environment to assess problems, handles, installs, positions and moves materials, inspects equipment or materials to identify the cause of errors or other problems or defects and observes, receives, and obtains information from relevant sources. Manages multiple priorities. The Machine Operator performs the following tasks:

  • Study dimensions and tolerances from blue prints or work orders to assess parts specifications and to determine surface finish using abrasive powders for materials that demand very tight tolerances of flatness, parallelism, thickness, or finish.

  • Set up and adjust machine controls according to specifications, using knowledge of machine operation.

  • Manually lift and position small parts into a hopper or onto a machining table; safely moves materials within the facility for proper disposal.

  • Runs post-fabrication processes to finish parts requiring the usage of citric acid to remove particles from the surfaces of manufactured parts.

  • Inspect or measure finished parts to determine conformance to specifications, using measuring instruments such as gauges or micrometers.

  • Set up, operate, and tend to equipment and other tools; observe machine operations to detect any problems, making adjustments as necessary to correct problems.

  • Miscellaneous other duties as assigned.


  • Use safety equipment such as steel-toed shoes, safety glasses, and gloves for working with chemicals.

  • Frequent standing and moving about in a production facility.

  • Ability to transport up to 50 lbs. frequently

  • Ability to move freely within a production facility.


  • High School Diploma plus at least three years of CNC machine operations experience

  • Knowledge of pump and small frame motors is preferred.

  • Practical knowledge and use of computer software preferably with Microsoft Office Suite, ERP (JD Edwards), and Manufacturing Intelligence Software (Hertzler).

  • Must be authorized to work in the United States and have lawful access to controlled technology as required for this position.

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: Micropump

Job Segment: HST Health & Science Technologies