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IDEX Manufacturing - Operator 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.


Under direct supervision and following established procedures, operates production machines to manufacture components to item specifications.


Machines production parts by operating equipment such as arbor presses, drill presses, mechanical and hydraulic presses, molding machines, production lathes and mills including NC &CNC equipment using existing setups and/or fixtures. Starts and stops machines as required to maintain quality, safety, and production efficiency.

Uses quality control gauges and typical measuring tools such as dial calipers, and outside and depth micrometers, to monitor production parts for conformance to specifications.

Obtains tools from tool crib and returns them when finished or at the end of the shift and in a satisfactory condition. Replace dull tools such as drills, reamers, end and shell mills as needed.

Submits parts to in-process inspection in accordance with accepted procedures.

Utilize Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing tools, as applicable, to reduce process variation, eliminate non-value added activities and defects and improve customer satisfaction.

Participation in at least one Kaizen event or on at least one six sigma project team annually.

Maintains regular and reliable attendance.


Makes minor tooling changes and adjustments necessary to maintain the quality of production.

Maintains proper lubrication and fluid levels to ensure safe and efficient machine operation and maintains scheduling documents.

Removes scrap metal from machines necessary to maintain safe and efficient machine operation. Reports equipment or tooling malfunction to lead or supervisor.

Moves parts from area to area and completes appropriate documentation.

Participates in ongoing Statistical Quality Control.

Performs all other duties as assigned or directed.


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

Ability to communicate by speech and hearing continuously. Communication is in person.

Visual acuity is needed for close detail work, operating tools and machinery, using measurement devices, and visual inspection involving small defects and parts.


General manufacturing environment. Work areas may be subject to undesirable temperatures in winter and summer.

May require working with hazardous substances such as but not limited to cutting oils.


High School Graduate or equivalent. Ability to read, write and follow verbal and written instructions. Capable of reading fine graduations on micrometers. Good mechanical aptitudes are required. Normal progression to this grade is 6 to12 months. Must have the Authorization to work in the United States, and be able to 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