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IDEX CNC Programmer in Cedar Falls, Iowa

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.

The Operations team at Viking Pump, Inc. - A Unit of IDEX Corporation is currently accepting applications for a CNC Programmer skilled in CAM programming, and experience working with advanced CNC machines and to maintain machining excellence at our vertically integrated Machine Shop in Cedar Falls, IA.


Develop, program, evaluate, troubleshoot, and recommend CNC machine tools, utilizing personal computers, CAM software, and DNC systems.


  • Develop efficient CNC programs and related materials using tool drawings, fixture drawings, part prints, and associated documents.

  • Work with operators, lead people, supervisors, manufacturing engineers, and other internal and external resources to optimize old and new processes and assist in training of these processes.

  • Recommend new or revised tooling, fixtures, equipment, software, and process improvements to support efficient operations.

  • Conduct special studies, assist with capital research, serve on special teams, and provide support for Statistical Process Control (SPC) or other quality initiatives as required.

  • Proactively communicate operations, problems, and opportunities as they arise.

  • Take positive action to advance personal knowledge of manufacturing technology, CNC programming, CAM software, DNC technology, and related information.

  • Maintain appropriate records and documentation to assist in the control and evaluation of programming operations.

  • Assist in the development of a safe working environment through the use of occupational safety and health standards, including ergonomic principles.

  • Other related duties as required.


  • High school diploma or equivalent required.

  • Manufacturing Technology, Industrial Automation, or related AA or AS degree preferred.

  • Training or experience working with CAM software required; EdgeCam preferred.

  • Varied CNC operating experience desirable.


  • Requires extensive knowledge of machine processes, capabilities, and resources available.

  • Strong knowledge of general math, geometry, and trigonometry.

  • Visualization ability required.


  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products including, but not limited to, Word, Excel, and Outlook.

  • Knowledge of computer basics required.


  • Ability to move within office and manufacturing complex, write by hand and keyboard, and perform general office functions.

  • Ability to communicate by speech and hearing via phone and in person.

  • Visual acuity needed for close detail work and computer use.

  • General manufacturing, warehouse and office environment.


  • Must have the ability to effectively communicate with customers, suppliers and all levels of corporate and company personnel.

  • Requires frequent contact with personnel from all departments, at all management levels, and outside vendors.

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: Viking Pump