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IDEX ATS Machine Operator in West Henrietta, New York

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JOB TITLE: Alignment Turning Systems (ATS) Machine Operator

REPORTING TO: Manufacturing Manager

LOCATION: West Henrietta, NY


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Who is IDEX Health & Science (IH&S)?

As a business unit of IDEX Corporation, IH&S has a long history of driving growth in life sciences and healthcare by embracing innovation and redefining the supplier-customer relationship. The work we do every day allows us to discover key insights and break new ground to create some of the most meaningful technologies that have a lasting impact on companies, industries, and society. One of business segments is called Life Science Optics and we are looking to add more talent to the team.

Life Science Optics (LSO):

Our newly opened Optics Center of Excellence (COE) in West Henrietta, NY , is a manufacturing and R&D focused team that sits at the leading edge of high-end optics for life sciences. Focused on assisting partners at every stage of the development processes, we invest in people and infrastructure to drive bold ideas and pragmatic solutions. With its optics-rich foundation of talent, universities, and supporting businesses, Rochester is the ideal location to elevate your career with fascinating work and endless opportunities.

Our formula for success is simple. We work hard to maintain a culture where you can own your work; you are encouraged to try new ideas in a collaborative environment; and you can apply your skillset to enable our clients to gain a competitive advantage in their own market. At IDEX Health & Science, you have the opportunity to work with a great group of people, mentor others, and build a great future.


An ATS Operator is a highly skilled technician that creates precision mounted optics by utilizing alignment turning machines and associated metrology.


  • Operate and setup alignment turning machining centers.

  • Understand CNC programming and have the ability to create and/or modify CNC programs.

  • Operate tradition inspection equipment such as toolmaker’s microscope, micrometers, height gages, and Vernier calipers.

  • Ability to read and understand both optical and traditional blueprints.


  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, use hands to fingers, handle or feel, and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, and crouch.

  • The job may involve prolong periods of sitting/standing.

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. May involve prolonged periods of magnified inspection (eye strain)

  • Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm, hand and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp.

  • The employee is frequently required to use the computer.


  • May involve the use of oils and solvents.

  • Subject to some soilage and irritation from cleaning solutions.

  • Safety Glasses are required

  • May require area specific safety training

  • The employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and fumes or airborne paper particles.

  • May work at different workstations as production needs require, or shifts from one station to another, during the production process.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent.

  • 1 Years of CNC machining experience

  • 1 Years of CNC programming experience

  • Knowledge of optical testing and test equipment


  • Advanced Math Skills

  • Basic computer skills (Word, Excel, etc.)

  • Ability to follow directions and processes

  • Good communication skills

  • Blueprint Reading

  • Analytical troubleshooting/problem solving

  • Decision making

  • Independent work habits

  • Good time management skills

  • CNC Programming

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).

Business Unit: IH&S (West Henrietta COE)

Job Segment: HST Health & Science Technologies