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IDEX Coating Maintenance Technician - B Shift in West Henrietta, New York

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JOB TITLE: Coating Maintenance Technician - B Shift

REPORTING TO: Facilities 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.


IH&S is currently looking for a hands-on Coating Maintenance Technician to support its thin-film coating operations. The right candidate will have significant experience with thin film coating technologies, hardware and associated vacuum systems and electronics.


  • Support the thin-film coating operation with vacuum equipment and electronics expertise

  • Real-time troubleshooting of coating issues based on root cause assessment

  • Support off-line improvement projects as related to maintenance, uptime and MTBF

  • Support facility systems as needed

  • Work with engineering and manufacturing to improve process and equipment reliability


  • A minimum of a 2-year technical degree and 3 or more years of experience with high-vacuum deposition, or 6 or more years relevant experience;

  • Direct experience with ion sources and electron guns; desirable;

  • Direct experience with the repair, diagnostics and root-cause analysis of vacuum coating equipment issues;

  • Formal electronics and vacuum training desirable;

  • Experience with facility systems, including HVAC, compressed air, and chilled-water systems desirable;

  • Experience using measurement systems as applied to thin film coating production, such as spectrophotometers, interferometers, oscilloscopes and other electrical, optical and mechanical test equipment

  • Strong written and oral communication skills;

  • Proficiency with MS office;

  • Basic understanding of computer hardware and interfaces;

  • Willingness to work flexible work hours including weekends and/or holidays.

  • The right candidate will have a clear desire to succeed and be effective working in a fast-paced environment.

  • On a personal level, the candidate will exhibit the highest standards of integrity, deliver upon all commitments, and be a highly motivated, team player.


  • Demonstrate a clear desire to succeed and be effective working in a fast-paced environment

  • Exhibit the highest standards of integrity, deliver upon all commitments, and be a highly motivated, team player

  • This is a B shift position

IDEX Health & Science LLC., a Unit of IDEX Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to workforce diversity

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: IH&S (West Henrietta COE)

Job Segment: HST Health & Science Technologies