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CNC / Maintenance Operator

IPEX Group of Companies Garden City, KS
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Company Overview

Who we are

The Leaders in Thermoplastic Piping Systems

As the leader in thermoplastic piping systems, the IPEX companies design and manufacture the largest, most recognized and diverse range of integrated piping products Everything professionals need to manage the full spectrum of todays municipal, industrial, commercial and residential challenges.

At IPEX, our systems can be found wherever people live, work, and play; below streets, inside walls, and under counters. As a trusted name in building and infrastructure for more than 50 years, we are a customer-focused company that grows through product innovation broadening the solution for the entire industry.

When you invest in us, we invest in you

As a customer-focused organization, we believe in honesty, fairness, and integritythe Golden Rule. Within IPEX, roles span a range of disciplines, including engineering, R&D, innovation management, sales, marketing, Plant and Warehouse Operators. IPEX supports a culture of respect and equal opportunity. We promote from within and encourage development within a role. This practice helps our people grow a depth of product knowledge and expertise that fosters trust and long-term relationships with our customers.

We are dedicated to providing an engaging and positive work environment. Many of our employees have enjoyed working for us the greater part of their careers; we have many employees with 20, 25 and even 30 years of experience. IPEX offers opportunities for learning and advancement.

The Responsible Choice for Over 50 Years

Every day construction projects are breaking ground in some of the worlds toughest and most demanding environments. Chances are IPEX brand products and people are there. Whether it is a water pipe being installed for a municipal system in the dead chill of an Alberta winter, or electrical fittings being installed in a new Arizona residential development under a punishing desert sun, an IPEX company is hard at work delivering reliable performance and value. However, what IPEX offers goes far beyond pipes, valves and fittings. Our commitment to excellence means IPEX also brings accountability, reliability and integrity to each project, backed by strong distributor relationships and the industrys most comprehensive and experienced sales and support network. It is what has made IPEX the responsible choice in North America for over fifty years.

IPEX Integrated Total Solutions

IPEX companies offer a comprehensive range of thermoplastic materials, products and accessories for a wide spectrum of demanding markets and applications. From systems that convey water, chemicals and gases, to conduit that carries power and data cabling. In resin materials from PVC and ABS to PVDF and PE. From solvent cements and cutting tools to electrofusion systems. No matter the product or application, every IPEX system comes with the integrated system advantage. What this means is that customers can be confident everything they need for their particular application is backed by the same company, instead of buying a piping system with components from different manufacturers.

Position: CNC / Maintenance Operator

Our Garden City, Kansas location is looking for a CNC / Maintenance Operator to join their team. This is a great opportunity for a committed and highly skilled candidate to become a part of a large organization in an Industrial Manufacturing environment. The incumbent will be reporting to the Fabrication Manager at the plant.


Principle Accountabilities:

  • Plan and layout work assignments from complex blueprints, sketches, or verbal instruction and accomplish these assignments with the maximum efficiency.
  • Operating a CNC Router for shaping product.
  • Operate hoisting and lifting devices to position machinery and parts during installation, set-up, and operations.
  • Competently and safely, use all tools and operate all machine tools.
  • Capable of providing training, instruction, and direction to apprentices or helpers assigned to them during the course of their duties.
  • Work with other classifications of employees in emergency situations, in plant shutdown periods, and in times when machinery is not operating and perform any duties necessary to get equipment and machinery back into operation in minimum time.
  • Conduct other ad-hoc duties as assigned.

Knowledge & Skills Requirements

  • Required understand and knowledge of SolidWorks/SolidCAM Software for CNC Router
  • Knowledge and understanding of a CNC Router
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment is an asset
  • Good communication skills both written and verbal
  • Knowledge of Health and Safety practices is necessary

Benefits include Health Insurance (Medical, Dental and Vision Plans), Disability Insurance, and an excellent 401K Pension Program

Working Conditions

This role spends almost 100% of their time in a plant environment requiring varying degrees of considerable physical labor. Unassisted max lifting of 30 Lb, pulling, pushing heavy objects with assistance, standing and walking cover the majority of work. Personal safety is affected by exposure to heat, dust, noise levels and the use of equipment such as sharp blades and presses. High amount of sensory attention is required. Limited control of work pace and unpredictable workflow brings considerable stresses to this position. The incumbent understands, respects and adheres to the workplace Health & Safety rules and regulations.

If interested, please forward your resume to Karan Osmond, Human Resources at only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

IPEX is committed to providing accommodation for people with disabilities throughout the recruitment process and, upon request, will work with qualified job applicants to provide suitable accommodation in a manner that takes into account the applicants accessibility needs due to disability. Accommodation requests are available to candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process for IPEX jobs. To request accommodation, please contact HR at

IPEX Group of Companies


Garden City, KS

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