IDEX Operations Manager in Benton Harbor, Michigan
Title: Operations Manager
Business Unit: Gast
2300 Hwy. M-139
Benton Harbor, Michigan, 49022
We are looking to hire an operational trailblazer that can lead a highly engaged operation team of 25-35 hourly direct reports to meet our sales projections, drive SQDC metrics, and execute continuous improvements for the air motor value stream(s).
With 7,000 employees and manufacturing operations in more than 20 countries, IDEX is a high-performing, global enterprise committed to making trusted solutions that improve lives. At Gast, we set the standard in the pneumatic industry. From our comprehensive products and customer service we're continually growing, penetrating new markets and looking to add scalable talent.
Facilitate IDEX Daily Management Meeting and daily planning
Daily Value Stream Walk:
Observing machining and assembly pitch looking for proper flow, disruptions to flow, (identify on issue board), and adherence to standard work instructions
Coaching employees, defect data collection, and talking with operators about disruptions and ideas on continuous improvements
Improve key metrics : OTD, Safety, Quality, Efficiency, Schedule Attainment, Pitch, Productivity
Develop current, future and next state value stream maps
Manage Value Stream Boards
Schedule and drive transformation of improved value streams
Responsible for team building and skill development of the employees in the value stream areas assigned.
Provide regular OIS feedback and administers disciplinary actions when necessary
Works with other value stream owners and managers to develop and administer consistent departmental and corporate policies
Responsible for safety and 5S in assigned value stream areas
Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial or Manufacturing Engineering with at least five (5) years of engineer experience and at least one (1) year demonstrated success in supervision of machinists and/or assemblers, required
Demonstrated knowledge of Lean processes, tools, and one piece flow.
Demonstrated leadership skills
IDEX is an equal opportunity employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled