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IDEX Production Manager in Brenham, Texas

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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 Production Manager is responsible for achievement of production metrics through overall administration of staff and processes, providing general work direction by distributing the workflow within the production department, scheduling, and monitoring work deadlines, and providing input to the Director of Operations. Additionally, he or she maintains excellent communication with the Planning, Quality, and Supply Chain groups and other operational functions. Responsible to drive training and cross-training in their respective areas.


  • Responsible for executing on the production level metrics (safety, quality, cost) and achieving targets related to Backlog, Past Dues, and OTD

  • Ensures products are manufactured within standard lead times and at standard costs; in the event of variances, determines root cause and implements effective corrective actions

  • Utilizes the ERP system (Oracle-JDE) to analyze backlog, facilitate better decision making and drive efficiency

  • Responsible for all aspects of production including direct labor staffing, operational targets, inventory management, and capital expenditure requests

  • Collaborates with Supply Chain to proactively manage inventory to increase turns

  • Hires and develops talent; leads and drives performance management in Production areas

  • Supports Production Supervisors in managing team KPIs, enforcing company policy, and partnering with HR to ensure high job satisfaction

  • Takes actions to allocate resources, train employees, and close internal skill gaps

  • Cultivates employee involvement by positively empowering employees to be active participants in lean, quality, and safety initiatives

  • Drives the adoption of 80/20 and continuous improvement to increase capacity and reduce operating costs

  • Drives Cell (Level 3) & Plant (Level 2) Daily Management across all production areas and provides valuable input and escalations to Semicon (Level 1) Daily Management

  • Analyzes data and implements best practices to reduce order lead time, improve production planning, and increase operational capacity

  • May lead or contribute to special projects as required by the business


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Supply Chain Management, Manufacturing / Technology, or equivalent preferred

  • Minimum 2 years proven shop floor operations leadership experience in a multi-functional manufacturing environment; In lieu of educational degree, a total of 6 years of shop floor leadership/supervisory experience

  • Working knowledge and training in Lean manufacturing concepts and techniques with exposure to Kanban managed supply chain, preferred.

  • Ability to understand and interpret blueprints and engineering specifications

  • Prior ERP experience in a manufacturing environment, planning experience is a plus

  • Must be knowledgeable in administrative procedures; production and/or engineering documentation, work schedules, set-ups, methods and procedures

  • Must be knowledgeable and able to perform safety and housekeeping requirements; as well as other associated material, administrative, operational or employee relations matters that may affect their work area or assignments.

  • Must possess necessary interpersonal skills, written, verbal and other technical skills to properly direct, assist and train personnel.

  • Experience working with site certifications such as ISO9001 and ISO14001


  • While performing duties of the job, employee is required to move around and be still; use hands to handle objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear.

  • Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

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: PPE