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IDEX Assembly Manager in Crawfordsville, Indiana

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Banjo Corporation, located outside of Indianapolis, Indiana specializes in injection molding of glass reinforced polypropylene with an excellent reputation for high quality. We have been in business for over 55 years and pride ourselves with innovative designs, skillful engineering, and precise manufacturing in a cohesive environment. Banjo is a business unit of IDEX Corporation.

IDEX (NYSE: IEX) is a company that has undoubtedly touched your life in some way. In fact, we make thousands of products that are mission critical components in everyday activities. If you or a family member is battling cancer or another life-threatening disease, your doctor may have tested your DNA in a quest to find the best targeted medicine for you. It’s likely your DNA test was run on equipment that contains components made by our IDEX Health & Science team ( . You can enjoy fresh fruits and vegetables thanks in part to Banjo ( , an IDEX company. Banjo valves are used on the agriculture sprayers that apply fertilizer on crops. And if you were ever in a car accident, the Hurst Jaws of Life® ( /LUKAS® tool may have rescued you.

Founded in 1988 with three small, entrepreneurial manufacturing companies, we’re proud to say that we now call 40 diverse businesses around the world part of the IDEX family. With 7,000 employees and manufacturing operations in more than 20 countries, IDEX is a high-performing, global $2+ billion company committed to making trusted solutions that improve lives. For more information, visit .


The Assembly Manager is responsible for leading assembly teams to achieve key safety, productivity, quality, and cost metrics by communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results; coaching and addressing performance issues; and ensuring adherence to systems, policies, and procedures. Knowledge of continuous improvement and lean tools will be a key part of successfully reducing waste and driving team accountability.


  • Maintain a safe and clean work environment by educating and directing personnel on the use of all department machinery, equipment, and resources, maintaining compliance with established policies and procedures. Responsible for 5S within the work areas.

  • Inform Management of safety issues, reports workplace injury or incident

  • Develop and drive root cause countermeasures for safety concerns and incidents

  • Investigate workplace incidents

  • Communicate known safety hazards

  • Encourage and enforce safety rules and safe work habits with team members

  • Update EHS Action Tracker Quality

  • Communicate quality issues to Team Leaders and management

  • Create work instructions

  • Assist Quality engineers in driving root cause countermeasures on internal and customer quality complaints

  • Disposition of parts, use defective parts to teach and train your associates Productivity

  • Set Daily Goals for the team to Improve Safety, Quality, and Productivity

  • Plan and communicate to other shift supervisors any overtime needs

  • Manage inventory control processes

  • Reduce Cost, scrap, purge, downtime

  • Attend and communicate shift results in Daily Management Meeting

  • Trend and track manufacturing performance OEE, and improvement

  • Perform Root Cause Analysis of missed targets; drive action plans to address the root cause

  • Create and use Visual Management tools

  • Participate in and support Rapid Improvement Events (Kaizen) Other Responsibilities

  • Coach, develop and mentor team members

  • Responsible for aiding in own self-development by participation in all training made available by the company

  • Manage individual team members’ performance through writing and delivering meaningful midyear and year-end reviews

  • Work with HR to develop and deliver disciplinary action when needed and appropriate

  • Update the timekeeping system (Dimensions) Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Operations Management, Business, Supply Chain, Leadership or other related field or equivalent experience

  • A minimum of 3 years of supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment

  • Ability to develop an engaged team which meets or exceeds KPI’s

  • Influential communication skills

  • Strong leadership, organizational and planning skills that demonstrate business acumen and emotional intelligence to build credible working relationships

  • Ability to multitask and deliver expected results

  • Proficient computer skills (Excel, Access, ERP systems)

  • Servant leadership mindset and actions; ability to create an engaging and inclusive environment

  • Demonstrated project management experience

  • Experience in lean manufacturing / continuous improvement environment

  • Strong problem-solving skills based appropriate data collection and analysis.

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: Banjo

Job Segment: FMT Fluid & Metering Technologies