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IDEX Director, Supply Chain & Planning in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

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The Director, Supply Chain and Planning is responsible for leading the overall supply chain operations, including purchasing, commodity management, selection and management of suppliers, inventory management and operations planning process (including parts procurement) to deliver exceptional service to our customers, favorable business performance, leverage the enterprise resource planning system, and resolve supply chain issues.

Scope of Responsibilities:

  • Lead the inventory and operations planning and execution processes (including parts procurement) for the Corken and Liquid Controls business units.

  • Provide leadership and guidance to the inventory control, procurement, and production scheduling teams.

  • Establish a robust SIOP process along with an integrated master production schedule that ties in the supply and demand forecasts to improved production throughput, operational efficiency and OTD for our customers

  • Lead a team that develops, executes, and monitors planning strategies implemented within the enterprise resource planning system to meet service level and inventory objectives. This would include demand and supply planning, master production scheduling, and finished goods planning.

  • Provide input to the monthly sales demand planning meetings and lead the monthly supply planning meetings within the sales, inventory, and operations planning process (SIOP).

  • Provide supply recommendations to the AFS executive leadership team in the monthly SIOP executive review meeting.

  • Responsible for procurement and management of all Raw, WIP, and Finished Goods inventory to support overall business objectives.

  • Maintain a strong working relationship with business partners and a thorough functional knowledge of the supply chain, performance measures and information flows.

  • Lead the team in delivering improved business results in order fill rate performance, inventory turns, slow moving and obsolete inventory and other metrics through process improvement work.

  • Provide early identification of problems, advise senior leadership of risks and recommend options and/or corrective action.

  • Monitor team performance, provide feedback and development opportunities.

  • Collaborate with finance to ensure that relevant inputs are provided for a successful financial reconciliation meeting within the SIOP process.

  • Utilize lean tools to develop and continuously improve standardized planning processes and collaborate with all functional areas to drive efficiencies across the business.

  • Work closely with Sales, Marketing, Finance, and Operations to implement seamless material transitions or new product introductions with minimal obsolescence.

  • Identity and expand current list of vendors for sourcing products to lower product costs and improve overall profitability of the company.

  • Responsible for inventory management to develop Plan For Every Part (PFEP)strategies to achieve target inventory turnover while minimizing negative customer impacts due to product shortage or delays.

  • Verify and enforce supplier performance (On-time delivery, quality, ethics, etc.) and holding suppliers accountable when performance does not meet expectations; develop vendor bill back process.

  • Responsible for ensuring the demand plan, supply plan and production plans are integrated into a level-loaded master schedule that will optimize production efficiency.


  • Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university required

  • 10+ years of related experience in Materials, Supply, Inventory Control, and Scheduling required

  • 3+ years of experience in a leadership role utilizing the SIOP process required

  • APICS certification preferred.

  • Experience working with lean concepts and tools.

  • Must be able to travel up to 10% of the time

  • Proficient with ERP systems (JDEdwards strongly preferred)

  • Excellent analytical, verbal, and written communications skills

  • Strong organizational skills with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail

  • Ability to work/operate independently with minimal oversight, but with focused objectives and discipline to obtain results.

  • Proven project management skills.

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: Advanced Flow Solutions (Corken)

Job Segment: FMT Fluid & Metering Technologies