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IDEX Production Manager in West Jordan, Utah

If you’re looking for a special place to build or grow your career, you’ve found it. Whether you’re an experienced professional, a recent college graduate or somewhere in between, IDEX is a place where you can apply your existing skills and learn new ones in an environment where you can make an impact.

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 the tactical management of all production lines to ensure that the factory meets its objectives for Safety, Quality, Delivery, Cost and Growth on a daily basis. This facility is a book and turn, low volume high mix, single piece flow, assembly manufacturing operation which requires the incumbent to adapt to changes and solve problems on the manufacturing floor in real time to meet its daily commitments to shareholders, customers and employees. The Production Supervisor is also expected to participate in or lead cross functional efforts to strategically improve the production system results in safe behaviors, orderly workplace, scrap reduction, defect elimination, labor productivity, burden expense reduction and flexible capacity planning.


The principle responsibilities consist of, but are not limited to the following:

Build Great Teams

  • Assess and build the leadership, team building and operational skills of the shop floor employees.

  • Ensure that all value streams are staffed and trained to the target profiles.

  • Ensure consistent enforcement of company policy and deploy performance management methods as appropriate.

  • Listen to and respond appropriately to employee concerns in a timely fashion.

  • Role model behaviors consistent with the espoused culture: Integrity, Respect, Accountability and Balance.

Execute with Excellence

  • Immediately identify, contain and resolve safety issues. Ensure safe behaviors and an orderly workplace.

  • Ensure product is shipped meets customer quality requirements and product performance specifications.

  • Supervises the flow of work and to ensure the pace meets expectations of output and on time delivery.

  • Manage overtime and production spending in a way to meet or beat budgetary commitments. Fill a leadership role for semiannual physical inventory activities.

  • Produce, interpret and report all production metrics openly, honestly and consistently.

  • Seek opportunities for continuous improvement to performance against metrics.

  • Communicate and/or escalate effectively across functional boundaries as necessary to secure support and overcome obstacles affecting daily performance requirements.

  • Ensure support programs (such as tool/workbench maintenance) are in place as needed to support operations.

  • Daily opening and closing of the facility.

  • Required to participate in rotating overtime.

  • Other duties assigned by department manager.

Accelerate Profitable Growth

  • Participate in cross functional meetings or projects as necessary to ensure that production capacity and capability is in place for new product launches and/or product changes.

  • Participate in cross functional efforts as assigned designed to reduce operating expenses and reinvest profits for growth initiatives.

Required Education, Skills or Experience

  • Understanding of legal requirements of a management position

  • Prior supervisory experience of an hourly workforce

  • Manufacturing or machining experience

  • Must be able to operate all equipment on the lines

  • Must understand how to maintain tools on the lines

  • Must be familiar with basic Lean concepts such as 5S, Value Streams, Waste Elimination and Single Piece Flow

  • Must be able to identify, calculate, interpret and report operating metrics

  • Must be able to train contracts and employees in their job

  • Must be able to discuss operational excellence methods with line employees (ie describe purpose of a value stream, etc)

  • Must be local to the area or relocate to the area at your own expense on hire

  • Proficiency in MS Excel, Access, MS Powerpoint, MS Word or equivalent

Desired Education, Skills or Experience

  • Lean Manufacturing Certification

  • Six Sigma Green Belt Certification

  • OSHA Certification

  • Experience in an assembly manufacturing operation

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a business or technical field

Typical Work Conditions

  • Standing 8 hours at a time

  • Frequent weekend work (typically Saturdays only)

  • Air and Non-air-conditioned work environment

  • Required to lift up to 50 pounds

  • Use of air and electric powered tools

  • Initial period of employment will include extensive hands on training to learn the products, parts, people and processes

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: Trebor

Job Segment: FMT Fluid & Metering Technologies