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IDEX Quality & CI Manager in Boulder, Colorado

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.

This position will help drive product and process quality at Advanced Thin Films through Continuous Improvement and Quality leadership for internal and external customers.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop quality roadmap in alignment with business goals and objectives

  • Initiate, facilitate, and lead cross functional teams for structured problem solving and improvement projects utilizing various quality tools including Lean and Six Sigma methodologies

  • Ensure improvement effort follow through documentation and communication of best practices and lessons learned

  • Identify and drive actions to reduce waste and improve product flow and quality

  • Lead, develop and coach team to drive sustained improvements in quality and lean principles

  • Objectively review and qualify product or process data using statistical techniques

  • Lead quality planning for development projects or changed processes to ensure risks and opportunities are addressed prior to moving to scaled production

  • Support ongoing quality systems needs surrounding nonconforming material, document change requests, CAPA system, Supplier Corrective action system, training, audits, and RMA system

  • Monitor in-process and final testing and inspection activities. Track and adjust quality control checks of critical processes in production using charts, statistical data, and reports to ensure customers’ requirements are fulfilled

  • Lead maintenance of ISO registration through participation in periodic surveillance and certification audits, and the internal audit program

  • Mentor, and champion activities to continue quality culture within organization

  • Lead quality system training requirements of personnel: provide classroom-type and on-the-job training when needed, and maintain training records

  • Support returned Goods program from receipt of the returns to closure. Facilitate inspections, containment activities, investigations, dispositions, and communication with the customers

  • Support Nonconformance Reporting program including investigations, disposition, and action plan development by partnering with production and engineering teams

  • Other quality functions as determined necessary by business or customer or customer need

  • Maintains and continues to develop professional and technical knowledge by participating in training, seminars, and benchmarking best practices

  • Develop, train and audit on best practices to ensure employee performance and development

  • Drives cross functional leadership to ensure quality priorities and objectives are met

Desired Skills, Experience, Qualifications:

  • Degree from an accredited institution in a related field, or equivalent related on the job education and experience

  • The person must have or be willing to gain working knowledge of quality management systems, ISO 9001 requirements, Lean Principles, Six Sigma and proficient knowledge of statistics

  • Familiarity with Aerospace and automotive manufacturing and systems

  • Related certifications such as Certified Quality Engineer, Lean Six Sigma Blackbelt are preferred

  • The ability to adapt to work effectively in an environment of change, uncertainty, and ambiguity

  • Deep understanding and application of problem solving tools for root cause and corrective action

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Experience in Engineered to Order (ETO) manufacturing industry

  • Demonstrated experience in Continuous Improvement and Lean principles

  • Strong understanding of manufacturing technologies, processes, and accepted good manufacturing practices

This position may require lawful access to ITAR/EAR controlled information and employees in this role will need to meet those requirements. Requirements include US Citizenship or US Permanent Resident.

Compensation Information:

Salary Range: $110 - 120k annually

Bonus: This position is eligible for company discretionary bonus

Our comprehensive U.S. benefit offerings include: Health benefits, 401(k) retirement savings program with company match, etc. and at least 80 hours of vacation, as well as holiday, personal and sick time.

More information on our benefits and rewards can be found on our career page:

IDEX is an equal opportunity employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

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: Engineering

Business Unit: Advanced Thin Films

Job Segment: HST Health & Science Technologies