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IDEX Value Stream Manager in Bristol, Connecticut

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.


Value Stream Manager


Bristol, Connecticut


IDEX Health & Science-Bristol


Bristol Site Leader


The Value Stream Manager (VSM) will oversee their respective Value Stream(s) day-to-day activities. They will lead their team to meet daily, monthly, quarterly and annual targets/goals and provide a high level of leadership for the employees within the Value Stream to improve the engagement scores. The VSM drives profitable growth, delivers outstanding customer service, develops a technically qualified workforce, and reduces operating costs and inventories through incremental & continuous improvement projects. The focus of this role is to drive labor productivity, throughput, and customer OTD. This role will lead a production group, provide coaching, support, and direction to drive employee engagement.


  • Administers application of company policies, including performance evaluations, attendance, safety, grievances, and routine working rules and regulations

  • Hires, trains, and motivates personnel as required

  • Identifies product/production problems, review production re-work and rejected part inspection reports. Assist in determining and eliminate causes

  • Identifies staffing and equipment needed to meet production requirements

  • Maintains a safe working environment for all employees

  • Schedules approved overtime following accepted practices

  • Transitions new products from engineering to production to meet new/rapid/prototype requirements

  • Works with support departments to minimize rejects and maintain optimum production flow


  • Communicates with peers and management using respect, integrity, cooperation, teamwork, and professionalism

  • Deploy 8020 principles focusing on the highest valued product and customer opportunity

  • Design & maintain the capacity model for the site to ensure adequate resources & operators to meet the needs of the customer for the short & long term

  • Developing plans to expand the workforce and equipment as needed for future growth

  • Ensures individual accountability for meeting product quality standards and production schedule commitments

  • Help operations team to execute the plan to meet the needs of the customer while improving processes and achieving the operations KPIs

  • Implement an action plan to improve the iSay survey results for the operations team

  • Lead the value stream team to develop/implement/execute the production plan

  • Manage operations team to meet the daily production needs of the customer and the OTD goal for the site

  • Partner with management on lean process projects to reduce waste and improve efficiencies

  • Promote the IDEX Values of trust, team, & excellence as behavior that encourage employees to perform their best

  • Responsible for all aspects of managing the Value Stream to include employee growth, budget planning, employment decisions related to employees, and performance assessment of team leaders and employees

  • Stand as a constant advocate for the site

  • Support RIE events and process improvements for the business

  • Utilizes the IDEX Difference (Great Teams, 8020 focus, and Customer Obsession) as a tool to create a competitive advantage

  • Work hand-in-hand with the ME/Facilities Mgr. & Quality Mgr. to drive process improvements for the site


  • Minimum 5 years of experience working in a manufacturing environment

  • Strong manufacturing/operations background

  • Bachelor’s Degree (in a technical field)

  • Excellent computer skills required understanding of lean concepts & tools

  • Excellent people skills and strong leadership skills

  • Management experience required

  • Positive interpersonal and facilitation skills with excellent presentation

  • Written/verbal communication skills to properly direct, assist and train personnel


At IDEX Health & Science, we have a long history of driving growth in life sciences and healthcare by embracing innovation and redefining the supplier-customer relationship. The work we do every day allows us to discover key insights and break new ground to create some of the most meaningful technologies that have a lasting impact on companies, industries, and society. Our formula for success is simple. We work hard to maintain a culture where you can own your work; you are encouraged to try new ideas in a collaborative environment, and you can apply your skill set to enable our clients to gain a competitive advantage in their market. At IDEX Health & Science, you can work with a great group of people, mentor others, and build a great future.


IDEX Corporation is a leading manufacturer of diversified products in health, science, safety, fire, and fluidics. Operating in 24 countries, IDEX is an innovative and rapidly growing company focused on delivering excellence through diverse, winning teams. IDEX is a lean, non-bureaucratic, and high-performing environment with a strong reputation for providing career growth opportunities. We’re a global provider of applied solutions serving a variety of markets. These include life science and medical technologies, process industry and infrastructure-related technical sales, industrial/municipal fire, and rescue - to name just a few.

Are you ready to join a different kind of company where our people, culture, and commitments are centered around providing trusted solutions that improve lives around the world?

IDEX Health & Science Is an Equal Opportunity Employer Committed to Workforce Diversity

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).

Business Unit: IH&S (Bristol)

Job Segment: HST Health & Science Technologies