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IDEX Area Lead - 2nd Shift in Greenwood, Nebraska

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.

WHO is KZValve?

We specialize in low voltage actuated valves and are strategically located between Lincoln & Omaha near Ashland-Greenwood, a half mile North of exit 420, where we design and assemble our products. We have recently been acquired by IDEX Corporation in May 2022. KZ Valve is a place where you can apply your existing skills and learn new ones in an environment where you can make an impact. Help us keep growing as we expand our reach and product offerings.


The area lead will assist assembly personnel with day-to-day issues as they arise, while actively working in the area, as well as work with the production floor lead and production management to continuously improve processes, flow and quality in the area.

Essential Job Functions

  • Following instructions - verbal and written

  • Basic computer operations

  • Self-monitor quality control

  • Training other production team members

  • Identify ISO concerns and correct

  • Ability to read prints

  • Ability to use hand tools

  • Ability to lift 50 pounds

Lead Functions

  • Approve layer checks for produced parts in the area

  • 2nd part sign offs for produced parts

  • First contact for general questions in the production area

  • Basic trouble shooting of testers, final stations, valves, and actuators

  • Works with the production floor lead to provide improvements and problem solving in the area

  • Work with area team members on startup processes and workload

  • Validate fixtures

  • Run known good and bad in testers

  • Provide feedback and insight on manning and scheduling needs

  • Fulfill other requests, issues, as needed, to keep the area up and running as efficiently as possible


  • Ability to lead by example

  • Ability to work with others


  • Minimum of high school education

  • General understanding and experience in manufacturing

Job Type



  • 3 PM - 11:30 PM

  • Monday to Friday

  • Overtime


High school or equivalent (Preferred)

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).

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Job Family: Operations

Business Unit: KZValve