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IDEX Continuous Improvement Leader in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

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 continuous improvement leader is responsible for planning, organizing, and leading the successful execution of continuous Improvement objectives for Advanced Flow Systems in support of the IDEX Operating Model.

Deliverables include incremental improvement in safety, quality, customer satisfaction, and efficiency.

Essential functions:

  • Training and educating the operations team at all levels in rapid improvement methodology (RIE)

  • Supporting the goal deployment process leading to incremental and breakthrough improvements

  • Leading RIEs at a cadence which develops and supports the continuous improvement culture

  • Development of value stream map as a guide for improvements to the product delivery systems

  • Development of RIE champions through training and mentorships

  • Support functional operations leaders in driving standardization, 5S, and waste elimination


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, supply chain, or business management

  • Formal training/certification in lean principles required

  • Formal training/certification in Six Sigma preferred

  • Minimum 5 (five) years of experience in a precision industrial manufacturing environment

Specific knowledge, skills and/or experience:

  • Strong change management skills and demonstrated experience changing a culture to a Lean environment.

  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels of the organization

  • Effective cross-functional leadership skills

  • Ability to leverage technology to sustain improvement

  • Lead by example to ensure our highest quality manufacturing practices are being met

Work environment:

  • Exposure to manufacturing environment

  • Noise level may vary from moderate to noisy/loud in the plant area

  • Proper use of safety equipment such as steel-toed shoes, goggles, safety glasses, gloves, apron, and face shield must be observed

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: Energy