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IDEX Value Stream Manager 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 (https://www.idexcorp.com/our-businesses/business-segments/) around the globe, chances are, we have something special for you.

The Value Stream Manager is a key member of the AFS Operations leadership team and is responsible for providing direct management and overall leadership of the assigned value stream, managing safety/regulatory requirements, production quality, delivery, inventory and cost to meet customer expectations by utilizing the Daily Management process in a highly technical assembly and machining environment. This position requires collaboration with the Supply Chain, Quality, Engineering and Commercial teams to balance priorities in a changing and flexible environment. Knowledge of continuous improvement and Lean tools will be a key part of successful problem solving, waste reduction, and driving productivity in production processes. The Value Stream Manager is expected to be a servant leader to their assigned value stream by ensuring all needs are met, team members are accountable to their expectations, and building a cohesive team.

Job Requirements:

  • Production planning in a high mix, low volume environment.

  • Creating and managing workflow and work orders in an MRP system.

  • Driving inventory control/accuracy through sound transactional processes and accountability to such.

  • Utilize team leads and continuous improvement tools to reduce waste/costs while improving daily management processes and driving root cause analysis and action for SQDC KPI’s

  • Effectively produce written documents such as production reports or procedures/ work instructions when necessary.

  • Effectively produce verbal reports and presentations.

  • Implement RCCM methodology to identify source of problems and correct the root cause.

  • Servant leadership of direct labor employees, including accountability to performance standards, evaluating team needs, and removing barriers for the team to meet targets

  • Ability to communicate clearly on business objectives down to individual level and drive for results.

  • Performance management of direct labor personnel including hiring, onboarding, training, compliance, development of career ladder step progressions, and termination if necessary.

  • Responsible for aiding in own self-development by being available and receptive to all training made available by the company

  • Accountable for contact between the value stream and external stakeholders, including commercial or engineering teams, to quickly communicate problems in delivery, quality or process flow.

Job Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • Minimum of 5 years experience in a manufacturing operations

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience formally leading a team

  • Legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship now and in the future

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 5 years experience in manufacturing operations involving machining and mechanical assembly activities.

  • Successful track record of utilizing Continuous Improvement Methodologies (Lean, Six Sigma, TOC)

  • Experience with Operation relocation or acquisition integration

  • Experience with MRP systems, JD Edwards

  • Experience working with ISO 9001 or QMS systems.

  • Demonstrated Mechanical Aptitude

  • Ability to read/interpret engineering drawings or ability to learn

  • Experience leading teams in highly skilled mechanical assembly and machining processes.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel

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: Advanced Flow Solutions (Liquid Controls)

Job Segment: FMT Fluid & Metering Technologies

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