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IDEX Warehouse/Inventory Supervisor in Rochester, New York

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The Production Supervisor reports to the Manufacturing Manager and has responsibility for the warehouse and inventory which includes effective flow of material from the receiving dock to the warehouse and then throughout the production facility. Primary function is to facilitate accurate material transactions and processing. The warehouse, truck driver, parts area, receiving dock, and shipping dock falls under the responsibility of the Production Supervisor.

Principle Duties :

  • Maintain a safe and healthy work environment by ensuring the production employees use or wear the proper safety equipment and personal protective equipment. Communicate safety policies, rules and regulations and procedures to production employees

  • Leads teams in problem solving and process improvement through investigation of root cause, identification of counter measures and follow up on sustainment. Primary focus on inventory metrics including inventory accuracy through cycle counts and timely inventory transactions

  • Optimize Employee workflow in the following areas – receiving dock, shipping dock, warehouse, and parts counter

  • Responsible for domestic logistics including inbound and outbound freight

  • Coordination and tracking of employee training. Mentor and coach production employees.

  • Conflict resolution and disciplinary actions in accordance with internal policies and the collective bargaining agreement

  • Evaluate production employees through daily production metrics including safety, quality, delivery and productivity

  • Ensure the compliance with ISO9001 requirements are maintained and conformance to the quality policy and standards are met

  • Develop and/or update inventory and operational policies, procedures, and work instructions to ensure efficient operations in the warehouse

  • Coordinates rapid improvement events with emphasis on lean principles that include standard work, one-piece flow, visual management and 5S (i.e., reorganizing the warehouse to improve flow, labelling standard, lot control implementation)

  • Evaluate production requirements including headcount through workforce planning and capacity analysis

  • Review inventory activity and make recommendations for obsolescence. Review EOZ items and recommend items for disposal or substitution

  • Recommend changes to inventory levels (i.e., minimum/maximum levels, reorder quantities, estimated annual usage, etc.). Lead and improve material/inventory management best practices including planning, purchasing methods, warehouse management and advanced replenishment methods

Required Qualifications :

  • 3 years of experience in a manufacturing environment

  • 1 year of direct manufacturing supervisory experience preferred

  • Bachelor’s degree in a business or technical related field preferred

  • Experience with manufacturing and lean tools including

  • FMEA, Corrective Action Process, RCCM, PDCA, Standard Work, 5S, Visual Management, Daily Management

  • Experience with ISO9001 certification

  • Physical Demands

  • Lifting requirements are generally less than 25 lbs. Lifting could occasionally reach the company maximum of 40 lbs.

Required Skills/Competencies :

  • Strong written/verbal communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills

  • Demonstrated ownership through accountability and delivering of meaningful results

  • Sense of urgency

  • Strong analytical skills – structured problem solving methodologies

  • Collaboration with cross functional teams

  • Proficiency in MS Excel, Access, MS Powerpoint, MS Word or equivalent

  • Experience in MRP Systems (JDE preferred)

  • Union experience 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 (NYSE: IEX) is a company that has undoubtedly touched your life in some way. In fact, IDEX businesses make thousands of products that are mission-critical components in everyday activities. Chances are the car you’re driving has a BAND-IT® clamp holding your side airbag safely in place. If you were ever in a car accident, a Hurst Jaws of Life® rescue tool may have saved your life. If you or a family member is battling cancer, your doctor may have tested your DNA in a quest to find the best targeted medicine for you. It’s likely your DNA test was run on equipment that contains components made by our growing IDEX Health & Science team.