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IDEX Production Manager in Shelby, North Carolina

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.


Oversees the day to day activities of manufacturing to include machining, assembly, testing, receiving, and shipping of products to ensure attainment of schedule and to exceed customer expectations. Will utilize all necessary tools, methods, processes, and policies to maintain a safe working environment and to optimize output and minimize costs to remain competitive within the fire service industry.


Site Lead


  • Adherence to all Federal, State, Local, and company safety rules and regulations

  • Schedule attainment

  • Meeting BU objectives pertaining to productivity, sales, and spending

  • Mentoring and development of production supervisors

  • Lead cost reduction initiatives

  • Foster environment of continuous improvement

  • Optimizes labor force to maximize throughput

  • Engages floor employees to help drive change

  • Oversees 1st shift of employees

  • Oversees assembly, testing, and machining

  • Encourages and maintains a problem-solving culture to include floor employees

  • Maintaining safety initiatives


  • Ability to communicate with various functions and levels

  • Analytical skills

  • Lean Manufacturing knowledge to include SMED, Cellular design, 5s

  • Conflict resolution skills

  • Understanding of ISO requirements for manufacturing

  • Labor union relationship building abilities

  • Process improvement analysis, implementation and sustainment

  • Blueprint interpretation

  • Basic understanding of GD&T

  • Machining exposure and or experience

  • Ability to develop a problem-solving culture


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Production Management, Operation’s Management, Business Management or Engineering discipline

  • 5-7 years’ experience in similar role with increasing levels of responsibility

  • 7-10 years working in a manufacturing environment with exposure to machining desired

  • ISO experience or exposure

  • Track record of building process improvements

  • Demonstrated ability to build and lead great teams


  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The above statements reflect the general details necessary to describe the principal functions of the job and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the job.

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: Hurst