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IDEX Foundry Maintenance Superintendent in Cedar Falls, Iowa

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.

PRIMARY FUNCTION:

Support foundry production by improving overall equipment uptime and availability through implementing a

robust preventive maintenance program. Train and assist maintenance technicians on all aspects of foundry

equipment and processes. Coordinate foundry equipment installation and relocations while working closely with the

production and continuous improvement teams. Support zero injury culture while directing all safety initiatives within the maintenance organization.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Direct day to day activities of Maintenance Technicians.

  • Communicate with production teams and plant management to sustain the highest level of operational efficiency.

  • Monitor equipment operations to ensure that preventive maintenance schedules are adequate and preventive maintenance is being performed proficiently and according to schedule.

  • Monitor inventory of parts and supplies; requisition/order parts and supplies as needed.

  • Recommend equipment upgrades, improvements and/or new purchases and complete capital requests and/or other procedural paperwork necessary for project management.

  • Assist maintenance technicians with interpreting specifications, blueprints and work orders and oversee all troubleshooting and repair of equipment failures.

  • Direct all contract maintenance/installation work by outside vendors and ensure that service contracts comply with company policies including safety.

  • Maintain all business-critical records, documents and blueprints for maintenance assets as well as all associated documentation relating to all production equipment and ancillary systems.

  • Drive a maintenance culture that is focused on continuous improvement, positive morale and exceptional levels of customer service.

  • Supervise the activities of the maintenance department employees to assure that each is properly instructed in the performance of their work and the quantity and quality of work. Makes the job assignments as required and aids in the development of employee skills and attitudes and makes sure work is finished on a timely basis

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum two year degree

  • Mechanical background required

  • At least 3 years of supervisory experience in a manufacturing maintenance environment

  • TPM experience including the setup of a TPM strategy and/or application of TPM

  • Foundry experience required

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: Viking Pump

Job Segment: FMT Fluid & Metering Technologies

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