IDEX IT Manager - Indiana in Crawfordsville, Indiana

Title: IT Manager - Indiana

Business Unit: Banjo


150 Banjo Drive

Crawfordsville, Indiana, 47933

United States

Function: Information Technology


Company Description

Located in Crawfordsville, Indiana, Banjo Corporation is a leading manufacturer of Liquid Handling Products that service Agriculture and Industrial Applications. Specializing in injected molded, glass-reinforced polypropylene products, Banjo prides itself on innovative design, skillful engineering, precise manufacturing, and finding the solution that works best for your liquid handling needs.

Banjo Liquid Handling Products marketed and sold all over the world:

Valves, Electric Valves, Manifold Systems, Dry-Disconnects, IBC/Tank Accessories, Cam Lever Couplings, Pipe Fittings, Line Strainers, and Pumps.

Banjo is a Unit of IDEX Corporation

Summary: The position will provide overall coordination of all IT services delivered locally as well as through IDEX Global Information Services group (GIS). The position also requires a strong understanding of the Banjo/IDEX standard business practices, priorities, and opportunities and the ability to communicate and manage the delivery of various IT services to enable business performance improvements. The IT Manager will support the local business applications that support various aspects of the business, ensure high availability, reliability, and security of local network and communication services.

Major Tasks and Responsibilities:

§ Accountable for day-to-day management of local business applications and data center equipment and services and coordination of local support for Banjo enterprise application and services.

§ Responsible for the day-to-day management of business applications and operational support that includes employee training, process automation, utilizing system capabilities or re-engineering of business practices, reporting, scheduling, workloads, change management and other locally managed operational support activities.

§ Develop an annual plan that identifies local project priorities and Banjo/IDEX-wide initiatives for implementation according to time lines and priorities established by company management and GIS group. Must take responsibility for facilitating business integration opportunities in consultations with local management.

§ Develop a budget for all IT services and manage/track expenditure for local services. Work with GIS group to implement enterprise-wide standardization and cost reduction initiatives.

§ Deliver local application support. Ensure proper configuration, performance and reporting integrity of local business unit application (ERP, CRM, webshop-commerce, etc.) and coordinate resolution of system related problems with software suppliers or local developers or IDEX service providers. Ensure compliance to licensing of all third party software including desktop products.

§ Deliver local infrastructure and hardware support. Ensure proper maintenance of all local hardware, ongoing maintenance of contracts for equipment, monitor performance of local network communications, coordinate upgrades to operating systems and operational support through third party vendors or service providers.

§ Implement appropriate measures to remain in compliance with IDEX security policies, requirements for Sarbanes Oxley and other directives from GIS group.

§ Maintain an up-to-date backup and disaster recovery document and test plans according to IDEX policies.

§ Manage local communication services including LAN cabling, LAN and WAN equipment on premises to ensure high availability.

§ Coordinate and provide appropriate level of training on business unit applications and enterprise systems for local staff within the business unit.

§ Work with Operations group to implement process improvement leveraging existing systems deployed within the unit to support six sigma, lean mixed mode manufacturing and value stream mapping initiatives.

§ Help in developing and maintaining front-end solutions that meet the Voice of the Customer and Voice of the Business requirements.



  • Business acumen

  • Managing through systems

  • Influencing others

  • Drive for results

  • Effective communication

  • Customer focus

  • Project management Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience with specialization in IT or business administration.

  • Ability to quickly learn systems (for example, Company currently uses M2M ERP system).Good working knowledge of financial, sales, manufacturing, purchasing, inventory modules.

  • Experience in data warehouse design, web-intelligence (report writing).

  • 2-3 years consulting experience either implementing large scale technology enabled project, strategy consulting or enabling process improvements in multiple industries.

  • 3-5 years experience in a small-medium sized company with overall responsibility for IT-related functions.

  • Experience in MS-CRM, bar code technology, EDI, and web-based application solutions.

  • Experience in network technologies with hands-on knowledge of LAN components, communication protocols, active directory (AD), LDAP services, Microsoft Windows and server operating systems and desktop software is also desirable.

  • Prior experience managing or operating a small data center.Knowledge of backup, recovery procedures, and security.

  • Some travel necessary (up to 10%).

IDEX is an equal opportunity employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

REQ ID: 1687