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IDEX Molding Supervisor in Crawfordsville, Indiana

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Job Title: Molding Supervisor First Shift

Department: Molding

Reports to: Molding Manager


The Molding Supervisor is responsible for leading Molding teams to achieve key safety, productivity, quality, and cost metrics by communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results; coaching and addressing performance issues; and ensuring adherence to systems, policies, and procedures. Knowledge of continuous improvement and lean tools will be a key part of successfully reducing waste and driving team accountability.


  • Maintain safe and clean work environment by educating and directing personnel on the use of all department machinery, equipment, and resources; maintaining compliance with established policies and procedures. Responsible for 5S within the work areas.

  • Inform Management of safety issues, reports workplace injury or incident

  • Monitor the workplace for unsafe conditions

  • Investigate workplace incidents

  • Communicate known safety hazards

  • Encourage and enforce safety rules and safe work habits with team members

  • Update EHS Action Tracker Quality

  • Discuss all Quality issues in DMM

  • Communicate quality issues to Leads

  • Create work instructions Productivity

  • Set Daily Goals for the team to Improve Safety, Quality and Productivity

  • Plan and communicate to other shift supervisors any overtime needs

  • Manage inventory control

  • Reduce Cost, scrap, purge, downtime

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

  • Attend and communicate shift results in Daily Management Meeting

  • Trend and track manufacturing performance OEE, and improvement

  • Perform Root Cause Analysis of missed targets; drive action plans to address the root cause

  • Create and use Visual Management tools

  • Participate in and support Rapid Improvement Events (Kaizen) Other Responsibilities

  • Coach, develop and mentor team members

  • Responsible for aiding in own self-development by participation in all training made available by the company

  • Manage individual team members performance through writing and delivering meaningful midyear and year end reviews

  • Work with HR to develop and deliver disciplinary action when needed and appropriate

  • Update timekeeping system (Kronos) Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in operations management, leadership or other related field or equivalent experience

  • A minimum of two years supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment

  • Ability to multitask and delivery expected results

  • Proficient computer skills (Excel, Access, ERP systems)

  • Servant leadership mindset and actions

  • Influential verbal and written communication skills

  • Demonstrated project management experience

  • Experience in lean manufacturing / continuous improvement environment

  • Ability to create an engaging and inclusive environment

  • Attention to detail

  • Strong initiative and problem-solving skills Affirmative Action Statement: This statement affirms the continuing IDEX Corporation Policy on non-discrimination in employment and treatment during employment with regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, ancestry, marital status, parental status, veteran’s status, or any other non-job related characteristic or criteria protected by law.

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Business Unit: Banjo

Job Segment: FMT Fluid & Metering Technologies