IDEX Shipping Supervisor (1st Shift) in Crawfordsville, Indiana
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Banjo Corporation, located outside of Indianapolis, Indiana specializes in injection molding of glass reinforced polypropylene with an excellent reputation for high quality. We have been in business for over 60 years and pride ourselves with innovative designs, skillful engineering and precise manufacturing in a cohesive environment. Banjo is a business unit of IDEX Corporation.
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Founded in 1988 with three small, entrepreneurial manufacturing companies, we’re proud to say that we now call 40 diverse businesses around the world part of the IDEX family. With 7,000 employees and manufacturing operations in more than 20 countries, IDEX is a high-performing, global $2+ billion company committed to making trusted solutions that improve lives. For more information, visit www.idexcorp.com .
The Shipping Supervisor is responsible for leading the Shipping team 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 as well as servant leadership will be a key part of successfully reducing waste and driveing team engagement and 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 work place 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
Attend daily Quality meeting, disposition of parts, use defective parts to teach and train your associates 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.
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).
Business Unit: Banjo
Job Segment: FMT Fluid & Metering Technologies