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IDEX Director of Operations in Denver, Colorado

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SUMMARY OF JOB RESPONSIBILITIES :

The Director of Operations formulates and recommends manufacturing and materials, policies and programs which guide the company in maintaining and improving its competitive position and profitability. These activities are directed and coordinated in such a manner that approved projects are manufactured on schedule, within quality and cost objectives.

Part of a cross functional staff, responsible for the development and deployment of policies and strategies to improve operations and increase profits while insuring compliance with regulatory requirements.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Directs the company’s manufacturing and production activities to accomplish corporate objectives.

  • Directs the company’s material and production control activities to accomplish corporate objectives.

  • Develops and recommends company manufacturing policy and establishes manufacturing department operating policy.

  • Develops and recommends company material, production control and purchasing policy and establishes materials department operating policy.

  • Directs the manufacturing engineering efforts in defining and recommending manufacturing objectives; develops short-term and long-term plans and programs, together with supporting budget requests and financial estimates.

  • Determines capital and expense requirements to maintain manufacturing objectives and provide return on investment. Prepares annual Capital and Expense Budget appropriation requests for all machinery, equipment and building repair items.

  • Directs the manufacturing of all company products at the lowest cost consistent with established specifications as to quality and quantity.

  • Supervises installation and maintenance of all equipment used in manufacturing.

  • Directs preparation of cost control reports, cost estimates, manpower and facilities requirements forecasts.

  • Coordinates and collaborates with other departments of the company in establishing and implementing responsibilities.

  • Formulates and installs standard practices based on comparative studies of methods, costs and production figures.

  • Directs the maintenance of all machinery, equipment, building and grounds, in addition to the company vehicle.

  • Works with the Human Resources Director to establish and maintain adequate manufacturing personnel levels.

  • Establishes training programs to provide adequate and satisfactorily trained personnel levels.

  • Serves as OSHA and EPA compliance officer to plan, install and maintain adequate and conforming health and safety standards.

  • Manages subordinate supervisors who supervise employees in the Production, Shipping, Scheduling and Purchasing. Is responsible for the overall direction, coordination and evaluation of these units. Also directs non-supervisory employees.

  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring and training employees; planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND REQUIRED ABILITIES:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures or government publications.

  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals.

  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and the general public.

  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.

  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, verbal, diagram or schedule form.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Bachelors degree in related field plus 5 years experience in managing operations.

Essential Functions:

The physical, mental/visual and work environment demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Demands:

  • Requires use of hands and arms at least 60% of the time.

  • Majority of the time is spent sitting.

  • Lifting requirements are generally less than 10 lbs. Manual lifting could reach the company maximum of 50 lbs.

  • Approximately 20% of the time is spent bending and crouching.

Work Environment:

  • Climate-controlled office environment.

  • Noise exposure is light to moderate.

Mental/Visual Demands:

  • Close vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus are necessary to perform the job functions.

  • Peripheral vision is required for safety.

KEY COMPETENCIES:

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies to perform the essential functions of this position.

  • Problem solving: The individual identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner and gathers and analyzes information skillfully

  • Interpersonal Skills: The individual maintains confidentiality, remains open to others’ ideas and exhibits willingness to try new things.

  • Relationships with Others: The individual works effectively and relates well with others Including superiors, colleagues, and individuals inside and outside the Company. The employee exhibits a professional manner in dealing with others and works, to maintain constructive working relationships.

  • Communication and Contact: The individual communicates effectively both verbally and in writing with superiors, colleagues, and individuals inside and outside the Company.

  • Planning/organizing: The individual prioritizes and plans work activities, uses time efficiently and develops realistic action plans.

  • Quality control: The individual demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness and monitors own work to ensure quality.

  • Adaptability: The individual adapts to changes in the work environment, manages competing demands and is able to deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events.

  • Dependability: The individual is consistently at work and on time, follows instructions, responds to management direction and solicits feedback to improve performance.

  • Safety and security: The individual actively promotes and personally observes all safety procedures.The individual complies with Environmental, Safety, and Hazardous Communications requirements.

The estimated compensation for this position is $175,000-$200,000, depending on experience. This position may be eligible for performance based bonus plan.

Our comprehensive U.S. benefit offerings include: Health benefits, 401(k) retirement savings program with company match, PTO, and more. More information on our benefits and rewards can be found on our career page: https://www.idexcorp.com/careers/our-benefit-and-rewards/

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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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: Band-It

Job Segment: FSD Fire & Safety/Diversified Products

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