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IDEX Site Leader in Punta Gorda, Florida

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The Site Leader, Pulsafeeder, Punta Gorda location is responsible for implementing and coordinating the strategic plan for quality, manufacturing, and shipment of Standard Products to meet customer expectations and deliver on business objectives, while putting safety and quality first. The Site Leader will have overall responsibility for all manufacturing, quality, safety, maintenance and operations over at the Punta Gorda manufacturing facility in a Matrix Organization reporting to the President, Dosing Group with a dotted to the General Manager, Pulsafeeder.

The Site Leader of Pulsafeeder PG will be charged to set operational direction and drive execution. This position has primary responsibility for leading the Pulsafeeder business in Punta Gorda, FL, while also actively participating as a Senior Leader Team (SLT) member of the Global Pulsafeeder Team. The Pulsafeeder Site Leader is responsible to create a strong culture (in line with “One Pulsafeeder”) in Punta Gorda, driving for operational excellence and financial performance, while simultaneously working in collaborative partnerships across the global leadership team to leverage technological capabilities and the diverse manufacturing footprint to overserve our customers

The Site Leader will accomplish these objectives by directing a highly engaged and high performing team supporting business priorities while sustaining key operational performance indicators.

Primary expectations of the role will be to drive growth, increase the productivity funnel, as well as promote simplification and speed throughout the organization. The Site Leader will be a servant leader guided by IDEX’s core values of Trust, Teamwork, and Excellence, Diversity Equity & Inclusion (DEI) initiatives and will demonstrate innovative thinking, balancing risks and achieve results through growth initiatives.


  • Demonstrate and model servant leadership to support DEI efforts, individual and team performance and achievement of results that drive significant growth in the Standard Products business. Lead by example through training, directing, coaching and mentoring.

  • View operations and the business overall through an 8020 lens to recognize opportunity to reduce complexity and cost as well as reallocating resources to what is most important to focus on.

  • Direct leaders of Manufacturing, Continuous Improvement, Logistics, and Compliance in their development and performance.

  • Work cross-functionally within a matrixed environment to provide on-site leadership to all Punta Gorda based teams, and collaborate with Commercial, Supply Chain, NPD and Director, Operations, EP division (NY) to leverage best practices with a focus on aligning the operational strategy to support business priorities.

  • Drive Annual Operating Plan (AOP) targets for Site; includes overseeing departmental budgets, expenditures and Capital deployment; review financial statements, cost standards, sales or activity reports, or other performance data, owner of Monthly/Quarterly Forecast

  • Owner of Productivity and CI Funnel Drive to achieve 3-5% annual cost savings (productivity and sourcing) and drive improvements in production quality, operating cost reduction, and manufacturing lead times.

  • Utilize and be proficient in RCCM (Root Cause Counter Measures) analysis (5 why’s)

  • Accountable for Occupational, Health and Safety (OH&S) policy and execution. Ownership for site contingency plans (design and execution.).

  • Ability to scale Operations for growth and/or integration of other sister company product lines

  • Determine resource needs and ensure talent is in place to deliver on strategy (right people/right roles). Ensure employees have the tools and resources necessary to create a positive experience for internal and external customers.


  • Demonstrated Servant Leadership abilities and commitment; ability and desire to coach; and creating a motivating inclusive environment

  • Ability to establish trust and build positive relationships

  • Demonstrated ability to lead organization through change and adapting to change

  • Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, building teams and optimizing process to achieve results

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills that serve to influence and persuade others.

  • Strong conceptual, analytical, problem-solving and organizational skills.

  • Thrives in a fast-paced environment, where technical/business challenges arise requiring immediate and high-impact business solutions.

  • Highly detail and quality oriented.

  • Ability to proactively define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.


  • The position requires a bachelor’s degree and a proven track record of 10+ years of progressing operations experience; including leading teams

  • This person will have extensive demonstrated success in the application of Lean principles for continuous improvement in an industrial environment. ISO 9001 experience preferred.

  • Ability to travel based on business needs (up to 25%)

  • Must be eligible to work in the US on an on-going basis

IDEX is an Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regarding race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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).

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